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Using Advanced Technology to Understand Accidents at Night

Using Advanced Technology to Understand Accidents at Night

Visibility of objects or pedestrians in night accidents is evaluated in multiple ways, from simple observations, to a review of literature, to calculations using published or assumed data, to comprehensive experimental data collection and testing using specialized tools and calculations, to a combination of all the above. Accordingly, the quality and cost of the resulting work product varies widely. The study is always dependent on investigatory limitations, such as the difficulty of performing on-site measurements and matching other conditions. It is also dependent on the available information or the lack of it and, as such, depends on the reconstruction of the accident. Pedestrian multiple clothing reflectances, movements, and positions in relation to lights and glare at night require a careful and often more specialized approach and are well suited to the technology of luminance imaging.  In the case where full-scale measurements are possible, luminance imaging photometers provide large amounts of data that can be used to perform detailed analysis, while providing effective and simple to understand visuals. This technology is accessible today to evaluate multiple types of objects or pedestrian accidents in a clear and convincing fashion.

Registration is complimentary for all to attend.

Who Should Attend:

  • Attorneys involved in litigation of night accidents
  • Risk or safety managers

What You Will Learn:

  • How to investigate night accidents involving pedestrians or objects at night
  • How the luminance imaging technology works and is used
  • What type of visuals are most effective in a night accident
  • Example of applications of this work to actual cases

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12/9/2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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