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by MSI
Thu Jan 20, 2022 3:07 pm
Forum: Litigation Topics
Topic: Beware of Incompetent BC Arbitration
Replies: 0
Views: 9

Beware of Incompetent BC Arbitration

As part of a response to a question on ARAS360 Replacement? we were reminded of a useless incompetent foray into the BC Arbitration process. This is to warn others to stay away from BC Arbitration as it is skewed to BC companies. Quick Background on how/why we chose BC Arbitration:: The initial lawy...
by MSI
Thu Jan 20, 2022 2:40 pm
Forum: Highway Safety
Topic: FHWA Safe System Approach
Replies: 0
Views: 3

FHWA Safe System Approach

Federal Highway (FHWA) report Making our Roads Safer through a Safe System Approach by Mark Doctor and Chimai Ngo Which begins: Achieving the vision of eliminating deaths and serious injuries from the Nation’s roads may seem daunting with traffic fatalities in the United States stubbornly remaining ...
by MSI
Thu Jan 20, 2022 12:00 pm
Forum: msmac3D General Q&A
Topic: Some EDRs have max accel limits, msmac3D can mimic that for direct comparison
Replies: 3
Views: 122

Re: Some EDRs have max accel limits, msmac3D can mimic that for direct comparison

We've modified the output slightly to indicate If the max acceleration option was used.
  • Here's the complete output page from smacthp program with explanation of the various outputs.
    • note arrows added to figure below but not a part of the normal output
smacthp output with EDR max limit.png
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by MSI
Wed Jan 19, 2022 3:50 pm
Forum: msmac3D General Q&A
Topic: ARAS360 Replacement?
Replies: 0
Views: 36

ARAS360 Replacement?

On another forum saw the following Question: Q: I am looking at replacing my outdated version of ARAS360. I do not have a scanner or drone but will be using data collected from others to produce the animations. and our response: McHenry Software knows a thing of two about ARAS360 We were mainly the ...
by MSI
Tue Jan 18, 2022 6:19 pm
Forum: Highway Safety
Topic: Road Safety Annual Report 2021: The Impact of Covid-19
Replies: 0
Views: 6

Road Safety Annual Report 2021: The Impact of Covid-19

ITF Road Safety Annual Report 2021 The ITF Road Safety Annual Report 2021 examines the development of road safety in the year 2020 during the Covid-19 pandemic. It assesses how the pandemic has affected mobility patterns and impacted the number of road fatalities. The analysis draws on data on road...
by MSI
Tue Jan 18, 2022 12:08 pm
Forum: Highway Safety
Topic: Mandated societal lockdown and road traffic accidents
Replies: 0
Views: 16

Mandated societal lockdown and road traffic accidents

Recently saw posted up to Linkedin...will give a read...since other studies have shown much different consequences due to speeding, lack of law enforcement of traffic laws due to COVID Possibly due to the limited time frame of the study and lockdown Mandated societal lockdown and road traffic accide...
by MSI
Mon Jan 17, 2022 10:14 am
Forum: Highway Safety
Topic: Effects of Speed on Accident Frequency?
Replies: 4
Views: 4943

Re: Effects of Speed on Accident Frequency?

also recently posted up was a link to this article from 2018: We can reduce the road toll by copying Sweden Which included this chart speed v death risk.png and from the article: Some core ideas from the Swedish Zero Vision with little to no cost to New Zealand taxpayers that can be applied now: All...
by MSI
Fri Jan 14, 2022 8:33 am
Forum: Highway Safety
Topic: Effects of Speed on Accident Frequency?
Replies: 4
Views: 4943

Re: Effects of Speed on Accident Frequency?

Saw a poster pop up on LinkedIn IMpact of Speed reduction in France.png Which demonstrated lives saved as a result of speed reduction The report it is based on is Lowering of the maximum authorised speed to 80 km/h - Final assessment report - July 2020 Then happened upon another posting on LinkedIn ...
by MSI
Thu Jan 13, 2022 3:56 pm
Forum: Specs, Accel, Braking, Crash Tests
Topic: Police Vehicle Measurements and Evaluation
Replies: 0
Views: 12

Police Vehicle Measurements and Evaluation

We had a case more than a decade ago where we needed some measurements on a police vehicle. Came across the great job the Michigan Police were doing Vehicles include Dodge Charger, the Chevrolet Tahoe Special Service Vehicle, and the Ford Police Utility SUV. MSP has now retired the Crown Victoria Po...
by MSI
Wed Jan 12, 2022 3:45 pm
Forum: msmac3D General Q&A
Topic: Some EDRs have max accel limits, msmac3D can mimic that for direct comparison
Replies: 3
Views: 122

Re: msmac3D Option to mimic EDRs with max accel limits in DeltaV calcs

OK since instantly can address
here's comparison with EDR 53.5 g-unit limit
time hostories accel and deltav with and wo EDR 53.5 limit.png
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and a summary
msmac3D DeltaV summary w EDR 53.5 g unit limit.png
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