Considering that crash reconstruction is a specialized field, it comes as no surprise that there are quite a few words and phrases exclusive to those in the profession. The list below contains the definitions of several common glossary terms that a crash investigator will likely be familiar with.
The L-Tron team has returned from another successful Pennsylvania Traffic Collision and Reconstruction Conference (PCARS) in Erie, PA. The PCARS Seminar featured 3 live staged crashes, as well as presentations, exhibits, and networking opportunities for participants. L-Tron team members, Andrew McNeill, Julianne Pangal, and Isabella Susino demoed the 4910LR Driver’s License Reader and OSCR360 for Crash Reconstruction, both of which are designed to help officers better serve and protect their communities.
Crash Scene Investigators must be properly equipped to perform their job. This means they must possess both the know-how and certain basic equipment. After hundreds of hours of training, including time spent reconstructing staged collisions, one can become a certified reconstructionist.
Crash reconstruction tools vary agency to agency, depending on department size, budget, responsibilities and needs.
Well, for starters, what is crash reconstruction? Crash reconstruction is the process through which investigators determine how and why a collision occurred, ultimately determining whether or not a crime has been committed. A crash reconstructionist, or reconstruction team, must observe, gather, and preserve evidence from the scene, study the events surrounding the crash, and piece …
The L-Tron team has returned from a successful trip to the Pennsylvania State Police Crash Reconstruction Seminar in Gettysburg, PA which took place from November 1-5, 2021. The team had the opportunity to present two technologies built directly from the voice of law enforcement. These tools help officers better protect and serve their communities – the 4910LR Driver’s License Reader and OSCR360 for Crash Reconstruction.
Sergeant Andrew Champion of the Bettendorf Police Department reached out to L-Tron in March of 2019 – he was originally looking for a tool that could help him open roads up faster after crashes. After meeting OSCR, he realized the system could be used for so much more. How is the department utilizing OSCR360 now?