Fundamentals of Pedestrian / Cyclist Traffic Crash Reconstruction
Fundamentals of Pedestrian/Cyclist Traffic Crash Reconstruction
1st Edition - 2016
By Mike W. Reade and Tony L. Becker
This book will give a new meaning to pedestrian/cyclist reconstruction. The procedures given will help the reconstructionist better understand and summarize the relevant ongoing crash research.
Although called “Fundamentals,” the book gives thorough coverage on topics such as the on-scene investigation, anatomy of a typical pedestrian crash, pedestrian dynamics, time & distance analysis and other meticulously referenced topics.
All the information is contained within the following chapters:
- On-Scene Investigation
- Anatomy of a Typical Pedestrian Crash
- Pedestrian Dynamics
- Speed and Time-Distance Analysis
- Time and Distance Analysis
- Crash Test Research
About the authors:
M.W. “Mike” Reade has investigated traffic crashes for over 40 years. This book is his first for IPTM. Additionally, he helped co-develop IPTM’s Advanced Pedestrian/Bicycle Crash Investigation course.
Mike continues to work as an expert in both civil and criminal motor vehicle cases. He continues his research in the area of pedestrian/cyclist crashes during controlled testing sessions. He has over 25 years of law enforcement experience as a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
T.L. “Tony” Becker has investigated traffic crashes for over 35 years. He helped co-develop IPTM’s Advanced Pedestrian/Bicycle Crash Investigation course. He has published 3 other books for IPTM in the field of crash investigation and/or reconstruction.
Tony conducts work as an expert in both civil and criminal motor vehicle crashes and continues his research in the area of pedestrian/cyclist crash investigation. He has over 35 years of public law enforcement experience serving in the US Army, Bloomington (IL) Police Department, Henry County (IL) Sheriff’s Department, McLean County (IL) Coroner’s Office, and the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board.
Specifications: 256 pages; 8½”x11”; coil bound; Publisher: IPTM (April 2016)