Field Tests Cycle / Car Impact
E J Allen & Associates can carry out field tests to prove cause and effect in cases such as Automobile/Cyclist/Pedestrian collisions. The results can help in resolving disputes and liability in such cases and establish if the pedestrian was thrown or carried in a collision.
The following are examples of recent tests we have carried out:
Before the staged impact
Dummies in position
Expert opinion should be based upon theory and practical testing.
There are not many independent Consulting Engineers who can boast that they have carried out Field tests. The above photographs are of one such case. Other cases have involved brake testing on HGV’s and transporters etc, motorcycle testing, tyre performance (knobbly tyres in the UK) etc.