Article Index of All Collision Magazines

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Collision Magazine

Volume 1, Issue 1 (2006)

Articles

The Accuracy of Speed Recorded by an SDM and the Effects on Brake, YAW, and other Factors
by Timothy Reust, James Morgan

Analysis of the GM Sensing and Diagnostic Module in 360-degree Linear Momentum Collisions
by Weston Brown

Motor Vehicle Event Data Recorders: Validation and Use of Data for Admission to the Court
by Guy Barbera, Olof Jacobson, Bastiaan Cornelissen, Christopher Thomas, Donald Anderson

A Review of Various ACM Module Types and Data Recorded
by Charles Veppert

Rational Legislative and Organizational Policy for Automotive Event Data Recorders
by William Messerschmidt

Practical Aspects of CDR Using the Vetronix Crash Data Retrieval System
by George Hall, PE

Motorcycle Collinear Collisions Involving Motor Vehicles Equipped with EDRs
by Roman Beck, David Casteel, Ed Phillips, Jerry Eubanks, Doug English

CASE STUDY: Knowing What to Look for and How to Find It
by Rusty Haight

This issue of Collision includes the digital download of the 2006 CDR Summit speaker presentations.
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Collision Magazine

Volume 1, Issue 2 (2006)

Articles

PDOF: Principle Direction of Force
by C. Gregory Russell

Deceleration Rates of Modern Passenger Vehicles During Straight Line Braking and Yaw Events
by Timothy Reust

Identification of Unusual Tire Marks at the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Collision
by David Dye

Motorcycle Crash Investigation
by Gary Lewis

Simulations 101: Anatomy of a Simulation
by Terry Day

Pictometry in Crash Scene Mapping
by Jon Northrup

Making History: PhotoModeler Software Helps Knott Laboratory Reverse-engineer the Past
by Knott Lab and Eos Systems

Getting Into Print As An Accident Reconstructionist
by Robert Stearns

Vehicle Dynamic Characteristics of SUVs in On-Road, Untripped Rollover Accidents
by Lawrence Wilson, Daniel Godrick, Shaun Kildare

Contribution of a Laterally Displaced Vehicle to the Post-Impact Deceleration of a Heavy Truck
by Wade Bartlett, PE, Bill Wright, David Brill

My Turn at the Wheel: That’s Not How I Remember It
by George Ripsom

CASE STUDY: 2 In, 3 Out
by C. Greg Russell, Rusty Haight, Brad Muir

This issue of Collision includes the

2006 ARC-CSI Crash Conference DVD

  • Conference Presentations (PDF)
  • Digital Photos and Video of all Crashes
  • Crash Data from all Crashes
  • Test 1: 4Runner Rollover
  • Test 2: Motorcycle to Sable
  • Test 3: Malibu to Metro (split)
  • Test 4: Motorcycle to Sable
  • Test 5: Motorhome to Astro Van
  • Test 6: Fire Engine to LeBaron
  • Test 7: Fire Engine to Astro Van
  • Test 8: School Bus to Elantra to Winnebago
  • Test 9: Crown Vic. to Subaru GL to Caprice

Collision Magazine

Volume 2, Issue 1 (2007)

Articles

Two-dimensional analyses of EDR information
by Bruno Schmidt

Close Range Photogrammetry
by Lee DeChant

Compartmentalization Compromised: The Issue of School Bus Passenger Safety
by Dr. Ray Turner

Damage-Based Collision Severity Reconstruction Technique
by mark S. Erikson, PE, Wilson C. Hayes, PhD

Analysis of Collisions: Point Mass Mechanics and Planar Impact Mechanics
by Raymond Brach, Matthew Brach

Carrying out a high-speed crash test for the Dutch police
by Wolfram kalthoff, Ralf Buhrmann, Eckhard Meyer

My Turn at the Wheel: The Future of Accident Reconstruction
by Terry D. Lewis

EDR Durability
by Wade Bartlett

The Accuracy of General Motors Event Data Recorders in NHTSA Crash Tests
by Craig Wilkinson, Jonathan Lawrence, David King

When Measuring Vehicle Crush… find the Method that Works for You
by Bob Galvin

Book Reviews
by Joseph Badger

Reconstruction & Analysis Of Steering-induced, On-road, Untripped SUV Rollover
by Lawrence Wilson, PE, Michael Gilbert, PE, Daniel Godrick

Case Study
by Rusty Haight

This issue of Collision includes the digital download of the 2007 CDR Summit speaker presentations.
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Collision Magazine

Volume 2, Issue 2 (2007): Digital Only

Articles

General Motors Data Recording: A Visual Approach to the Logic Functions
by William Messerschmidt, Jon Northrup

Detailed Comparison of Vehicle Speed and the Speed Recorded by an SDM
by Timothy Reust, James Morgan

Average Daily Ignition Cycles in SDM Equipped, GM Vehicles
by David Little, PEng

Application of Drag Coefficients to ABS related Sideslip
by David Dye

Use of the Combined Velocity Equation In Cases Involving Post-Collision Movement
by James D. English

Vehicle Crush Measuring: Helpful For Extracting Key Details Of Crash Scenes
by Bob Galvin

Implications of Symmetric Sine-Based Collision Pulse Models on Force-Deflection Characteristics: (Part 1)
by Jai Singh, BS, MS, John Perry, PhD

Using GPS based Data Acquisition in Forensic Accident Reconstruction
by R.J. Butler, K.C. Breen, W.R. Fischer, K.D. Bedsworth, N.R. Haupt

Quantifying the Aerodynamic Forces Acting on a Vehicle and Projectile
by Kevin Adkins

Reconstruction and Analysis of Steering-Induced, On-Road, Untripped SUV Rollover Tests (Part 2)
by Lawrence Wilson, PE, Michael Gilbert, PE, Daniel Godrick

Effects of Sample Rates on Accelerometer Based Skid Testing and Unit Comparison
by Jon Northrup

Validating Speed Analysis Calculations with Crash Test Data
by Charles R. Lewis

Snowmobile Data
by Robert Dowd

Night-Time Pedestrian Collision Reconstruction Factors
by Daniel Melcher, PE, Jeffrey Armstrong, PE

European Accident Reconstruction by the Visual Comparison with Crash Tests
by Wolfram Kalthoff, MEng

Case Study: How do you deal with a secondary impact?
by Rusty Haight, Brad Muir, Jon Northrup

This issue of Collision includes the

2007 ARC-CSI Crash Conference DVD

  • Conference Presentations (PDF)
  • Digital Photos and Video of all Crashes
  • Crash Data from all Crashes
  • Test A-K: Low Speed Test Series
  • Test 1: Grand Wagoneer to Tercel
  • Test 2: Malibu to Aspire
  • Test 3: Head-on; Crown Vic. to Corsica
  • Test 4: Crown Vic. to Small Tow Trailer

Collision Magazine

Volume 3, Issue 1 (2008): Digital Only

Articles

Single Point Crush Variation
by Jai Singh, BS, MS, John Perry, PhD, Judson Welcher BS, MS

Vehicle Fires and Airbag Modules
by Timothy Erhardt

Comparing Different Sources of CDR Data to “Real World” Crashes
by Brad Muir

An Alternative Formulation for Symmetric Sine Based Collision Pulse Models
by Jai Singh BS, MS, John Perry PhD

Cable Options for the “CDR System Handyman”
by David Little

Quantifying the Aerodynamic Forces Acting on Objects During a Fall
by Kevin Adkins

Reconstruction: Seeing Across the Years
by Bill Wright

The Accuracy of Speed Recorded by a Ford PCM and the Effects of Brake, Yaw and other Factors
by Timothy Reust, James Morgan, Richard Ruth

Dynamic Accuracy of Powertrain Control Module (PCM) Event Data Recorders During ABS Braking
by Richard Ruth, Timothy Reust

Getting Data From Destroyed SDMs: Transferring EEPROMs Between Modules
by: Wade Bartlett

The “Trampoline Effect” in Reconstruction
by W.R. Rusty Haight, Sean Haight

Tech Tips
by Sean Haight

Book Reviews
by Joseph Badger

This issue of Collision includes the digital download of the 2008 CDR Summit speaker presentations.
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Collision Magazine

Volume 3, Issue 2 (2008)

Articles

Close-Range Photogrammetry as a Routine Crash Reconstruction Tool within the Florida Highway Patrol
by David Templeton, Jr

Vehicle Speed Sensor Calibration
by Alan K. Nagel

Centrifugal Force Is It Real?
By Peter Rast

Basic Integral Calculus for Crash Reconstruction
by Sean Haight

Forensic Photography and Crash Reconstruction, Part 1: The Professional Amateur Expert Witness Photographer
by Robert Wyman

School Bus Rollovers and Passenger Compartment Ejection: Solving the Puzzle Using Videoanalytics
by Dr. Ray Turner

Bus Braking Tests: With and Without ABS
by D. Vangi, A. Virga, L. Pinchera

Hydroplaning: The effect of Water on the Roadway
by Elvin Aycock, PE, PLS

CASE PROBLEM: A Multifaceted Approach to Collision Analysis
by Greg Russell, Rusty Haight

CASE STUDY: Motorcycle vs. Passenger Car
by Gary Lewis

CASE STUDY: 2 in 3 Out Revisited
by Greg Russell

This issue of Collision includes the

2008 ARC-CSI Crash Conference DVD

  • Conference Presentations (PDF)
  • Digital Photos and Video of all Crashes
  • Crash Data from all Crashes
  • Test 1: Motorcycle to CRX
  • Test 2a-2b: Crown Vic. Pursuit Intervention Technique
  • Test 3: Malibu to Pedestrian
  • Test 4: Crown Vic. to Honda
  • Test 5: Motorcycle to Van
  • Test 6: Bus to Kia
  • Test 7: Intrepid to Van

Collision Magazine

Volume 4, Issue 1 (2009): Digital Only

Articles

Photo Rectification Plays an Important Role for Determining Fault in a Two Vehicle Crash
by Lee DeChant

ACM Reprogramming
by Chuck Veppert

Signal Processing Applied to Vehicle Speed Measurement and Recording
by Gary Johnson

Accuracy of Selected 2008 Chrysler ACM EDR’s During Braking
by Richard Ruth & Tim Reust

Calculating Speed From Skidmarks
by Peter Bergh

Ranges of Safety Provided by Safety Technologies Used For Reducing Motorcycle Crashes, Fatalities, Injuries and Loss
by William Belisle

CDR Evidence Frequently Asked Questions
by William J. Melkonian

The Mathematics of Turns, Evasive Maneuvers, Lane Changes, and Passing
by Peter Bergh

Using Ford PCM Data to Evaluate Deceleration Rates, Brake Time and Impact Speeds
by Tim Reust, Richard Ruth, James Morgan

Alcohol and Vehicle Collisions – Correlation or Cause?
by Peter H. Rast

Forensic Photography and Crash Reconstruction Part 2: Solutions to Common Problems
by Robert Wyman

Book Reviews

This issue of Collision includes the digital download of the 2009 CDR Summit speaker presentations.
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Collision Magazine

Volume 4, Issue 2 (2009)

Articles

Estimation of Vehicle Speed and Trajectory Based on Video from a Vehicle-Mounted Camera
By: Dan T. Horak

“What is 30?”
By: Lenny Simpson and Greg Russell

Momentum – Vectoring in a New Approach
By: C. Gregory Russell

The Latest CDR System Data from GM Vehicles Update
By: Brad Muir

Honda Gold Wing Motorcycle: Linked Brakes and Their Performance
By: Gary Johnson

Braking Efficiencies of Motorcycles By Experienced Riders in Hard Braking Situations
By: Lee E. Jackson and Raymond L. Wangler

My Turn At the Wheel
By: Richard C. Rinker

Death Investigations and Their Psychological Effect on Police Officers
By: Brian Smith

Testing the Last Stop Record in the Mercedes MBE 4000
By: Benjamin N. Smith William F. and Ronnie E. DeMonia

Automobile Extrication for the Reconstructionist
By: Bill Davies

Perception-Reaction Time: Is Olson (& Sivak) All You Need To Know?
By: Marc Green, Ph. D.

Comparison of Vehicle Measurement Techniques
By: Daniel S. Peterson, P.E. and James W. Smith, P.E.

Commercial Vehicle Dynamics For Collision Reconstruction
By: Daniel J. Melcher, Jeffrey D. Armstrong, Jason D. Jupe, and
Michael F. Bosworth

This issue of Collision includes the

2009 ARC-CSI Crash Conference DVD

  • Conference Presentations (PDF)
  • Digital Photos and Video of all Crashes
  • Crash Data from all Crashes
  • Test 1: Journey to Cavalier
  • Test 2: Malibu to Trailer
  • Test 3: Crown Vic. to Trailer
  • Test 4: Taurus to Trailer
  • Test 5: Ram 1500 to Ranger
  • Test 6: Crown Vic. to Contour
  • Test 7-10: Rollover Attempts: Grand Cherokee (ESC)
  • Test 11: Jeep to Journey

Collision Magazine

Volume 5, Issue 1 (2010): Digital Only

Articles

My Turn at the Wheel
by Peter Bergh

Effect Of Directional Tires On Wet Traction
by H. J. Herzlich, Robert Swint, Edward Ritsch and B. Unser

Wet or Frozen ACM Access Considerations
by Sean Haight

Insurance Applications for Crash Data Retrieval, Legal Considerations
by Michael Merolli, David Brink, Patrick Conran, and Jasmine Garcia-Vieux

CDR Evidence Suppressed by Oklahoma Court
by George Hall

An Abbreviated History Of CDR Technology
by Rusty Haight

A Variable Deceleration Rate Approach to Rollover Crash Reconstruction
by Nathan Rose

Retrieving and Interpreting Data from Ford Powertrain Control Modules using the Bosch Crash Data Retrieval Tool
by Bruce McNally

Common Post Impact Speed Analysis
by Greg Russell

EDR Module Types and Collision Data Available in CDR Supported Vehicles
by Chuck Veppert and David Little

This issue of Collision includes the digital download of the 2010 CDR Summit speaker presentations.
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Collision Magazine

Volume 5, Issue 2 (2010)

Articles

Model For Analyzing Single Vehicle Rollover Accidents
By Juan M. Herrera And Anselmo Najera G.

Devices For Accident Reconstruction Testing Beyond The Drag Factor
By Brad Muir And Jon Northrup

Post-Collision Speedometer Readings And Vehicle Impact Speeds
By Robert D. Anderson

Determining A “Best Effort” Heavy Truck Acceleration Rate Based On Time, Weight & Distance
By David A. Stopper, Phillip D. Darnell And Christopher C. Voeglie

Light Bulb Filament Analysis From The 2010 ARC-CSI Crash Conference
By Christopher J. Brignola

Crash Data Collection Guide For GM Airbag Electronic Control Units
By Donald Floyd

Time Development Of Delta-V Recording And PDOF During A Collision
By Bruno Schmidt

Vehicle Navigation GPS Units Could Be The Overlooked EDR
By Timothy J. Reust

The Butterfly Effect Of Crash Investigations
By Robert Miller

EDRs And Restraint Systems
By Bill Davies

Reading Data From International Medium And Heavy Duty Truck Electronic Control Modules
By Dustin Nolen and Gary Johnson

Cone Of Departure: A Good Idea, But Not A Law
By Wade Bartlett and Bruno Schmidt

This issue of Collision includes the

2010 ARC-CSI Crash Conference DVD

  • Conference Presentations (PDF)
  • Digital Photos and Video of all Crashes
  • Crash Data from all Crashes
  • Test 1: Cadillac into Multiple Vehicles
  • Test 2: Motorcycle to Grand Marquis
  • Test 3: Gran Am to Semi-Trailer
  • Test 4: Monte Carlo to Semi-Trailer
  • Test 5: Motorcycle to Grand Marquis
  • Test 6: Saturn to Semi-Trailer
  • Test 7: Moped to Grand Marquis
  • Test 8: Head-on: Crown Vic. to Crown Vic.
  • Test 9: Cavalier to Impala
  • Test 10-13: S10 Pickup to Impala 

Collision Magazine

Volume 6, Issue 1 (2011)

Articles

Vehicle and Occupant Motion in Far-Side Impacts
By Sean H. Haight and Kennerly H. Digges

Extracting Collision Data from Damaged Ford Powertrain Control Modules
By David M. Little

Estimating Maximum Motorcycle Acceleration Rates
By Wade Bartlett

The Speed Triangle: Momentum, Energy and PCM Data
By Charlie Greear, David Thornburg, and Lee DeChant

Applying Heavy Vehicle EDR Data in the Real World
By William Messerschmidt, Benjamin Smith, and Al Dunn

An Accident Reconstructionist’s Primer on: Tire and Wheel Rim Marks at Crash Scenes
By Donald F. Tandy, Jr., Jason Colborn, Robert J. Pascarella, Todd D. Hoover

Using CDR System Data in Crash Reconstruction or What Does the Term “Complete Reconstruction” Really Mean?
By: W. R. “Rusty” Haight

GPS Navigation Units: Recorded Data for Use in Accident Reconstruction
By Timothy J. Reust

The Performance of Seat Backs in High Speed Rear Impacts and the Effect to the Occupant
By Martin Werz and David Bliss

Insurance Applications for Crash Data Retrieval: Legal Considerations in 2011
By Michael L. Merolli, David O. Brink, and Andrew T. Apjohn

Preserving Heavy Truck Event Data
By Gary M. Johnson

This issue of Collision includes the digital download of the 2011 CDR Summit speaker presentations.
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Collision Magazine

Volume 6, Issue 2 (2011)

Articles

Crash Testing… Why Bother?
by W.R. Rusty Haight

Peer Reviewed Papers, the SAE and Collision Magazine Mutually Exclusive Concepts?
by W.R. Rusty Haight

My Turn At the Wheel: The Mathematics of a Bicycle Going Down an Incline
by Peter Bergh

A Short History of Nearly Everything! ( … about McHenry and Computers in Highway Safety)
by Brian McHenry

ARC-CSI Crash Team Boot Camp Experience and Crash Test Data Review
by ARC-CSI Boot Camp Team

Intersection Crash Reconstruction – From Cradle to Grave
by Terry D. Day

Applications of GPS Data in Collision Reconstruction
by Daniel Melcher, Jay Przybyla, Rachel Keller, Thomas Rush

Accident Reconstruction Photogrammetry Using Zoomed Images from Digital Cameras
by Lee DeChant, J Rolly Kinney

The Use of EDR Data in Vehicle Accident Reconstructions
by Raymond Brach

Fundamentals of Highway and Roadside Design for the Accident Reconstruction Specialist
by Francisco Klein

Eccentric Collisions and Post-Impact Motion – Busting a Myth
by Bruno Schmidt, Michelle Beach

This issue of Collision includes the

2011 ARC-CSI Crash Conference DVD

  • Conference Presentations (PDF)
  • Digital Photos and Video of all Crashes
  • Crash Data from all Crashes
  • Tests: Low Speed tests
  • Test 1: Chrysler 300 to Bonneville
  • Test 2: Crown Vic. to Sonata
  • Test 3: Sienna to Probe to Neon
  • Test 4: LaCrosse to Aspire
  • Test 5: Chrysler 300 to Escape
  • Test 6: Opel Insignia to Cavalier to Alero
  • Test 7: Crown Vic. to Sienna

Collision Magazine

Volume 7, Issue 1 (2012)

Articles

Accident Reconstruction of an Unwitnessed Bicycle Mishap
by Timothy Joganich

A Method for Creating Photograph Textured Planes and Camera Positions in HVE Simulations
by Brad R. Shults

Using the Monte Carlo Method with Crash Event Data
by Roger W. Barrette

Accuracy of Toyota Event Data Recorders
by Richard R. Ruth

Becoming an Effective Expert Witness
by William J. Melkonian

Transcript of the CDR Summit Mock Admissibility Hearing for Trial Preparation
by Ron Zacapa

Information Analysis for the Collision Analyst
by Jerry S. Ogden, Mathew Martonovich, Zachariah Weimer, and Katrina M. Kloberdanz

CDR Data From More Than One Car? Fitting It All Together
by Raymond Wangler

Close-Range Photogrammetry for Sightline Obstruction Determination
by Lee DeChant and Gary Cooper

Toyota, Lexus, and Scion CDR Coverage
by Kent E. Boots

Using Data from a DriveCam Video Event Recorder to Reconstruct a Hard Braking Event
by Nathan A. Rose, William T.C. Neale and Neal R. Carter

OPINION – Peer Review
by Raymond M. Brach, R. Matthew Brach, Jarrod Carter, Joseph Marsh, Donald Parker, Chris Van Ee, and Michael Varat

This issue of Collision includes the digital download of the 2012 CDR Summit speaker presentations.
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Collision Magazine

Volume 7, Issue 2 (2012)

Articles

Dynamics of Vehicle-to-Vehicle Side Impact Crash Tests
by Lawrence A. Wilson and Sean H. Haight

Pilot To Determine If Using Laser Scanning Saves Time & Improves Collision Investigations
by Richard Auty

My Turn At The Wheel: How To Use The Combined Speed Formula,Or Not!
by Erik Carlsson

A Comparison Between A Real World Crash Test, HVE Simulation and 3D Scanning
by Jeffrey Suway, Anthony Cornetto, John Swanson, Fawzi Bayan, Ronny Wahba and Alfred Cipriani

Using & Preserving HVEDR Diagnostic Event Data
by Timothy Austin, William Messerschmidt, And Michael Farrell

Determination of Impact Force and Crush Energy Using Abductive Networks
by Oren Masory and Nicolas Putod

Analysis And Application Of Rollover Data From Testing
by W. R. Rusty Haight and Sean H. Haight

Determination of Vehicle Orientation at Ground Contact for Rollover Accidents
by Juan M. Herrera and Anselmo Najera G.

School Bus Submergence Collision Investigation and Passenger Survivability
by Ray Turner

Reconstruction Essentials for Tread Separation Accidents Involving Axle Tramp
by Paul T. Semones

Crash Team Boot Camp – Crash Test Data Review
by James D. English, John Howell, C. Bruce Gambardella, Bob Lynn and Jeff Bangle

FORCE-BALANCE: A Non-Standard Application of the Tool
by Daniel W. Vomhof III

Yaw Marks: Past And Present
by John Howell and Mario Alfonsi

This issue of Collision includes the

2012 ARC-CSI Crash Conference DVD

  • Conference Presentations (PDF)
  • Digital Photos and Video of all Crashes
  • Crash Data from all Crashes
  • Tests A-E: Low Speed tests
  • Test 1: Grand Prix to Ambulance
  • Test 2: Town & Country to Aspire to Corolla
  • Test 3: Crown Vic. to Saturn
  • Test 4: Head-on – Yaris to Sephia
  • Test 5: Crown Vic to Rio to Escort
  • Test 6: Rollover of Grand Cherokee – bumper height mismatch
  • Test 7: Jetta to Town & Country

Collision Magazine

Volume 8, Issue 1 (2013) – Digital Only

Articles (Digital Version Only)

Further Developments Regarding the Dynamic Modeling of Motor Vehicle Collision Response Using the SDOF Approach
by Jai Singh

Hyundai and Kia Crash Data – A Preliminary Overview
by: Rusty Haight, Shawn Gyorke, and Sean Haight

The Effect of Tinted Headlights. A Look Into the Level of Light Diminishment Headlights Experience When a Tint is Applied to the Headlight
by Jeff Cardita

Laser Scanning for Crash Reconstruction
by Joel Salinas

Validation and Use of EDR Data from a Non-CDR Supported Vehicle in a Criminal Prosecution Case
by Wesley Vandiver, Isaac Ikram and Bryan Randles

Investigation of Traffic Crashes Involving the Inhalation of Difluoroethane
by Adam M. Hyde and Roger W. Barrette

Accuracy of GPS Speed and Location Data Measured in Emergency Vehicles
by David M. Little, Cst. Rob Joiner and Cpl. Stephen Hilliard

Reader Commentary on a Previously Published Article

This issue of Collision includes the digital download of the 2013 CDR Summit speaker presentations.
Click the button above to view the topics presented.

Collision Magazine

Volume 8, Issue 2 (2013)

Articles

Analysis of Event Data Recorder Delta-V Reporting in the IIHS Small Overlap Crash Test
by Sean Haight and Rusty Haight

Differentiating Potentially Causal Precrash Component Damage from Crash Damage
By: David Hallman

Driver Distraction: Obtaining Mobile Device Digital Evidence
by Mike May and Andrew Russell

Evidence Sometimes Overlooked During Vehicle Inspections
by William Brem and Wayne Denham

Hyundai and Kia Crash Data: the Indispensable Compendium
by Rusty Haight, Shawn Gyorke and Sean Haight

Bombardier Can – Am Spyder Braking and Acceleration Testing
by Dawn Mutis

My Turn at the Wheel: “Think of a Number, Then…”
by Erik Carlsson

This issue of Collision includes the

2013 ARC-CSI Crash Conference DVD

  • Conference Presentations (PDF)
  • Digital Photos and Video of all Crashes
  • Crash Data from all Crashes
  • Test 1: Yaris to Barrier
  • Test 2: Yaris to Barrier
  • Test 3: Saturn to Bus
  • Test 4: Crown Vic. to Cavalier
  • Test 5: Cavalier to Bus
  • Test 6: Impala to Bus
  • Test 7: Crown Vic. to Cavalier
  • Test 8: Grand Am to Grand Am
  • Test A: Bus to Honda
  • Test A-F: Yaris Low Speed Series

Collision Magazine

Special Edition #1 (2013)

Articles

Hyundai and Kia Crash Data A Preliminary Overview
by Sean Haight, Shawn Gyorke and Rusty Haight

Hyundai and Kia Crash Data The Indispensable Compendium
by Sean Haight, Shawn Gyorke and Rusty Haight

  • General Functionality of the Hyundai and Kia EDR Tool(s)
  • A Review of Hyundai and Kia Crash Data from “Real World” Crashes
  • A review of Crash testing Involving Hyundai and Kia Vehicles
  • Coverage Spoofing; Data From Unsupported Hyundai and Kia Vehicles

Collision Magazine

Volume 9, Issue 1 (2014)

Articles

Three Dimensional Simulation of a Crash Test Series in SIMON Utilizing A, B, C and D Stiffness Coefficients
by Jeffrey Suway, Anthony Cornetto, Ronny Wahba, John Swanson, Fawzi Bayan

My Turn At the Wheel: An Amazing Speed Computation
by Erik Carlsson

Analysis of Motorcycle and Rider Limits on a Curve
by Nathan A. Rose, Neal Carter, and David Pentecost

Signs of a Wreck: How to Spot a Rolling Disaster
by Dan H. Wyatt

Signs of a Wreck: Testing and Simulation
by Rusty Haight and Sean Haight

Validating Crash Data Retrieval Tool Data through
Crash Testing
by James D English

This issue of Collision includes the digital download of the 2014 CDR Summit speaker presentations.
Click the button above to view the topics presented.

Collision Magazine

Volume 9, Issue 2 (2014)

Articles

Using Inequality Constraints in the Probability Analysis of Individual Motor Vehicle Accidents Using Inequality Constraints in the Probability Analysis of Individual Motor Vehicle Accidents
by Scott Kimbrough

Wheel Slip and its Effect on Reported Vehicle Speed
by David M. Hallman

How Long Can You Stay Awake?
by Clinton Marquardt

Low Velocity Piston Isolator Testing of a Ford Crown Victoria
by Lissette Ruberte, Susan Lantz, Robert Thompson, Michael Chan, Bobby Clemence, Greg Dycus, Mitchell Burton, Brian Chan, Terry Wong, and Billy Cox

Vehicle Dynamics and Resultant Occupant Accelerations Caused
by Vehicle Wheel Separationby C. Brian Moody, Orion P. Keifer, Bradley C. Reckamp, and Wes Richardson 

CDR Report Data from Vehicles Subject to the GM Ignition Switch Recall with the “Epsilon” ACM
by W.R. Rusty Haight

Determination of Motorcycle Pre-Collision Speed
by Oren Masory, Wade Bartlett, Bill Wright

This issue of Collision includes the

2014 ARC-CSI Crash Conference DVD

  • Conference Presentations (PDF)
  • Extras: Mantis Vision, Photomodeler, Race Logic, Visual Statement
  • Boot Camp Low Speed Data
  • Digital Photos and Video of all Crashes
  • Crash Data from all Crashes
  • Test 1: Subaru to Barrier
  • Test 2: Contour to Bus
  • Test 3: Low Speed Series
  • Test 4: Explorer to Barrier
  • Test 5: Crown Vic. to Malibu to Saturn
  • Test 6: Cobalt to Barrier
  • Test 7: Cobalt to Barrier
  • Test 8: Crown Vic. to Prius
  • Test 9: Crown Vic. to Subaru
  • Test 10: Crown Vic. to Prius
  • Test 11: Crown Vic. to Crown Vic. (head-on)
  • Test 12: Prius to Barrier

Collision Magazine

Volume 10, Issue 1 (2015)

Articles

Data Mining the NHTSA NASS CDR Database
by: Tobias Achstetter, Fabian Kübler, Michael Wolf and Sean Haight

The Implications of the CRASH3 Uniaxial Structural Response Model and the Nature of Available Collision Test Data inRegards to Work-energy Relationships for Oblique Impacts
by: Jai Singh

Errors and Uncertainty in Deriving Speed Estimates from Skid Tests Taken at Accident Scenes
by: William C. Fischer

My Turn At the Wheel: A DIRTY TRICK BY A LAW OF PHYSICS, OR WHAT?
by: Erik Carlsson

Analysis and Performance of a Booster Seated 6 Year Old HIII Anthropomorphic Test Device When Utilizing Seat Belt Cinching For Lap Slack Control
by: Michael T. Vecchio

A Method to Establish Delta-V and Collision Force in a Two-Vehicle Collinear Collision where Stiffness Data for One of the Vehicles is not Available
by: Jai Singh

Video-Based Accident Reconstruction of TransAsia Flight
by: Adam Cybanski

Case Study: Three Car, In-line Crash Analysis with CDR Data
by: Rusty Haight

This issue of Collision includes the digital download of the 2015 CDR Summit speaker presentations.
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Collision Magazine

Volume 10, Issue 2 (2015)

Articles

Crash and Learn 2015
by: Collision Staff

A Team Approach to Crash Investigation
by: Adam Hyde, Joseph Manges, Mike DiTallo

The Rest of the Story
by: Ben Lemere

Kinematics of Braced, Un-braced, and Out-of-position Occupants in Low-speed Bumper-to-bumper Rear Impacts
by: Lawrence A. Wilson and Sean Haight

My Turn at the Wheel: Don’t Look Too Closely
by: Erik Carlsson

A Review of the Development and Validation of Simulation Technology for Vehicular Accident Reconstruction
by: Brian G McHenry

Traffic Camera Video Analysis Validation
by: Adam Cybanski

CASE STUDY: Who Hit Whom First?
by: Rusty Haight

This issue of Collision includes the

2015 ARC-CSI Crash Conference DVD

  • Conference Presentations (PDF)
  • UAV Mapping Images
  • McHenry Software 3D Sample Video
  • Digital Photos and Video of all Crashes
  • Crash Data from all Crashes
  • Test 1: Land Rover to MKZ
  • Test 2: Scooter to Caravan
  • Test 3: Motorcycle to Crown Vic.
  • Test 4: Malibu to Mazda 3
  • Test 5: Caravan to Elantra
  • Test 6: Motorcycle to Crown Vic.
  • Test 7: Crown Vic. to GrandPrix

Collision Magazine

Volume 11, Issue 1 (2016)

Articles

The Accelerations Present During the Trip Phase of a Soil-Tripped Rollover Crash
by: Nathan A. Rose and Neal Carter

The Older Lady Versus the Younger Lady: Female Occupant Kinematics in Low-Speed Rear End Collisions
by: Lissette M. Ruberté, Billy S. Cox, Jr. and
Susan Lantz

My Turn at the Wheel: Be Careful With What You Ask For It Might Bite You!
by: Erik Carlsson

Streamlining Accident Investigation
by: Larry Trojak

Using Ford EDR Pre-crash Stability Control System Data
by: John Bruno and Richard R. Ruth

How Accurate are Witness Distance Estimates Given in Car Lengths?
by: Nathan Rose, Neal Carter, John Kreisher, Martin Randolph, William Neale and David Danaher

Release History of Bosch Crash Data Retrieval Tool Software
by: W. R. Rusty Haight

Crash Data Case Study Problem and Answers
by: W. R. Rusty Haight

This issue of Collision includes the digital download of the 2016 CDR Summit speaker presentations.
Click the button above to view the topics presented.

Collision Magazine

Volume 11, Issue 2 (2016)

Articles

The Accelerations Present during the Trip Phase of a Soil-Tripped Rollover Crash – An Update
by: Nathan A. Rose, Neal Carter, and Gray Beauchamp

My Turn At The Wheel: Principal Direction of Force Real or Abstract?
by: Erik Carlsson

Impact Speed Determination in a Head-On Crash using Bayesian Networks
by: 2106 ARC-CSI Crash Team Boot Camp: Gary Davis, Andre Doria, Michael Morris, and Randy Eldridge

Evaluation of the MIDE Slam Stick X As a Low- Cost Accelerometer and Data Acquisition System for Vehicle Crash Testing
by: David M. Hallman, Robert D. Anderson, Wesley Grimes, Michael DiTallo, Kenneth Salisbury and Kevin Vosburgh

Low-Speed Rear-End Crash Analysis MARC1 Use in Test Data Analysis and Crash Reconstruction
by: Rudy Limpert, Ph.D.

Piston-Type Bumper Isolator Compression versus Delta-V in Bumper-to-Barrier and Bumper-to-Bumper Impacts
by: Robert D. Anderson, Michelle R. Hoffman, Russell L. Anderson and Michael Rosenfield

The Longevity of Scene Evidence from a Rollover A Case Study
by: Nathan Rose and Neal Carter

Motorycycle Crash Testing: Advanced Boot Camp Was Born
by: Michael DiTallo, Thomas Green, Wes Grimes, Ken Salisbury, Brent Munyon, Tom Lawson, James Whelan, Eric Moody, Kevin Vosburgh, and Eric Paul

Evaluating Crash Data from late model GM vehicles
by: W. R. Rusty Haight

 

This issue of Collision includes the

2016 ARC-CSI Crash Conference DVD

  • Conference Presentations (PDF)
  • Leica Scan Data
  • Low Speed Data (Boot Camp Group)
  • Digital Photos and Video of all Crashes
  • Crash Data from all Crashes
  • Test 1: Motorcycle to Barrier
  • Test 2: Crown Vic. to Passat
  • Test 3: Motorcycle to Passat
  • Test 4: Crown Vic. to Prius
  • Test 5: Motorcycle to Passat
  • Test 6: Passat to Barrier
  • Test 7: Motorcycle to Crown Vic.
  • Test 8: Crown Vic. to Passat to Cavalier
  • Test 9: Motorcycle to Crown Vic.
  • Test 10: Passat to Barrier

Collision Magazine

Volume 12, Issue 1 (2017)

Articles

Three Different Methodologies for Determining the Drag Factor for Motorcycles Sliding on Their Sides
By Michael DiTallo, Brent Munyon, Thomas Green, Eric Paul, Kelley Adamson, Mike Merolli, Kevin Vosburgh, Billy Cox, Robert Anderson, David Hallman, Eric Moody, and James Whelan

Tire Friction Comparison of Three Tire Types in Warm and Near Freezing Temperatures
By Peter J. Leiss, Steven Becker and Gary Derian

My turn at the wheel: a dirty trick to achieve the desired result, or what?
By Erik Carlsson

Motorcycle Center of Gravity Data: Methodology and Reference
By Michael DiTallo, Eric Paul, Kelley Adamson, Thomas Green, Mike Merolli, Brent Munyon, Kevin Vosburgh, Billy Cox, Eric Moody, Robert Anderson, James Whelan and David Hallman

Fracture Energy Calculations for Wooden Utility Poles
By Nathan Rose

Autonomous Vehicle Technology: Looking One, Five, and Fifteen Years into The Future. An Accident Reconstructionist’s Perspective
By Luis Flores

3D Laser Scanners in Crash Testing
By Thomas Green, Michael DiTallo, Eric Paul, Kelley Adamson, Mike Merolli, Brent Munyon, Kevin Vosburgh, Billy Cox, Robert Anderson, David Hallman, Eric Moody and James Whelan

Fast approach to building solid cases: laser scanning provides important benefits for investigator
By Chad McFadden

Evaluation of the MIDE Slam Stick as a Low-Cost Accelerometer and Data Acquisition System for Vehicle Skid Testing
By David Hallman, Robert Anderson, Billy Cox, Kevin Vosburgh, Kelley Adamson, Thomas Green, Mike Merolli, Brent Munyon, Eric Paul, Eric Moody, James Whelan, and Michael DiTallo

This issue of Collision includes the digital download of the 2017 EDR Summit speaker presentations.
Click the button above to view the topics presented.

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