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by brian
Wed Sep 14, 2011 1:55 pm
Forum: Distracted Driving News and Information
Topic: 2011 Distracted Driving News
Replies: 4
Views: 3951

Re: 2011 Distracted Driving News

Sep 13, 2011: NTSB calls for ban on use of mobile phones by commercial drivers; cites need for improved mediam barriers in accident that killed 11 in Kentucky Citing distraction from the use of a mobile phone by the driver of an 18-wheel semi truck as the probable cause of a crash that killed 11 peo...
by brian
Mon Sep 05, 2011 11:18 am
Forum: Litigation Topics and News!
Topic: How Accurate is eyewitness memory? Part 2
Replies: 2
Views: 3137

Re: How Accurate is eyewitness memory? Part 2

Aug 13, 2011: in a related article from The Economist: Silence is golden: People have a strange and worrying tendency to admit to things they have not, in fact, done SINCE 1992 the Innocence Project , an American legal charity, has used DNA evidence to help exonerate 271 people who were wrongly conv...
by brian
Thu Jul 21, 2011 11:50 am
Forum: Misc Topics & News!
Topic: WARNING to Norton AV SONAR users
Replies: 3
Views: 2971

WARNING to Norton AV SONAR users

WARNING: if you use Norton AV and were duped into the 'free trial' of SONAR check this out and search the web. You will find the 'brilliant folks' at Norton are wreaking havoc on many small software vendors. Essentially the program wipes out software it doesn't know about. your program simply doesn...
by brian
Thu Jul 21, 2011 11:50 am
Forum: Welcome! Please Read!
Topic: WARNING to Norton AV SONAR users
Replies: 3
Views: 3831

WARNING to Norton AV SONAR users

WARNING: if you use Norton AV and were duped into the 'free trial' of SONAR check this out and search the web. You will find the morons at Norton are wreaking havoc on many software vendors. Essentially the program wipes out software it doesn't know about. SO how does it know about software? Well y...
by brian
Thu May 05, 2011 2:37 pm
Forum: Crash Reconstruction News!
Topic: Vehicle recalls, Part 3
Replies: 6
Views: 4019

Re: Vehicle recalls, Part 3

May 5, 2011: Chevy Recalls Cruze for Steering, Shift-Lever Problems. General Motors Co.’s Chevrolet division says it will recall about 154,000 of its new Cruze compact cars to check for possible problems in with the installation of their steering shafts and, in some cases, their transmission shift l...
by brian
Tue May 03, 2011 3:51 pm
Forum: Crash Reconstruction News!
Topic: Vehicle recalls, Part 3
Replies: 6
Views: 4019

Re: Vehicle recalls, Part 3

May 3, 2011: US Today Honda recalls 833,000 more cars for dangerous air bags Honda is expanding a recall for air bags that might explode with dangerous force by an additional 833,000 vehicles. Honda says that the bags can inflate with too much force and a casing can break with the risk of injury or ...
by brian
Wed Apr 20, 2011 8:52 pm
Forum: Vehicle Safety Issues
Topic: Blind-Spot (Area) Diagrams
Replies: 1
Views: 2829

Blind-Spot (Area) Diagrams

From the NIOSH Science Blog : A version of these diagrams might help explain blind-spots in motor vehicle accidents. What Is a Blind-Area Diagram? A blind-area diagram is best described as a drawing that depicts the area around a vehicle or piece of equipment that cannot be seen from the operator's ...
by brian
Tue Apr 19, 2011 5:34 pm
Forum: Misc Topics & News!
Topic: SmartPhone Apps for Drunk drivers?
Replies: 0
Views: 1347

SmartPhone Apps for Drunk drivers?

April 16, 2011: NY Times: Helping Drunken Drivers Avoid Tickets, but Not Wrecks New smartphone apps have been created to help folks avoid sobriety checkpoints. Now as a sober driver who doesn't like the delay of checkpoints, nice idea. However, the checkpoints are meant as a deterrent to DUI. So the...
by brian
Thu Apr 14, 2011 3:12 pm
Forum: Crash Reconstruction News!
Topic: Vehicle recalls, Part 3
Replies: 6
Views: 4019

Re: Vehicle recalls, Part 3

April 14, 2011: Ford expands F-150 recall by more than a million pickups Under pressure from safety regulators, Ford is recalling 1.2 million older F-150 pickups for airbags that could deploy without warning, injuring the driver or passenger and increasing the risk of a crash.The recall expands a Fe...
by brian
Wed Apr 13, 2011 9:15 pm
Forum: Highway Safety Issues
Topic: NC plays stupid, moving to outlaw red light cameras
Replies: 1
Views: 2514

NC plays stupid, moving to outlaw red light cameras

April 12, 2011: Voting along party lines, the NC state senate voted to approve a GOP-backed bill to outlaw camera systems intended to record motorists running red lights. Senate Bill 187 now goes to the House for consideration. Can't be a money issue, they make money! See the article about how there...