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date: 12 December 2019

accident reconstruction 

A Dictionary of Forensic Science

Suzanne Bell

A type of forensic engineering investigation involving the study of automobile accidents and related accidents involving motorcycles, trucks, pedestrians, bicycles, boats, buses, trains, and other vehicles. Reconstructions can be used in civil or criminal cases and can become crucial when there are no witnesses. Points of investigation in traffic accidents commonly include speed of the car(s), car positions, direction(s) of travel, braking, and point(s) of impact.... ...

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