Snowmobile and ATV Accident Investigation and Reconstruction
The increased popularity of snowmobile and ATV use in recent years has resulted in a rise in related accidents and injuries. Reconstruction of these types of accidents poses a unique challenge due to their nature and the lack of data available to investigators. This new edition of a groundbreaking text is the most complete of its kind in the area of snowmobile and ATV accident reconstruction and litigation.You'll find detailed reference material covering the technical aspects of snowmobile and ATV product design, performance, mechanical operation, safety, trail design and administration, maintenance, mapping and accident investigation and reconstruction. You will also find information on human factors issues such as driver training, speed, use of helmets and protective clothing, compensation for weather conditions, and driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. You will also gain much information on snowmobile and ATV law, as this book contains the most complete summary of law, tactics and pleadings regarding snowmobile and ATV accidents ever published. In developing this book, the author, a nationally recognized and accredited snowmobile and ATV accident reconstruction expert and instructor, and his team conducted extensive dynamic tests with snowmobiles and ATVs and related equipment. They also conducted extensive interviews of those involved in the snowmobile and ATV industry including snowmobile and ATV users, designers, manufacturers, trainers, mechanics, accident reconstructionists and investigators, law enforcement personnel and attorneys. They also extensively researched accident reports, court cases and legislation relating to snowmobiles and ATVs in both the United States and Canada to compile the most complete snowmobile and ATV law reference available. A CD-ROM with additional information, resources and databases for snowmobile and ATV accident reconstruction is included with the book. If you are involved in a snowmobile or ATV accident case or concerned with snowmobile and ATV safety in any form, this book will be a very helpful and necessary addition to your library.
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