While animations allow viewers to understand how a crash occurs by displaying the series of events that lead up to and sometimes follow the incident, they can be limited by fixed perspectives, playback speeds, and more. By utilizing interactive animations accident reconstructionists can provide a more in-depth look at a… read more →
A mechanical pick-up truck driver is struck by a train as it crosses the railroad tracks in a rural part of the Midwestern United States. A number of factors were seen as possible causes, including vehicle speeds, road conditions and visibility. Kineticorp team members, William Neale and Seth Miller, conducted… read more →
Nathan Rose and Neal Carter made a trip to Edward’s Corner, an infamous portion of Mulholland Highway in California, which is notorious for motorcycle accidents. They used their own on-site research as well as analysis of videos obtained from YouTube to help determine some factors in highside motorcycle crashes. Learn… read more →
Heavy Truck Crash Reconstruction: Over time, physical evidence like tire marks, debris and gouges in the road can fade and deteriorate making the evidence gathering process more difficult. Nathan Rose received a call about this collision just days after it occurred. Having a chance to review the site quickly gave… read more →
Senior Engineer Neal Carter and Senior Forensic Animator Jim Marr discuss the visibility techniques and research conducted to help determine a vehicle’s speed that was involved in a nighttime collision. Video Transcription [Neal Carter]: So, this was a case where a box truck had a disablement event, had a mechanical… read more →
Attorney Jim Gigax and Kineticorp Forensic Animators, Toby Terpstra and Tomas Owens, discuss a case involving a skiing collision, which resulted in injuries to both parties. Topics covered include case details, diving into the evidence, creating the animation and the outcome for the clients. Video Transcription [Jim Gigax]: This young… read more →
Nathan Rose and Neal Carter return from their scene inspection in California where they gathered data to determine the lean angle of a motorcycle on a curve. In part two of this case study they discuss their analysis of the data and what it means for future motorcycle accident reconstruction.… read more →
Nathan Rose, Neal Carter and William Neale took a trip to California to conduct research for a case where the lean angle of a motorcycle needed to be determined. Take a look at some of the work that they did to determine key aspects to this accident.
Nathan Rose, Neal Carter and Tomas Owens talk about a case study where a heavy truck struck a motorcyclist and the process of gathering evidence, producing animations and analyzing data to help jurors understand what happened in a clear and accurate way. Video Transcription [Nathan]: I approached this case the… read more →
Technology is advancing at unprecedented rates and 3D laser scanning is no exception. In this episode, Justin Holderness interviews Shannon Trammell of Riegl USA to talk about their new product and what effect it is having on traffic and secondary accidents.