“Why we believe the creation of a road collision investigation branch is urgently needed”

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigates some high-profile motor vehicle crashes. But, for the most part, most single motor vehicle crash fatalities don’t get very thorough crash investigation. Like ours.

So I am very intrigued by the proposal to set up a UK Road Collision Investigation Branch:

Great idea! And, while you are at it, appoint a Traffic Safety Ombudsman to be its Vigilant Voice for Vulnerable Victims of Vehicle Violence! http://tinyurl.com/jh7ka64

And take a look at this article on crash testing which I re-discovered last night: Creating Demand For Crash Testing, by Lou Lombardo

Further thoughts on this idea: What if Vehicle Manufacturers were required to do a Crash Reconstruction of crashes involving their vehicles?

One thought on ““Why we believe the creation of a road collision investigation branch is urgently needed”

  1. Have you considered pay at the pump automobile insurance with a dedicated fund to investigate crashes. The goodness of the investigations to be measured by crash reduction and reduced claims. A dedicated press release of the benefit to cost of the program. What I see from the insurance industry are a standard answer “that’s complicated”. Which I take to mean that insurance companies have a different understanding of insurance when it comes ot investing n crash reduction.,

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