Engineering Animation: Watch How Workers Could Have Come in Direct Contact With A Moving Trailer


Laser scans of the environment and vehicles were utilized to demonstrate how workers could have come in direct contact with a moving trailer. The laser scan of the environment included important information such as the curvature of the roadway, and the curb-to-curb width of the street. Laser scans of construction vehicles allowed DJS to properly place the vehicles on the roadway. With the remaining space, DJS prepared a to-scale pickup and trailer and had it move, according to the laws of physics, and witness testimony. To-scale workers were also placed according to witness testimony. Once all contributing factors to the accident were in place, DJS was able to illustrate, with a reasonable degree of engineering certainty, how the off-tracking movement of the trailer could have contacted the workers, standing nearby.
For additional information on DJS Associates’ engineering animations, please contact Hugh Borbidge, BSME or Laurence Penn at or via phone at 215-659-2010.

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