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Reconstructing Night Time Collisions: What You Need to Know
Recorded On June 26, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
When determining whether a collision was avoidable at night, the question that is often posed to the reconstructionist is, “What could or could not be seen by the vehicle operator at the time of the incident?” If the night scene can be reasonably recreated using representative lighting conditions at the time of the subject incident (vehicle headlights, streetlights, ambient sky illumination, etc.) and the paths and speeds of the vehicles and object/pedestrian are known, then the engineer can personally view and opine as to what a vehicle operator can see at various distances leading up to the point of impact.. READ MORE
Presenter: Robert Lynch – DJS Associates, Inc.