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Over the course of the last 12 years, Collision Magazine has become the preeminent crash reconstruction print publication providing subscribers with access to timely, reliable and fresh research, thought-provoking reconstruction related studies and meaningful crash test data from multiple sources.  A semi-annual publication, Collision Magazine serves crash reconstructionists from the government and private sectors internationally. 

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Collision Volume 11 Issue 2

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Collision Volume 11, Issue 1 Back Issue

Published Fall 2016

PLUS - 2016 ARC-CSI Conference data DVD
that includes all instrumented data from the live crash testing (video, digital photos, vehicle and scene mapping, accelerometer data, speaker Power Point presentations and much more) on a dual-layer data DVD.

Collision Volume 11, Issue 2: Article Index

  • 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

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Collision Volume 10 Issue 2

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Published Fall 2015

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Collision Volume 10, Issue 2: Article Index

  • 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

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Collision Volume 9 Issue 1

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Published Spring 2015

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Collision Volume 10, Issue 1: Article Index

  • [PEER REVIEWED] Data Mining the NHTSA NASS CDR Database
    by: Tobias Achstetter, Fabian Kübler, Michael Wolf and Sean Haight

  • [PEER REVIEWED] The implications of the CRASH3 uniaxial structural response model and the nature of available collision test data in regards to work-energy relationships for oblique impacts
    by: Jai Singh

  • [PEER REVIEWED] 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

  • [EDITORIAL REVIEWED]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

  • [PEER REVIEWED]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

  • [EDITORIAL REVIEWED] Video-Based Accident Reconstruction of TransAsia Flight
    by: Adam Cybanski

  • [CASE STUDY] Three Car, In-line Crash Analysis with CDR Data
    by: Rusty Haight

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Collision Volume 9 Issue 1

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Published Fall 2014

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Collision Volume 9, Issue 2: Article Index

  • Using Inequality Constraints in the Probability Analysis of Individual Motor Vehicle Accidents
    by Scott Kimbrough - [PEER REVIEWED]

  • Wheel Slip and its Effect on Reported Vehicle Speed
    by David M. Hallman - [PEER REVIEWED]

  • How Long Can You Stay Awake?
    by Clinton Marquardt - [EDITORIAL REVIEWED]

  • 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 -
    [PEER REVIEWED]

  • Vehicle Dynamics and Resultant Occupant Accelerations Caused by Vehicle Wheel Separation
    by C. Brian Moody, Orion P. Keifer, Bradley C. Reckamp, and Wes Richardson - [PEER REVIEWED]

  • CDR Report Data from Vehicles Subject to the GM Ignition Switch Recall with the "Epsilon" ACM
    by W.R. Rusty Haight - [PEER REVIEWED]

  • Determination of Motorcycle Pre-Collision Speed
    by Oren Masory, Wade Bartlett, Bill Wright - [PEER REVIEWED]

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Collision Volume 9 Issue 1

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Collision Volume 9, Issue 1: Article Index

  • 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

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Collision Speical Edition #1

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Collision Special Edition #1: Article Index

  • Hyundai & Kia Crash Data a Preliminary Overview (1st published in Collision Vol. 8, Issue 1)

  • Hyundai & Kia Crash Data Compendium (1st published in Collision Vol. 8, Issue 2)
    • General Functionality of the Hyundai & Kia EDR Tool(s)
    • A Review of Hyundai & Kia Crash Data from "Real World" Crashes
    • A Review of Crash Testing Involving Hyundai & Kia Vehicles
    • Coverage Spoofing: Data From Unsupported Hyundai & Kia Vehicles

Please note this issue is NOT included with the Collision Magazine subscription, it is an optional special edition printing. Also note, if you already purchased Collision Volume 8, issues 1 & 2, you already have these articles. This special edition simply combines both articles in one convenient resource.

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Collision Volume 8 Issue 2

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Collision Volume 8, Issue 2: Article Index

  • 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

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Collision Volume 8 Issue 1

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Collision Volume 8, Issue 1: Article Index

  • 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

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Collision Volume 7 Issue 2

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Published Fall 2012

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Collision Volume 7, Issue 2: Article Index

  • 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: Application of the Tool for the Determination of Closing Speeds
    by Daniel W. Vomhof III

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

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Collision Volume 7 Issue 1

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Published Spring 2012

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Collision Volume 7, Issue 1: Article Index

  • Accident Reconstruction of an Unwitnessed Bicycle Mishap
    by Timothy Joganich, MS, CHFP

  • 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, MSE

  • Accuracy of Toyota Event Data Recorders
    by Richard R. Ruth, P.E.

  • Becoming an Effective Expert Witness
    by William J. Melkonian, D.A.

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

  • CDR Data from more than One Car? Fitting it all together
    by Ray Wangler

  • Close-Range Photogrammetry for Sight-line Obstruction Determination
    by Lee DeChant and Gary Cooper

  • Toyota, Lexus, and Scion CDR Coverage
    by Kent Boots

  • Opinion: Peer Review
    by M. Branch, R. Matthew Brach, Jarrod Carter, Joseph March, Donald Parker, Chris Van Ed, and Michael Varat

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

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Collision Volume 6 Issue 2

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Published Fall 2011

PLUS - 2011 ARC-CSI Crash Conference Data DVD
that includes all instrumented data from the live crash testing (video, digital photos, vehicle and scene mapping, accelerometer data, speaker Power Point presentations and much more).

Collision Volume 6, Issue 2: Article Index

  • 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

  • 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

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Collision Volume 6 Issue 1

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Published Spring 2011

PLUS - 2011 CDR Summit DVD that includes all instrumented data from the live crash testing (video, digital photos, accelerometer data, speaker Power Point presentations and much more).

Collision Volume 6, Issue 1: Article Index

  • 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

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Collision Volume 5 Issue 2

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Published Fall 2010

PLUS - 2010 ARC-CSI Crash Conference Data DVD
that includes all instrumented data from the live crash testing (video, digital photos, vehicle and scene mapping, accelerometer data, speaker Power Point presentations and much more).

Collision Volume 5, Issue 2: Article Index

  • 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

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Collision Volume 5 Issue 1

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Published Spring 2010

PLUS - 2010 CDR User's Summit CD
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Collision Volume 5, Issue 1: Article Index

  • 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

  • My Turn at the Wheel
    By: Peter Bergh

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Collision Volume 4 Issue 2

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Published Fall 2009

PLUS - 2009 ARC-CSI Crash Conference DVD that includes all instrumented data from the live crash testing (video, digital photos, vehicle and scene mapping, accelerometer data, speaker Power Point presentations and much more).

Collision Volume 4, Issue 2: Article Index

  • 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

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Collision Magazine Volume 4 Issue 1

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Published Spring 2009

PLUS - 2009 CDR User's Conference CD
Includes speaker Power Point presentations and supplemental data.

Collision Volume 4, Issue 1: Article Index

  • 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

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Collision Volume 3 Issue 2

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Published Fall 2008

PLUS - 2008 ARC-CSI Crash Conference DVD that includes all instrumented data from the live crash testing (video, digital photos, vehicle and scene mapping, accelerometer data, speaker Power Point presentations and much more).

Collision Volume 3, Issue 2: Article Index

  • Close-Range Photogrammetry as a Routine Crash Reconstruction Tool within the Florida Highway Patrol
    By: David A. Templeton, Jr.

  • Vehicle Speed Sensor Calibration
    By: Alan K. Nagel

  • Centrifugal Force Is It Real?
    By: Peter H. 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 Video analytics
    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

  • CASE STUDY: Motorcycle vs. Passenger Car
    By: Gary Lewis

  • CASE STUDY: A Multifaceted Approach to Collision Analysis
    By: Greg Russell and Rusty Haight

  • CASE STUDY: 2 in 3 Out Revisited (follow-up from Volume 1, Issue 2)
    By: Greg Russell

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Collision Magazine Volume 3 Issue 1

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PLUS - 2008 CDR User's Conference CD
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Collision Volume 3, Issue 1: Article Index

  • Single Point Crush Variation
    By: Jai Singh, BS, MS, ACTAR, John Perry, PhD, Judson Welcher BS, MS, ACTAR

  • 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, ACTAR, John Perry, PhD

  • Cable Options for the "CDR System Handyman"
    By: David M. 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

  • CASE STUDY: The "trampoline Effect" in Reconstruction
    By: Rusty Haight, Sean Haight

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Collision Volume 2 Issue 2

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Published Fall 2007

PLUS - 2007 ARC-CSI Crash Conference DVD that includes all instrumented data from the live crash testing (video, digital photos, vehicle and scene mapping, accelerometer data, speaker Power Point presentations and much more).

Collision Volume 2, Issue 2: Article Index

  • 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 M. Little

  • 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 Part II
    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 P.E., Michael Gilbert, P.E., 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 Performance Data
    By: Robert Dowd

  • Night-Time Pedestrian Collision Reconstruction Factors
    By: Daniel Melcher, P.E., Jeffrey Armstrong, P.E.

  • European Accident Reconstruction by the Visual Comparison with Crash Tests
    By: Wolfram Kalthoff, M.Eng

  • CASE STUDY: How Do You Deal With a "Secondary Contact"?
    By: Rusty Haight, Brad Muir, Jon Northrup

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Collision Magazine Volume 2 Issue 1

Table of contents (PDF)

Buy This Issue Now: $59.00

Published Spring 2007

PLUS - 2007 CDR User's Conference CD
Includes speaker Power Point presentations and supplemental data.

Collision Volume 2, Issue 1: Article Index

  • 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, P.E., Wilson C. Hayes, PhD

  • Analysis of Collisions: Conservation of Linear Momentum Part 1
    By: Raymond Brach, Matthew Brach

  • Carrying out a high-speed crash test for the Dutch police
    By: Wolfram Kalthoff, Ralf Buhrmann, Eckhard Meyer

  • The Future of Accident Reconstruction
    By: Terry D. Lewis

  • EDR Durability and 49CFR563 Survivability Requirements
    By: Wade Bartlett

  • The Accuracy of General Motors Event Data Recorders in NHTSA Crash Tests
    By: Craig C. Wilkinson, Jonathan M. Lawrence, David J. King

  • Measuring Vehicle Crush ... Find the Method that Works for You
    By: Bob Galvin

  • Reconstruction & Analysis Of Steering-induced, On-road, Untripped SUV Rollover
    By: Lawrence Wilson, Michael Gilbert, Daniel Godrick

  • CASE STUDY
    By: Rusty Haight

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Collision Volume 1 Issue 2

Table of contents (PDF)

Buy This Issue Now: $119.00

Published Fall 2006

PLUS - 2006 ARC-CSI Crash Conference DVD that includes all instrumented data from the live crash testing (video, digital photos, vehicle and scene mapping, accelerometer data, speaker Power Point presentations and much more).

Collision Volume 1, Issue 2: Article Index

  • PDOF: Principle Direction of Force
    By: Greg 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: Performance Testing and Review of Previous Studies
    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 Laboratory

  • 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, Bill Wright, David Brill

  • My Turn at the Wheel - That's Not How I Remember It
    By: George Ripsom

  • CASE STUDY: Follow-Up from Issue One
    By: Brad Muir, Rusty Haight, Dan Miles

  • CASE STUDY: 2 in 3 out - Analyzing the Collision
    By: Greg Russell, Rusty Haight, Brad Muir

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Collision Magazine Volume 1 Issue 1

Table of contents (PDF)

Buy This Issue Now: $59.00

Published Spring 2006

PLUS - 2006 CDR User's Conference CD
Includes speaker Power Point presentations and supplemental data.

Collision Volume 1, Issue 1: Article Index

  • The Accuracy of Speed Recorded by an SDM and the Effects of 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: Chuck Veppert

  • Rational Legislative and Organizational Policy for Automotive Event Data Recorders
    By: William Messerschmidt

  • Practical Aspects of Crash Data Retrieval Using the Vetronix (Bosch) System
    By: George J. Hall, P.E.

  • Motorcycle Collinear Collisions Involving Motor Vehicles Equipped with Event Data Recorders
    By: Roman F. Beck, David A. Casteel, Ed Phillips, Jerry Eubanks, Doug English

  • CASE STUDY: Knowing What to Look For and Where to Find It
    By: Rusty Haight, Brad Muir

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ARC-CSI Crash ConferenceWhat you will find on the ARC-CSI Crash Conference Data DVDs:

  • Speaker Presentations: includes Power Point presentations from all of the speakers

  • Digital Photos: includes hundreds of high resolution photos. Each photo can be examined in full size.

  • Video Clips: includes dozens of crash test footage videos: Multiple formats and sizes. Some in hi def, DVD quality and high speed.

  • Instrumentation Data: IST Accelerometers, BRT accelerometers (vehicle and human), Bosch CDR Data and Toyota ROT files.

  • Drawings: DWG and DXF. Includes each vehicle before and after impact. Roadway evidence includes impact and rest positions.

  • Programs: exe files to programs that are needed to view certain files.Other related documents and files. 

www.arccsi.com

 
EDR Summit

What you will find on the EDR Summit digital download:


  • Speaker Presentations: includes Power Point presentations from all of the speakers

  • Speaker Handouts: any additional information provided by the presenters

  • Crash Data: if any crash testing was conducted at the EDR Summit, all of the associated captured data including video and photographs will be incouded on the disc

  • Programs: exe files to programs that are needed to view certain files.Other related documents and files.

    NOTE: To date the only Summit where crash testing was conducted was the 2011 and 2015 CDR Summit.

www.edrsummit.com




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