Matai

Michigan Association Of Traffic Accident Investigators

THE 2017 MATAI FALL CONFERENCE:

NEW VENUE LOCATION: 8900 Byron Commerce Drive, Byron Center, Michigan 49315. The Home of Traffic Reconstruction and Transportation Compliance, a 5 Acre facility located just south of the Tanger Mall on US-131 and 84th Street.

Breakfast snacks and Lunch are included on both days.

SEE THE DOWNLOADABLE REGISTRATION FORM AND CONFERENCE FLIER BELOW

WHEN: Tuesday October 3rd (0830 till 1630)  and Wednesday October 4th (0830 till 1630). This will be a full 2 day Conference.

AGENDA:

  • This Conference is designed to give you a higher level of Comfort and Confidence when confronted with a Commercial Motor Vehicle that has been involved in a crash.
  • Evaluating Post Crash Air Brake Issues
  • Commercial Vehicle Engine Control Module "ECM" Data Presented
  • See What ECM Data Is Available And See How To Use It Effectively In A Crash Reconstruction
  • What other data do you need to confirm that the ECM data is accurate and is actually your crash?
  • Become Familiar With The Commercial Vehicles that are on display inside the building.
  • Commercial Vehicle Axle and Brake component cut-aways will be on display inside the building.
  • Several Real World Crashes Presented Puzzling ECM Crash Data To Passenger Vehicle EDR Crash Data
  • Commercial Vehicle Skid Testing: See The Difference That 1 or 2 "Out Of Adjustment" Brakes Make In Stopping Distances.
  • Hear what a 25+ year trucking expert looks for when investigating a Commercial Vehicle Crash.
  • Become familiar with basic commercial vehicle violations from a CMV Enforcement Officer.
  • Watch and Work 2 Live Crash Tests Involving a 40,000-50,000 Pound Commercial Vehicle & Passenger Vehicles.
  • CMV Electronic Log Federal Mandate. Hear what information is available to you and how to get it?
  • What you can expect to be asked by an experienced Trucking Litigation Attorney during depositions or in Trial?

LODGING: Baymont Inn & Suites next door for $89.00 + tax per night or the Hyatt Place Hotel, 7 miles away for $124.00 + tax per night. Just mention MATAI when you reserve. RESERVATION CUT OF DATE FOR BOTH HOTELS IS 9-4-2017 HOWEVER THEY WILL HONOR THE RATE IF THEY STILL HAVE ROOMS AVAILABLE

YOU MUST CALL THIS BAYMONT INN AT THE NUMBER ABOVE FOR THE MATAI SPECIAL $89 RATE. ROOMS AVAILABLE FOR THE NIGHTS OF OCTOBER 2ND AND 3RD. NO SPECIAL RATE VIA THE WEB OR THROUGH NATIONAL RESERVATIONS. DISCOUNT CUT OFF IS 9-4-2017 HOWEVER IF ROOMS ARE AVAILABLE AFTER 9-4-2017 THEY WILL HONOR THE $89 RATE.

YOU MUST CALL THIS BAYMONT INN AT THE NUMBER ABOVE FOR THE MATAI SPECIAL $89 RATE. ROOMS AVAILABLE FOR THE NIGHTS OF OCTOBER 2ND AND 3RD. NO SPECIAL RATE VIA THE WEB OR THROUGH NATIONAL RESERVATIONS. DISCOUNT CUT OFF IS 9-4-2017 HOWEVER IF ROOMS ARE AVAILABLE AFTER 9-4-2017 THEY WILL HONOR THE $89 RATE.


Michigan Association of Traffic Accident Investigators 2016 Fall Conference. A 40 mph blunt impact with a Volvo Station Wagon in reverse.

Michigan Association of Traffic Accident Investigators 2016 Fall Conference. A 40 mph blunt impact with a Volvo Station Wagon in reverse.

Michigan Association of Traffic Accident Investigators 2016 Fall Conference. A 45 mph Impact with a Volvo Station Wagon.

Michigan Association of Traffic Accident Investigators 2016 Fall Conference. A 45 mph Impact with a Volvo Station Wagon.

Michigan Association of Traffic Accident Investigators 2016 Fall Conference. A 35 mph impact with a Chrysler Town & Country in the center of the hood.

Michigan Association of Traffic Accident Investigators 2016 Fall Conference. A 35 mph impact with a Chrysler Town & Country in the center of the hood.

Michigan Association of Traffic Accident Investigators 2015 Fall Conference, 1st contact, Left turn at an intersection "failed to yield" CLICK ON PHOTO ABOVE TO VIEW THE CRASH VIDEO

Michigan Association of Traffic Accident Investigators 2015 Fall Conference, 1st contact, Left turn at an intersection "failed to yield" CLICK ON PHOTO ABOVE TO VIEW THE CRASH VIDEO

Michigan Association of Traffic Accident Investigators 2015 Fall Conference, both vehicles moving into the crash zone, Left turn at an intersection "failed to yield"

Michigan Association of Traffic Accident Investigators 2015 Fall Conference, both vehicles moving into the crash zone, Left turn at an intersection "failed to yield"

We had a packed house for the day of May 7th in a world class conference/presentation center. All conference Data and Video was distributed via "on line link" so that attendees could download and follow along as the presentations were given.

We had a packed house for the day of May 7th in a world class conference/presentation center. All conference Data and Video was distributed via "on line link" so that attendees could download and follow along as the presentations were given.

Greg Edgcombe re-lives and explains the car/pedestrian interactive dynamics of the 6 live crash tests that were presented.

Greg Edgcombe re-lives and explains the car/pedestrian interactive dynamics of the 6 live crash tests that were presented.

Bruce Beill presenting on vehicle tires in conjunction with their braking ability

Bruce Beill presenting on vehicle tires in conjunction with their braking ability

Mike Van Dam presenting on the use of Laws of Sines and Cosines in conjunction with EDR Data.

Mike Van Dam presenting on the use of Laws of Sines and Cosines in conjunction with EDR Data.

Michigan Association of Traffic Accident Investigators 2014 Fall Crash Conference: Rear Impact

Michigan Association of Traffic Accident Investigators 2014 Fall Crash Conference: Rear Impact

Michigan Association of Traffic Accident Investigators 2014 Fall Crash Conference: Bus Side Impact

Michigan Association of Traffic Accident Investigators 2014 Fall Crash Conference: Bus Side Impact


Michigan Association of Traffic Accident Investigators 2014 Fall Crash Conference: Pedestrian Throw Analysis

Michigan Association of Traffic Accident Investigators 2014 Fall Crash Conference: Pedestrian Throw Analysis


MATAI 2013 Fall Crash Conference: Offset head-on crash with a 90 MPH closing speed.

MATAI 2013 Fall Crash Conference: Offset head-on crash with a 90 MPH closing speed.

MATAI 2013 Fall Crash Conference: Offset head-on crash with a 90 MPH closing speed.

MATAI 2013 Fall Crash Conference: Offset head-on crash with a 90 MPH closing speed.

MATAI 2013 Fall Crash Conference: Denali vaulted 105 feet through the air and bisected a tree 12 feet above the ground.

MATAI 2013 Fall Crash Conference: Denali vaulted 105 feet through the air and bisected a tree 12 feet above the ground.

MATAI 2013 Fall Crash Conference: Twenty separate Car/Bicycle crashes were run.

MATAI 2013 Fall Crash Conference: Twenty separate Car/Bicycle crashes were run.

MATAI 2012 Fall Crash Conference: Three vehicle chain reaction crash at 52 MPH resulting in a double roll over

MATAI 2012 Fall Crash Conference: Three vehicle chain reaction crash at 52 MPH resulting in a double roll over