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by brian
Sat Dec 17, 2011 1:36 pm
Forum: Crash Reconstruction News!
Topic: Dyrdek Chevy Sonic KickFlip Stunt is the Spiral Jump
Replies: 6
Views: 5847

Dyrdek Chevy Sonic KickFlip Stunt is the Spiral Jump

Dec 17, 2011: Got word that folks from Chevy apparently are sponsoring a 'Spiral Jump' of sorts? They are calling it a kickflip (a skateboarding term) and it's part of their Let's Do This! promotion. Stunt to be performed today at 11 AM. The ramps sure look familiar (metal version of the Spiral Jump...
by brian
Sat Dec 17, 2011 1:36 pm
Forum: McHenry James Bond Spiral Jump
Topic: Dyrdek Chevy Sonic KickFlip Stunt is the Spiral Jump
Replies: 7
Views: 6280

Dyrdek Chevy Sonic KickFlip Stunt is the Spiral Jump

Dec 17, 2011: Got word that folks from Chevy apparently are sponsoring a 'Spiral Jump' of sorts? They are calling it a kickflip (a skateboarding term) and it's part of their Let's Do This! promotion. Stunt to be performed today at 11 AM. The ramps sure look familiar (metal version of the Spiral Jump...
by brian
Wed Dec 14, 2011 11:57 am
Forum: Distracted Driving News and Information
Topic: 2011 Distracted Driving News
Replies: 4
Views: 4277

Re: 2011 Distracted Driving News

Dec 14, 2011: The NTSB voted unanimously today for a nationwide ban on the nonemergency use of portable electronic devices (other than those designed to support the driving task) for all drivers. From their recommendations: (1) Ban the nonemergency use of portable electronic devices (other than thos...
by brian
Mon Dec 12, 2011 5:48 pm
Forum: Highway Safety Issues
Topic: The STOP sign wasn't always RED
Replies: 0
Views: 1180

The STOP sign wasn't always RED

Dec 12, 2011: NY Sunday Times magazine section had an interesting item. See The Stop Sign wasn't Always Red Contains some interesting tidbits on signage, and sign colors. Mentions the 1935 creation of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices which recommended a yellow stop sign with Black lette...
by brian
Mon Dec 12, 2011 5:21 pm
Forum: What Is?
Topic: What is RICSAC?
Replies: 3
Views: 6555

Re: What is RICSAC?

Dec 12, 2011: Q: Are you going to scan the RICSAC reports? In particular can i get a better scan of the photos for RICSAC tests 3,4 & 5? Some of the page numbers are difficult to read but it looks like pages 9-10 thru 9-16, 10-11 thru 10-16 and 11-11 thru 11-17? A: Yes soon we hope to scan the entir...
by brian
Thu Dec 01, 2011 9:36 am
Forum: Vehicle Safety Issues
Topic: Blind-Spot (Area) Diagrams
Replies: 1
Views: 2999

Re: Blind-Spot (Area) Diagrams

Randomly checking links and found the prior post link didn't go to the article,corrected here:
For more information on Blind-Spot Diagrams, see the NIOSH Science Blog:
by brian
Thu Dec 01, 2011 9:30 am
Forum: McHenry James Bond Spiral Jump
Topic: Question on McHenry James Bond Spiral Jump Stunt
Replies: 9
Views: 25657

Re: Question on McHenry James Bond Spiral Jump Stunt

Dec 2011: recently recieved a link to an alternate take on the Top Gear version of the stunt wherein it randomly somewhat lands on its wheels. They call it 'a success' i call it 'luck' Success of Luck Top Gear Jump? Also wanted to post a link to the next thread in the 'Spiral Jump' topic Astro Spira...
by brian
Thu Nov 10, 2011 9:33 am
Forum: Crash Reconstruction News!
Topic: McHenry in Collision Magazine Volume 6, Issue 2
Replies: 0
Views: 2628

McHenry in Collision Magazine Volume 6, Issue 2

Nov 2011: Be sure to grab a copy of Collision magazine Volume 6, Issue 2 - Fall 2011 I have written a follow-up paper to my 2011 ARC-CSI presentation : A Short History of Nearly Everything! (...about McHenry and Computers in Highway Safety) In his 2005 book A Short History of Nearly Everything, Bill...
by brian
Thu Nov 10, 2011 8:47 am
Forum: McHenry News!
Topic: McHenry a speaker at 2011 ARC-CSI conference
Replies: 2
Views: 5437

Re: McHenry a speaker at 2011 ARC-CSI conference

Nov 2011: Be sure to grab a copy of Collision magazine Volume 6, Issue 2 - Fall 2011 I have written a follow-up paper to my 2011 ARC-CSI presentation: A Short History of Nearly Everything! (...about McHenry and Computers in Highway Safety) In his 2005 book A Short History of Nearly Everything, Bill ...
by brian
Fri Oct 28, 2011 9:22 am
Forum: Misc Topics & News!
Topic: A couple of high speed WOW factor crashes
Replies: 0
Views: 1178

A couple of high speed WOW factor crashes

October 28, 2011: On another newsgroup i came across a couple of interesting high speed crashes.

1st on is a Ford focus into a wall at 120 mph

2nd one is a MythBusters: Rocket Sled Meets Binary. A truck powered by rockets launched into the rear of a vehicle.

Enjoy!


Brian