Advanced Traffic Crash Analysis

Advanced Traffic Crash Analysis

  • $ 70.00

Advanced Traffic Crash Analysis
by Neil F. Robar and George L. Ruotolo

Filled with the latest technology, techniques and information in the field of traffic crash investigation, IPTM’s Advanced Traffic Crash Analysis is an expanded and updated version of its predecessor, our popular Advanced Traffic Crash Investigationmanual.

The authors, Mr. Neil Robar and Mr. George Ruotolo, present material that goes far beyond the basics taught in at-scene investigation courses. This manual contains updated photos, charts and formulas in the more advanced areas of crash investigation as well as five new chapters that deal with safety belt examinations, crash data retrieval systems, forensic visual perception, energy, and trial preparation and courtroom testimony.

This new text is used by IPTM in our Advanced Traffic Crash Investigation course. It can also be used as a reference and training guide if you wish to brush up on your skills in this field.

The book includes the following chapters:

  • Mathematics Review
  • Vehicle Damage Analysis
  • Safety Belt Examinations and Occupant Restraint Systems
  • Crash Data Retrieval System
  • Forensic Visual Perception as it Affects Nighttime Traffic Crashes
  • Laws of Motion and Vehicle Dynamics
  • Acceleration and Deceleration
  • Energy
  • Time and Distance
  • Airborne Equations
  • Conservation of Linear Momentum and Vector Analysis
  • Photography
  • Advanced Measuring and Diagramming
  • Trial Preparation and Courtroom Testimony
  • About the authors:

    Neil Robar retired at the rank of lieutenant from the Hollywood (Florida) Police Department, where he either commanded or worked in every division and unit. For five years he was the coordinator of IPTM’s Traffic Crash Investigation and Reconstruction section. Mr. Robar is now a private consultant in traffic crash investigation and reconstruction and he continues to teach at all levels in the area as an adjunct for IPTM.

    George Ruotolo is retired from 21 years of service in New York State law enforcement and police training. From 1980 to 1985, he oversaw all police instructor certification for the State of New York. He is now a private consultant to law enforcement, the legal profession and insurance companies. He has been providing expert testimony for both the plaintiff and defense in civil court since 1981 and has consulted with prosecutors and defense counsel on criminal matters.

    Specifications: 361 pages; 8½”x11”; GBC bound; includes photos, drawings, diagrams and charts and contains a glossary of technical terms and an index; Publisher: IPTM (February 2006)

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