Using Ford EDR Pre-crash Stability Control System Data

This article focuses on the ability of the accident reconstructionist to use stability control systems event data recorders (EDR) to calculate the: (1) speed at impact better than with pre-crash speed data; (2) distance to impact after first brake application or steering input; (3) lateral distance a vehicle moved during an erratic steering event base on stability control lateral acceleration or yaw rate; and (4) the change in approach angle at impact relative to straight down the road.


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  • Accession Number: 01609046
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 29 2016 8:28AM