Free Hydroplaning Article
Featured in Collision Magazine
by Elvin Aycock, PE, PH, PLS, ACTAR
Atlanta Engineering Services would like to give you a free electronic copy of our most recent article featured in Collision Magazine.
It is entitled "Hydroplaning: The Effect of Water on the Roadway" and was written by the President of Atlanta Engineering Services, Elvin Aycock, PE, PH, PLS, ACTAR.
What this article talks about:
- What is hydroplaning?
- What conditions cause vehicles to hydroplane?
- How do roadway design defects contribute to hydroplaning?
Includes a case study of a real hydroplaning accident we investigated. We'd like to encourage you to share these articles with your friends and colleagues.
Further Reading About Hydroplaning
Talk to Us
What is hydroplaning?
Hydroplaning caused by roadway defects
Qualifications of a good hydroplaning expert
Hydroplaning article written by Elvin Aycock for the American Institute of Hydrology.
Home Page - Atlanta Engineering Services
Ruts cause hydroplaning where the asphalt and the subgrade has failed.
Hydroplaning on roadways while transiting from superelevation to normal crown
Pavement drainage can be a problem in vertical curve sags and in transitions from superelevations to tangent sections.
More pavement drainage problems occur when the centerline crown is destroyed and superelevation transitions hold water.
You might like these
Our professional engineers and traffic accident reconstructionists offer expert witness services to attorneys and the insurance industry.
The process of scene mapping using a detailed scaled drawing of the roadway evidence, can provide conclusive forensic evidence is often left on the roadway as a result of the accident.
Scene investigations to locate police markings and other roadway evidence illustrated here using scene mapping, which involves creating a scaled drawing of the roadway evidence.
Our Forensic teams is made up of engineers and technician specialist who provide specialized knowledge about his expertise.
Accident reconstruction and collsion analysis is accomplished by gathering wreck data at the scene, inspecting the vehicles and calculating speeds of each vehicle.
Traffic accident reconstruction animation expert, Soan Chau.
Collision Analysis is just one part of traffic reconstruction provided by Atlanta Civil Engineering. See these 10 steps which briefly summarize the procedure.
Here are some fatal, and non-fatal traffic accident photos of accidnets requiring forensic reconstruction to determine
Personal injury may occur from accidents involving a slip and fall or other times when a property owner is negligent, creating a hazardous condition.
If you have had an accident involving motorcycles, it is important that the attorney or insurance claims adjustor contact our experts immediately to obtain as much evidence as possible.
A vehicle defect can contribute to the cause of an accident and can result in injuries or death of the passengers.
Commercial Trucks in stormwater accidents and pavement problems.
Many types of accidents result in serious injuries and fatalities. Our traffic accident engineers are trained to evaluate all types.
Atlanta Engineering can perform accident reconstruction roadway defects, to determine the underlying cause of many traffic accidents.
A vehicle inspection analysis can determine how and why the accident happened. Atlanta Engineering can help uncover the cause and provide expert witness for you.