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Bollards on Retail Storefronts

By Albert J. Kerelis, Jr., AIA, NCARB, ARM
Expert Article

Vehicle crashes into retail walkways and storefronts represent a potential hazard for pedestrians. The interplay between vehicles and pedestrians brings inherent risks that should be addressed by…

Crosswalk Tripping Hazards

By Richard Tippett, P.E., T.E.
Expert Article

Crosswalk safety traditionally focuses on access within ramp areas and efforts to reduce pedestrian vs. vehicle collisions. However, slip, trip, and fall hazards also represent a substantial risk…

Vehicle False Park

By Steven Becker
Expert Article

A ‘false park’ incident can result in unintended vehicle movement after attempting or intending to put a vehicle in Park. False park is a widely recognized hazard throughout the automotive…

Biomechanical Reconstruction of a Pedestrian Struck by a Vehicle

By Carolyne I. Albert, Ph.D.
Expert Article

When injury causation is in dispute following a pedestrian strike incident, a biomechanical reconstruction of the event is sometimes necessary to confirm or refute eye-witness testimony. In this…

The Functional Components of Autonomous Vehicles

By Peter J. Leiss, P.E., C.F.E.I., C.V.F.I.
Expert Article

In this article, the automotive engineers at Robson Forensic provide an overview of the individual components and sensors that make advanced driver systems and autonomous vehicles possible. In related…

Investigating Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Collisions

By Peter J. Leiss, P.E., C.F.E.I., C.V.F.I.
Expert Article

In this article, the experts at Robson Forensic discuss the typical components of a vehicle-pedestrian collision and delve into specialty technical issues that are frequently relevant to these…