Stopping distance under ideal driving conditions

    25 Dec by Zarir.Hafiz Tags:

    Should I Wear Rear Seat Belt?

      During a car crash, passengers which use rear seat belts are most likely to save during the impact because of the restraint of the seat belts. The purpose of using a rear seat belt is for occupant restraint. It is essentially important to prevent occupants from sustaining injury due to internal collision inside the vehicle.… Read More
    25 Nov by Zarir.Hafiz Tags:

    Types of Tyre Marks

    In traffic crash investigation and reconstruction tyre marks are very importance piece of evidence as each of them is produced by a specific action of the vehicle during the vehicle collision. Tyre marks can provide indication about what a driver did or attempted to do prior to and after a collision. In general, a tire… Read More
    15 Nov by Zarir.Hafiz Tags:

    Drowsy Driving

    Drowsy driving slows reaction times, reduces vigilance and impaired thinking. In the worst case the driver may fall asleep behind the wheel. In Malaysia the issues frequently affected bus drivers especially the one who driving at wee-hours. There have been a number of tragic crashes with high number of fatalities occurred during this hour. Following… Read More
    20 Oct by Zarir.Hafiz Tags: , ,

    Coefficient of friction vs Drag factor

    Drag factor and coefficient are expression commonly used in crash investigation and reconstruction. They are usually used to calculate vehicle speed calculations based upon tyre mark geometry. The coefficient-of-friction μ is defined as the ratio of the tangential force F(tan) (parallel to the surface) applied to an object sliding across a surface to the normal… Read More
    20 Oct by Zarir.Hafiz Tags:

    Human Factors in Crash Reconstruction

    According to Fricke in Traffic Crash Reconstruction (2010)1 collision (harmful event) may result from: Failure to perceive a situation Failure in deciding what to do about it Failure to do properly what was decided These three kinds of failure may occur in as illustrate below: 1) Trip preparation, 2) Driving Strategy 3) Evasive tactics. REFERENCES… Read More