Easy Method for Collecting Vehicle Crush Profile Data

by scolburn 26. March 2021 14:36

By: Steve Colburn, Applications Training Specialist, Laser Technology, Inc.
Photos and case study data courtesy of: Rich Maxwell

Today’s Crash Investigator makes use of all possible data sources at their disposal when reconstructing an incident. The more information that can be analyzed by the team, the more confidence they have in their assessment of the situation. Most of this data is collected with mapping tools and photography in short order right at the scene so it can be cleared quickly. However, some data like vehicle crush profile is typically not due to the time and personnel resources it requires. This specific data set is essential for determining the maximum engagement between two vehicles, which contributes to finding the principal direction of force. It is also very useful for putting vehicles together in scaled diagrams and showing the sequence of the crash.More...

Additional LTI Ultralyte Laser Rangefinders Added to the French Gendarmerie

by admin 12. January 2011 13:38

The French Gendarmerie added more Ultralyte lasers based on their government deciding to strengthen their speed enforcement policy. LTI was asked to provide custom features into the laser rangefinders to ensure compliance of the speed enforcement laws that are established in France. Read the case study in this post to see how the French Gendarmerie had Laser Technology customize the laser speed guns to help them enforce the speed limit in their country.

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