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by MSI
Thu Oct 22, 2009 3:04 pm
Forum: Welcome! Please Read!
Topic: Important notes on POSTING
Replies: 2
Views: 3759

Re: Important notes on POSTING

Embedding links: want your posts to include embedded links? The following is culled from the phpBB support documentation! : lets say you have a link. http://www.mchenrysoftware.com generally it will act as a hyperlink and/or you can be sure by higlighting the link and selecting the URL button above....
by MSI
Thu Oct 22, 2009 10:02 am
Forum: Highway Safety Issues
Topic: Airbags - NHTSA Counts of Fatalities & Injuries
Replies: 0
Views: 1320

Airbags - NHTSA Counts of Fatalities & Injuries

Jan 2009 NHTSA Special Investigations Report: Counts of Frontal Air Bag Related Fatalities and Seriously Injured Persons The following is from the report from NHTSA : The methods for estimating the number of “Registered Air Bag Equipped Vehicles,” and the “Fatalities Per Million Vehicle Years” have ...
by MSI
Sat Oct 17, 2009 12:00 pm
Forum: Litigation Topics and News!
Topic: How accurate is eyewitness memory?
Replies: 8
Views: 6937

Re: How accurate is eyewitness memory?

Balloon Boy Saga Offers Lesson in Eyewitness Testimony By Benjamin Radford, LiveScience's Bad Science Columnist A six-year-old boy named Falcon Heene was thought by many to have been floating alone through Colorado skies on Thursday in a silvery weather balloon created by his inventor father. It tu...
by MSI
Sat Oct 17, 2009 9:52 am
Forum: Vehicle Safety Issues
Topic: Vehicle Recalls
Replies: 9
Views: 7200

Re: Vehicle Recalls

Ford recall hits 4.5 million vehicles Automaker issues largest single recall ever due to a faulty cruise control switch that could lead to a fire. By Hibah Yousuf, CNNMoney.com ,October 13, 2009 NEW YORK ( CNNMoney.com ) -- Ford issued the largest single recall in its history Tuesday as drivers of ...
by MSI
Thu Sep 24, 2009 10:52 am
Forum: Highway Safety Issues
Topic: US DOT Distracted Driver Summit
Replies: 4
Views: 3641

US DOT Distracted Driver Summit

Distracted Driver Summit Wednesday, September 30 and Thursday, October 1, 2009 U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced a September summit to address the dangers of text-messaging and other distractions behind the wheel. In late September, senior transportation officials, elected official...
by MSI
Tue Sep 22, 2009 3:32 pm
Forum: Distracted Driving News and Information
Topic: STOP Cell phone use while driving!
Replies: 11
Views: 11209

Re: STOP Cell phone use while driving!

please also see the McHenry Software Forum thread on "Itexicated" Drivers
by MSI
Mon Aug 31, 2009 6:36 pm
Forum: Vehicle Safety Issues
Topic: GM & Chrysler Litigation News
Replies: 0
Views: 1424

GM & Chrysler Litigation News

July 10, 2009: GM, Chrysler Bankruptcies Make Targets of Dealers, Suppliers General Motors Corp. and Chrysler Group LLC dealers and suppliers, such as TRW Automotive Holdings Corp., are becoming targets of product-liability lawsuits in the wake of the automakers’ bankruptcies August 27, 2009 Chrysle...
by MSI
Wed Aug 12, 2009 3:25 pm
Forum: Misc Topics & News!
Topic: Exotic Car Crashes
Replies: 0
Views: 1326

Exotic Car Crashes

A site dedicated to documenting the crashes that happen to exotic cars. Obviously supports the notion that just because you have enough money to afford an exotic vehicle doesn't mean you know how to drive and/or take care of it!
http://www.wreckedexotics.com/
by MSI
Tue Aug 11, 2009 10:17 pm
Forum: Litigation Topics and News!
Topic: How accurate is eyewitness memory?
Replies: 8
Views: 6937

Re: How accurate is eyewitness memory?

Some additional links on eyewitness memory:
July 12, 2009: 60 MINUTES: Eyewitness: How Accurate Is Visual Memory?
Transcript of the program
Also from Stanford:
The Problem with Eyewitness Testimony. Commentary on a talk by Fisher & Tversky by Engelhardt html PDF
by MSI
Tue Aug 11, 2009 9:49 pm
Forum: Litigation Topics and News!
Topic: How accurate is eyewitness memory?
Replies: 8
Views: 6937

How accurate is eyewitness memory?

Interesting articles on the accuracy of human memory which can have an enormous impact on the outcome of a trial. Some quotes for thought from: Witness For the Defense: The Accused, the Eyewitness, and the Expert Who Puts Memory On Trial by Dr. Elizabeth Loftus and Katherine Ketcham, St. Martin's Pr...