MATHEMATICAL RECONSTRUCTION OF HIGHWAY ACCIDENTS. SCENE MEASUREMENT AND DATA PROCESSING SYSTEM
A computer program and an associated optical measurement system have been developed to aid the investigation of highway accidents. They provide a capability of processing and evaluating scene data, via radio contact with a remote computer, while the investigators are at the accident scene. Results of the third year of effort are presented and discussed. They include the results of field testing by a local police agency as well as by Calspan personnel. It is concluded that development of the prototype system has reached a point where it can be routinely applied to many highway accidents. Proposed modifications and extensions, aimed at greater ease of application and at increased generality, are presented and discussed.
- See also PB-234 707.
Calspan Corporation4455 Genesee Street
Buffalo, NY United States 14225
Washington, DC United States 20590
- MCHENRY, R R
- Jones, I S
- Lynch, J P
- Publication Date: 1975-2
- Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
- Pagination: 170 p.
- TRT Terms: Computer programming; Computer programs; Crash investigation; Information processing; Mathematical analysis; Optical measurement; Radio; Rangefinders; Reconstruction; Simulation; Traffic crashes; Traffic safety
- Uncontrolled Terms: Motor vehicle accidents
- Old TRIS Terms: Range finding
- Subject Areas: Highways; Safety and Human Factors;
- Accession Number: 00090574
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: CALSPAN-AQ-5341-V-2 Final Rpt.
- Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-053-3-658
- Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
- Created Date: May 29 1975 12:00AM