Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction

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The engineers at The Kilpatrick Group, PA are avid motorcycle riders. They provide motorcycle accident reconstruction services and product defect and failure analysis for our clients. We provide detailed information pertaining to the characteristics of a collision between a motorcycle and another motor vehicle or an object. To review the classification of motorcycles, click on the following link Motorcycle Classification.

We provide the following forensic engineering services for motorcycles and accidents:

  • Preimpact and Postimpact Velocities
  • Delta-V Calculations
  • Vehicle Principle Direction of Force (PDOF) Calculations
  • Vehicle Energy Calculations
  • Acceleration, Distance, Time Calculations
  • Road/Tire Coefficient of Friction/Drag Factor Measurement and Calculations
  • Angular Momentum, Rotational Energy and Rotational Motion Calculations
  • Critical Velocity and Yaw Calculations
  • Vehicle Falls, Flips and Vault Airborne Calculations
  • Vehicle Rollover Analysis and Calculations
  • Vehicle Dynamic Weight Shift Calculations
  • Vehicle Low Velocity Rear-End Collisions Analysis and Calculations
  • Vehicle Trajectory
  • Cause Analysis
  • Lamp Analysis
  • Human Factors
  • Engineering Dynamics Corporation Vehicle Accident Reconstruction Dynamics Simulation and Animation
  • Vehicle Inspections For Defects and Non-Conformance
  • Defective Vehicle Component Determination
  • Catastrophic Component Failure Determination
  • Engine, Drive Train, Frame, Brake, Wheel, Steering System, and Suspension System Component Failure Analysis
  • Motorcycle Handleability Testing and Analysis (Rake and Trail)
  • Motorcycle Safety
  • Standard of Care

Gary has been an avid motorcyclist since 1969. He has obtained advanced motorcycle rider’s training through the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF). Gary is a member of the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) and the Harley Owners Group (HOG). Gary has owned many motorcycles over the years. Below we have a few of the numerous motorcycles that Gary has owned or currently owns and rides: 2012 Harley Davidson CVO Road Glide Custom and a 2007 American Ironhorse Texas Chopper.