Introduction: Crash Reconstruction Techniques and Accuracy

by Brian G. McHenry 


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(Originally presented at the NHMRC Road Accident Research Unit (RARU), Adelaide, Australia in May 1995)

The accuracy of any reconstruction technique, including computerized techniques, is highly dependent on a number of variables:

Crash Evidence

Available Specifications

Collision reconstruction techniques

Damage-based reconstruction techniques

Trajectory-based reconstruction techniques