Road Accident Reconstruction Template

This is a Road Accident Reconstruction template that instructors can use for drivers examination. The template is 100% customizable and you can edit every aspect of it with a few simple clicks in MyDraw.

Road Accident Reconstruction

What is Accident Reconstruction?

The use of scientific methodology to determine the circumstances, mechanics, and contributing factors associated with a collision. To examine an accident knowledge in the following disciplines is required: physics, vehicle dynamics, mathematics, photogrammetry, and computer applications.

The sources of information are – the Traffic Collision Report, photographs of the vehicles, and collision scene. Additional sources to be considered are witness statements and deposition transcripts. Emergency personnel run-sheets, medical records, and autopsy reports can describe occupant injuries. Injury location may help in supporting opinions regarding vehicle dynamics.

Repair estimates, crash test reports, and vehicle specifications give qualified data necessary for calculations when vehicle weight, dimensions, and property damage are used. Published research and literature can help assist the reconstructionist when a specific engineering principle or phenomenon is being analyzed.

Vehicle inspection

One of the most helpful sources of the reconstruction is the inspection of the collision vehicle.

Inspection and photographs

Useful information gained from the inspection of the vehicle:

  • Confirmation of ground contact to the vehicle undercarriage.
  • Existence of grass or debris trapped in door openings- the existence of this material confirms if the door came open during the collision or rollover event.
  • Photographs cannot examine a scene in such details, and inspection of the vehicle is the only way to confirm these potential statements.

A vehicle reconstruction can reveal factors that led to the accident, such as

  • Speeding.
  • Running stop signs and red lights.
  • Errors in turning and lane changes.
  • Loss of driver control due to the failure of a car part or a defect in the vehicle.
  • Dangerous road conditions.
  • Visibility issues.

Submitting written reports and/or developing 3D models to demonstrate how the accident occurred. Accident claims that proceed to trial can be supported with 3D models.

The key aspects of reconstructing an accident include:

  • Full inspection of the vehicle or vehicles involved in the accident.
  • Review of the traffic collision report, deposition transcripts, witness statements, crash test reports, published studies, and other documents.
  • Analyzing victims’ medical records to determine the consistency of injuries.
  • To resolve disputes concerning the cause of an accident materials, such as reports, testimony, and animations from reconstruction experts are mostly used.

Accident reconstruction expert can help you with:

  • Specific actions that led to the accident or establishing liability.
  • Entitling you to compensation through a product liability claim.
  • Evaluating dangerous road conditions and their role in the accident.
  • Reconstruction of the accident can also help protect your right to compensation.