Principia’s engineering staff have investigated over 1000 transportation accidents covering the complete range of accident types. The breadth of technical backgrounds at Principia allows us to provide our clients with the full spectrum of accident reconstruction services. This includes inspection of the accident site and vehicles, reconstruction of the accident events, biomechanical analysis of occupant motion, and determination of injury mechanisms.
- Scene Inspections
- Vehicle Inspections
- Vehicle Speed Estimates
- Driver Perception and Reaction Issues
- Occupant Motions (Kinematics)
- Biomechanics of Injury Mechanisms
- Failure Analysis of Vehicle Components
- Automobile Black Box Data Retrieval
Principia’s staff has provided these services for a wide variety of vehicle accidents. This experience allows us to provide the highest quality service for all types of accidents.
Some common types of vehicle accidents our staff consults on include:
- Multi-Vehicle Accidents
- Heavy Truck Accidents
- Vehicle Rollovers
- Single Vehicle Loss of Control
- Low Speed Impacts and Sideswipe Collisions
- Industrial Vehicle Accidents
- Vehicle Component Defects
- Vehicle Component Failures
Our consulting staff is experienced in using the latest computer technology for accident reconstruction. Computer aided design tools are used to develop scale drawings of accident scenes and vehicle locations at various stages of the accident. Photo editing software is also available to analyze photographs to determine unknown locations or dimensions (photogrammetry). For cases that are extremely complex or require visualization of the vehicle motion, advanced accident reconstruction software is used to predict the vehicle motion and create video of the accident sequence.