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Motorcycle Shimmy Phenomenon

By Roland Hoover
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In this article, Motorcycle Engineer Roland Hoover provides an overview of the motorcycle “shimmy” condition and discusses the factors that contribute to motorcycle crashes. He examines…

Motorcycle Tire Failures

By Richard Sherman & Roland Hoover
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Motorcycle tires are designed and constructed to support dynamic loads and forces on varying road surfaces and weather conditions. The type of tires used, how they are maintained, and environmental…

Pavement Crack Sealant & Motorcycle Crashes

By Thomas Lyden, P.E., PMP & Roland Hoover
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In this article, Civil Engineer Thomas Lyden and Automotive Engineer Roland Hoover provide an overview of pavement crack sealing and discuss how misapplications of sealant can contribute to motorcycle…

Investigating Aftermarket Parts Performance in Motorcycle Crash Incidents

By Roland Hoover
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In this article, motorcycle expert Roland Hoover discusses aftermarket motorcycle parts and accessories. He examines the standard of care for vehicle manufacturers, part suppliers, mechanics, and…

Motorcycle Anatomy

By Peter J. Leiss, P.E., C.F.E.I., C.V.F.I.
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The automotive experts at Robson Forensic have developed a simple motorcycle anatomy overview for clients who may not be familiar with the design elements of a motorbike. Motorcycle Fatalities The CDC…

Motorcycle and Car Collision - Expert Investigation

By Robson Forensic
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A motorcycle and car collided in an intersection. The motorcyclist landed in a yard on the other side of the car. The speed limit on the road was 25 mph. The motorcyclist was severely injured, the car…