Forensic Meteorologist Interviewed About 100+ Car Pile-Up in Foggy Conditions Expert Article

Meteorology expert, Dr. Raymond Lee, was interviewed by Radio BeFM to discuss a fog-related 100 car pile-up in which two people were killed and more than 60 were injured.

Radio BEFM Interview

Radio interview courtesy of BeFM. Photo credits AFP/GETTY IMAGES

Throughout this interview Dr. Lee discusses issues such as:
  • Safe following distances for driving in optimal and sub-optimal conditions
  • Risk perception of drivers in adverse weather conditions
  • Optimizing visibility in foggy conditions
  • Safety strategies for drivers in foggy conditions
View news story on 100+ Car Pile-Up at New York Times. Forensic Meteorology CaseworkAs an expert at Robson Forensic, Dr. Lee is frequently retained to investigate vehicle crashes and other mishaps to reconstruct local weather conditions specific to a particular incident. He frequently opines on how weather conditions contributee to the cause of an incident by evaluating factors such as a visibility, lighting, and how weather conditions developed approaching the scene of an incident.

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Raymond L. Lee, Meteorologist & Visibility Expert

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Dr. Lee is an expert in determining weather conditions at a particular time and location, how weather and ambient conditions affect human vision, and how weather events affect other incidents such as… read more.

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