Crash Response Adds V-Stroke Meter to Measure Airbrake Push Rod Travel

A large number of heavy trucks involved in crashes have airbrakes that are out-of-adjustment resulting in decreased braking ability. Reconstructing a crash involving a truck with airbrakes involves measuring  the airbrake pushrod travel in each brake to determine if the brakes were in or out-of-adjustment. A tractor-trailer will likely have at least ten brakes that need to be measured. Rather…

CDR Software Updates – Lamborghini

The latest version of Bosch CDR software was just released.  This software gives Crash Response the ability to download the Airbag Control Module from the Huracan and Aventador models from Lamborghini. If you or your client/insured was unfortunate enough to crash a Lamborghini, we have the ability to download the ACM data. Seriously.

Laying It Down… Not a Good Option for a Motorcyclist

It is that time of year again and you will be sure to hear “I laid it down” when you are dealing with a motorcycle crash. You will usually hear this phrase from an untrained/incompetent motorcycle operator who will not admit that he or she lost control due to improper operation of the motorcycle. Over-braking, using the rear brake only,…

New Service – ABS Diagnostics for Heavy Trucks and Trailers

Crash Response now has the software and hardware to provide diagnostics of the Anti-lock Brake Systems of truck tractors and trailers. ABS systems from Merritor Wabco, Bendix, Wabash, Haldex and Eaton can be evaluated. The purpose of an ABS system is to keep the brakes on a vehicle from locking. A locked wheel can cause the vehicle to lose directional…