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by MSI
Sat Sep 21, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: McHenry News!
Topic: New Book on Princess Diana crash with interview of the mystery Uno driver
Replies: 1
Views: 257

Re: New Book on Princess Diana crash with interview of the mystery Uno driver

Let the sensationalism begin! I hear some new twist, pitch, witness, theory, whatever...is on that fact finding center of intelligence show Dr. Phil!: Royal Tragedy: New Clues in Princess Diana’s Death | Dr. Phil From the Dr. Phil website: Princess Diana was one of the most beloved public figures in...
by MSI
Thu Sep 19, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: McHenry News!
Topic: New Book on Princess Diana crash with interview of the mystery Uno driver
Replies: 1
Views: 257

New Book on Princess Diana crash with interview of the mystery Uno driver

New book on Princess Diana Crash: Some authors have written a book which includes interviews with the alleged UNO driver. But first, a little background: McHenry Consultants and Flying Foto Factory were hired in 1998 by CBS News and the program 48 Hours to investigate, reconstruct and create a 3D si...
by MSI
Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Collision & Trajectory Analysis
Topic: Bus acceleration and braking
Replies: 2
Views: 1353

Re: Bus acceleration and braking

Be sure to also see great resource for Bus Testing and Specifications: Penn State College of Enginerring: Bus Research and Testing Center The Larson Transportation Institute's Bus Research and Testing Center, located in Altoona, Pennsylvania, was established in 1989 with funding provided by the Fede...
by MSI
Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Vehicle Safety Issues
Topic: How does an automomous vehicle work?
Replies: 0
Views: 9

How does an automomous vehicle work?

WaPo: How does an autonomous vehicle work? interactive page which starts There are more than 1,400 self-driving vehicles being tested in 36 states and the District. Some are delivering groceries. Others can be called like a taxi. The industry has been saying a techno-utopia is just around the corner...
by MSI
Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: McHenry News!
Topic: pc-crash: Man rightfully Wins New Trial in Car-Accident Trial
Replies: 1
Views: 2302

Re: Pc-crash: Man rightfully Wins New Trial in Car-Accident Trial

Recently was alerted that the opinion is now publicly available on the FindLaw website: STATE v. SIPIN Court of Appeals of Washington,Division 1. STATE of Washington, Respondent, v. Michael L. SIPIN, Appellant. No. 51647-7-I. Decided: February 14, 2005 which includes: Although much of the evidence p...
by MSI
Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: Collision & Trajectory Analysis
Topic: Planar Impact Model assumptions
Replies: 1
Views: 1945

Re: Planar Impact Model assumptions

Additional information on the Planar Impact model assumptions, specifically related to the Brach book "Vehicle Accident Analysis and Reconstruction Methods". is contained in detail in this thread:
by MSI
Sat Sep 07, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Collision & Trajectory Analysis
Topic: Some Momentum Misconceptions
Replies: 4
Views: 7928

Re: Some Momentum Misconceptions

Sept 2019: FYI some minor changes and updates to this thread have been made for clarification.
Also updated the video of the 2007 NYSTARS test and added some photographs from the test.
by MSI
Sat Sep 07, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Collision & Trajectory Analysis
Topic: What is the CRASH Energy Correction Factor (ECF)?
Replies: 5
Views: 201

Re: What is the CRASH Energy Correction Factor (ECF)?

The Brach book was updated to 2nd edition (edition 1 2005, edition 2 2011) Vehicle Accident Analysis and Reconstruction Methods, Second Edition R-397 We recently viewed a copy of 2nd edition and initially it appears no changes were made to items discussed in this forum topic. The following is a guid...
by MSI
Sat Sep 07, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: What Is?
Topic: What is the CRASH Energy Correction Factor (ECF)?
Replies: 5
Views: 5769

Re: What is the CRASH Energy Correction Factor (ECF)?

The Brach book was updated to 2nd edition (edition 1 2005, edition 2 2011) Vehicle Accident Analysis and Reconstruction Methods, Second Edition R-397 We recently viewed a copy of 2nd edition and initially it appears no changes were made to items discussed in this forum topic. The following is a guid...
by MSI
Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Vehicle Safety Issues
Topic: The First Fatal Car Crash
Replies: 0
Views: 3

The First Fatal Car Crash

From www.citylab.com a very interesting article on the first fatal car crash. Mary Ward, a naturalist and astronomer, decided to go for a ride in her cousin’s homemade automobile. August 1869, "Perhaps a wheel hit a rock or a pothole. Perhaps homemade cars in 1869 just didn’t run very smoothly. Rega...