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Underride Treatise

Underride Treatise
TRAILER UNDERRIDE: CONSPICUITY, HUMAN FACTORS, AND REAR BUMPERS (Expanded edition, 1998) Joseph E. Badger Part I published 1995 PUBLISHER Institute of Police Technology and Management University of North Florida 4567 St. Johns Bluff Road, S. Jacksonville, Florida 32224-2645 (904) 620-4786 DISCLAIMER The information contained in this article is based to the best of IPTM’s knowledge on the current practices in traffic accident investigation and reconstruction.  However, neither IPTM nor the author assumes any liability in...

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Underride Revisited

Underride Revisited
Revisited Again By Joseph E. Badger [What follows is the final draft of a manuscript accepted and published by Law & Order magazine in August 1992. Reprinted with permission of the author. Minor changes have been made for this electronic entry.] Prior to my retirement from active law enforcement (November 1988), I reconstructed an inordinate number of side “trailer underride” accidents. This prompted my first article on the subject, “Trailer Underride: The Almost Always Fatal...

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Nighttime Tractor Trailer Side Underrides (The Invisible Semi)

Nighttime Tractor Trailer Side Underrides (The Invisible Semi)
Article and Photos By: Robert L. Parke, CLI Figure 1 Graphic courtesy of Benedict Engineering Company, Inc. Tallehassee, Fl. Condensed web edition: Portions of text and photos have been omitted from this condensed web edition of Robert L. Parke’s article. To order a complete version including all text and photos contact NALI at http://www.nali.com . Copyright 1998 by Robert L. Parke. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in...

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Tractor Trailer Underride Accidents-Not Your Average Everyday Occurrence

Tractor Trailer Underride Accidents-Not Your Average Everyday Occurrence
Copyright 1998 by Jack Murray. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, to include photocopying and recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without prior permission in writing from the author. Originally published in the February 1998 issue of “The Legal Investigator, The Official Journal of the National Association of Legal Investigators, Inc.” (NALI.) http://www.nali.com . Contact...

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A Scientific Approach to Tractor-Trailer Side Underride Analysis

A Scientific Approach to Tractor-Trailer Side Underride Analysis
SAEFinal2003 (PDF Document) Angela Trego, Bruce Enz, Douglas Head, & Yoshiki Oshida Injury & Crash Analysis, LLC https://underridenetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/SAEFinal2003.pdf (This is an copyrighted article online viewing only, download and professional use is prohibited. Please purchase a copy at SAE.org for professional use.)

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Skidmarks of a Different Sort

Skidmarks of a Different Sort
by Sgt. C. Dean Ose Originally published in the September, 1989 issue of LAW and ORDER Magazine Routine but very careful examination of the speedometers of vehicles involved in heavy collisions can be a simple and valid method of speed determination. Examination of instrument readings in aircraft crashes is routinely done. In automobile collisions it has usually been relegated to only those very familiar with it, such as the investigating officer’s Crime Bureau or Laboratory....

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