Forensic Engineering

Sliding and Tumbling Deceleration of a Motorcycle (Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction)

Sliding and Tumbling Deceleration of a Motorcycle (Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction)

A quick aside...this is a draft of another section from the motorcycle accident reconstruction book that I'm writing with Lou Peck and William Neale. Lou, in particular, assisted with this section. Let me know what suggestions you have for making this more readable and useful. Thanks!

Braking Capabilities of Motorcyclists - A Literature Review

Braking Capabilities of Motorcyclists - A Literature Review

Hey everybody. This is my first attempt at a summary of the literature on the braking capabilities of motorcyclists, one small section for the motorcycle accident reconstruction book I'm working on with Lou Peck and William Neale. I would love to hear your comments on this - what is it missing? what do you like and not like?

Scene and Vehicle Documentation Checklists for Rollover Collisions

Scene and Vehicle Documentation Checklists for Rollover Collisions

This article will give you my take on an what you should consider documenting when you inspect the scene and vehicle for reconstructing a rollover collision. To my lawyer friends, these lists are intended to help accident reconstructionists - they are not must-do lists for you to use against us!

Producing Forensic Animations that are Credible and Admissible (Motorcycle Crash Example)

Producing Forensic Animations that are Credible and Admissible (Motorcycle Crash Example)

An animation can provide tremendous value to a jury by making an expert’s opinions more understandable. In this article, I will give you 7 principles for producing credible and admissible animations for use in depositions, mediations, settlement conferences, and trials.