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Michigan Association Of Traffic Accident Investigators

  BOOK HOTEL ROOMS BY SEPTEMBER  17th

BOOK HOTEL ROOMS BY SEPTEMBER  17th

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The 2018 MATAI FALL LIVE CRASH CONFERENCE (See it....Work it!!!!!)

  • October 16th (half day) Motorcycle skid testing and more.

  • October 17th (Full day) Motorcycle vs Car live crash testing for you to see and work.

Planned crash testing will include:

  • Moving motorcycle with passengers, impacting a stationary vehicle that will be rotated upon impact, necessitating an angular momentum analysis.
  • Motorcycle with passengers, "high side" crash.
  • Motorcycle traveling straight vs Passenger vehicle making a left turn (both vehicles moving). 
  • Motorcycle "down and sliding" testing will be conducted as well.

Several Analysis will be looked at to resolve crash speeds including Angular Momentum, Separated vehicle momentum, Energy,  EDR solutions and video analysis.

"Motorcycle passenger" crash dynamics and final rest positions can be observed and studied.

All vehicles will be instrumented.

CONFERENCE LOCATION: Resurrection Life Church, 5100 Ivanrest Ave SW, Grandville Michigan, 49418

HOTEL INFO: Block of rooms set up at the Holiday Inn Express, 4651 36th St, Grandville, Michigan, 49418

  • Make your reservations at this number only: (616) 532-0202 to receive the discount
  • You must mention MATAI or the Michigan Association of Traffic Accident Investigators to get the $109.00 Gov't Rate.
  • You also must book your room by September, 17th, 2018
  • Rate includes a breakfast buffet

HOTEL INFO: Hyatt Place Hotel at 2150 Metro Way, Wyoming, Michigan, 49519 (616) 724-1234

  • This is an excellent Hotel about 5 minutes from the venue. The sales manager, Margo Smitzer, told me that although they can not offer us a block of rooms, if you call and ask for her and request the Gov't rate you may find it is cheaper than the Holiday Inn Express. The desk people may tell you otherwise so ask for Margo.

 2018 MATAI Spring Conference. Marc Edgcombe from Traffic Reconstruction and Transportation Compliance presenting on Drone Use for Crash Scene Evidence Mapping, PIX4D and V Crash Software intigration for use in crash reconstruction.

2018 MATAI Spring Conference. Marc Edgcombe from Traffic Reconstruction and Transportation Compliance presenting on Drone Use for Crash Scene Evidence Mapping, PIX4D and V Crash Software intigration for use in crash reconstruction.

 2018 MATAI Spring Conference. MSP Reconstructionist Chad Lindstrom presenting on an "Introduction to Video Analysis" with validation case studies.

2018 MATAI Spring Conference. MSP Reconstructionist Chad Lindstrom presenting on an "Introduction to Video Analysis" with validation case studies.


  Michigan Association of Traffic Accident Investigators 2017 Fall Conference Offset Head on

Michigan Association of Traffic Accident Investigators 2017 Fall Conference Offset Head on

  Michigan Association of Traffic Accident Investigators 2017 Fall Conference 90 Degree Impact

Michigan Association of Traffic Accident Investigators 2017 Fall Conference 90 Degree Impact

  Michigan Association of Traffic Accident Investigators 2017 Fall Conference In Line Chain Crash

Michigan Association of Traffic Accident Investigators 2017 Fall Conference In Line Chain Crash

  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