Human Factors in Crash Reconstruction

20 Oct by Zarir.Hafiz

Human Factors in Crash Reconstruction

According to Fricke in Traffic Crash Reconstruction (2010)1 collision (harmful event) may result from:

  1. Failure to perceive a situation
  2. Failure in deciding what to do about it
  3. 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.

Human Factors in Crash Reconstruction


  1. FRICKE L.B. (2010). Traffic Crash Reconstruction, Northwestern University Traffic Institute, 2nd Edition


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