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NEW OR REVISED TITLES SINCE LAST POSTING OF THIS LIST
NEW! "Reconstructing Truck Accidents from Tire Marks Manual", by Dr. Frank Navin, published by IPTM, 2004. 145 pages, $24.95.
NEW! "BASIC PHYSICS: Notes for Traffic Crash Investigators and Reconstructionists: An Introduction for Some, A review for Others." (R.W. Rivers). Completed in both Imperial and SI. Contains a very comprehensive list of terms and definitions, with comments and examples. Published by Charles C
Thomas, Publisher, Springfield, Illinois. 2004, 126 pp., 36 il., $28.95. (See the publisher's address below.)
NEW! "Accident Investigation Manual," by Arnold G. Wheat (ACTAR #226). Published by Thomson - Delmar Learning, New York, 2004, ISBN 1-4018-6939-4; over 200 illustrations and photographs, 155 pages, $14.95. Accident Investigation Training video also available to supplement the text. Order from Arnold G. Wheat, 4891 Independence Street, Suite #140, Wheat Ridge, Colorado 80033, Office Tel: 303-403-9045, Office Fax: 303-403-9401, Cell Phone: 303-877-792
"The Cartoon Guide to Physics" by Larry Gonick and Art Huffman, published by Harper Perennial. $16.99. This manual explains Newton's three laws is concise, clear and elementary language. For further information see: <http://www.harpercollins.com/global_scripts/product_catalog/book_xml.asp?isbn=0062731009>
"From Crash to Courtroom: Collision Reconstruction for Lawyers and Law Enforcement" by Professor John Kwasnoski. $125.00 Tower Publishing, 588 Saco Rd., Standish, ME 04084. 1- 800-969-8693. FAX: 1-800-264-3870. <http://www.towerpub.com/publications/Crash.htm>
NEW! The following is a series of manuals authored by George M. Bonnett, JD, published by IPTM, 1-904-620-4786. Ask for Publication Department. You may also go online at <http://www.iptm.org>. (Additionally, George offers free his REC-TEC LEO program to all Law Enforcement and Military personnel from any country worldwide. For this, contact George at:, REC-TEC LLC, P.O. Box 561031, Rockledge FL 32956-1031 USA). Website - <http://www.rec-tec.com>. Email - <[email protected]>. Phone - 1-321-639-7783:
"Understanding Delta V from Damage." Includes Crash 3 formulae and computations for non-equidistant "C" measurements. 22 pp. ($7.95).
"Beyond Crash3." - Delta V from Damage. Discussion of depth "zones" for non-linear crush and modeling
of bullet-shaped or curved vehicles. 20 pp ($7.95)
"Basic Photogrammetry."The basics of 2-Dimensional Photogrammetry using Numerical Rectification.38 pp. ($9.95)
"Pedestrian Vaults." Humans Going Ballistic. Pedestrian vaults from a ballistic perspective. Includes the new Andrew Rich and Bruno Schmidt formulas. 23 pp. ($7.95)
"Examination of Problem Areas in Accident Reconstruction." $40.00
CHARLES C THOMAS PUBLISHER TRAFFIC ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION AND RECONSTRUCTION, AND POLICE SCIENCE PUBLICATIONS
2600 South First Street, Springfield, Illinois 62794-9265 Telephone 1-800-258-8980 (217) 789-8980 FAX (217) 789-9130 Website: < http://www.ccthomas.com/> E-mail: < [email protected] > Orders can also be placed at website: <http://members.shaw.ca/mudrivers/>
NEW! BASIC PHYSICS: Notes for Traffic Crash Investigators and Reconstructionists: An Introduction for Some, A review for Others. (R.W. Rivers). Completed in both Imperial and SI. Contains a very comprehensive list of terms and definitions, with comments and examples. Published by Charles C Thomas, Publisher, Springfield, Illinois. 2004, 126 pp., 36 il., $28.95. NEW "Tire Failures and evidence Manual" (R.W. Rivers.) 2001. 92 pp. 79 il. $19.95.
NEW "Traffic Accident Investigator's Lamp Analysis Manual" (R.W. Rivers.) 2001. 100 pp. 56 il. Tables. $20.95.
"Traffic Accident Investigators' Manual" (2nd ed.) (R.W. Rivers.) A Levels 1 and 11 Manual. 1995. 240 pp., 135 il. Various tables. $65.95 cloth, $43.95 - paper.
"Technical Traffic Accident Investigators' Handbook"(2nd ed.) A Level 111 Manual" (R.W. Rivers.) 1997. 504 pp. 250 il. Various tables. $90.95 cloth, $69.95 -paper.
"Traffic Accident Field Measurements and Scale Diagrams Manual" (R.W. Rivers.) 154 pp. 97 il. Tables. $35.95.
"Traffic Accident Investigators' Book of Formulae and Tables" (2nd ed.). (R.W. Rivers.) 1999. 134 pp. 16 il. 34 tables. $25.95.
"Accident Reconstruction" (James C. Collins.) 1979. 308 pp. 68 il. 7 tables. $55.95 cloth, $40.95 - paper.
"Forensic Engineering Reconstruction of Accidents" (J.F. Brown and K. S.Obenski.) 1990. 270 pp. $69.95 cloth, $38.95 - paper.
"Highway Collision Analysis" (2nd Ptg.) (Collins.) 1974. 304 pp. $51.95 cloth, $37.95 - paper.
"Traffic Accident Investigation and Physical Evidence" (D.R.McGrew.) 1976. 132 pp. $31.95.
IPTM PUBLICATIONS AND MATERIALS
Institute of Police Technology and Management (IPTM) Publication Department, UNF
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IPTM ORDERING INSTRUCTIONS
20% must be added to all orders shipped to Canada; 40% for all other
destinations outside the U.S. Prepayment is required. Check with IPTM for
S&H charges, as this can vary with each order.
NEW! Reconstructing Truck Accidents from Tire Marks, by Dr. Frank Navin, published by IPTM, 2004, 145 pp. $24.95.
NEW! "Anatomy of the Collision." Examination of problem areas in Accident Reconstruction. (George M. Bonnett, JD) 227 pp. $40. NEW! "Understanding Delta V from Damage." Includes Crash 3 formulae and
computations for non-equidistant "C" measurements. (George M. Bonnett, JD) 22 pp. ($7.95).
NEW! "Beyond Crash3." - Delta V from Damage. Discussion of depth "zones" for non-linear crush and modeling of bullet-shaped or curved vehicles. (George M.Bonnett, JD) 227 pp ($7.95)
NEW! "Basic Photogrammetry."The basics of 2-Dimensional Photogrammetry using Numerical Rectification.(George M. Bonnett, JD) 38 pp. $9.95
NEW! "Pedestrian Vaults." Humans Going Ballistic. Pedestrian vaults from a ballistic perspective. (George M. Bonnett, JD) Includes the new Andrew Rich and Bruno Schmidt formulas. 23 pp. $7.95
"Seat Belt and Air Bag Systems Manual For Traffic Crash Investigation and Reconstruction" (R.W. Rivers.) 2001.106 pp. Copious diagrams and photographs. $21.95. (See also web site: <http://members.shaw.ca/mudrivers/>
"Training and Reference Manual for Traffic Accident Investigation" (R.W. Rivers) 1995. 558 pp. $45.00. (See also web site: <http://members.shaw.ca/mudrivers/> "Speed Analysis for Traffic Accident Investigation" (R.W. Rivers). 1997. 238 pp.$39.95. (See also web site: http://members.shaw.ca/mudrivers/>
"Vehicle-Pedestrian-Bicycle Collision Investigation Manual" (Tony L. Becker.)
Published by IPTM. Rev. 2004. 122 pp. $21.95.
"Crash Photography With Nighttime Photo Techniques" (Joe Bobe, Ulrich Fasse & Larry Fasnacht) 19 pp. 38 photos $9.95.
"Damage Profiling and Physical Evidence. A Tutorial" (Wiley L. Howell) 19 pp. 38 photos. Comes with a CD-ROM disc. containing pictures of real-life crash scenes. $15.95.
"Rollover Crashes of Motor Vehicles and Heavy Trucks" (Joseph N. Cofone) 109 pp. $24.95
"Advanced Techniques in Traffic Crash Investigation Manual"(David Brill). 2004. 333 pp., $48.00
"Commercial Motor Vehicle Crash Investigation" (David Brill). 2000. 222 pp. $34.95.
"Fundamentals of Applied Physics for Traffic Accident Investigators"(John Daily and Nathan S. Shigemura.) The first of a two-volume series. 441 pages. $59.95.
"Anatomy of the Collision" (George M. Bonnett, JD.) 227 pages. $40.00.
"Photographing Vehicles for Litigation" (Jack Murray.) 40 pp. $19.95.
"A Guide to Determining Occupant Seating Positions from Physical Evidence and Injury Patterns" (Joseph N. Cofone.) 59 pp. $19.95.
"Conservation of Linear Momentum Using Vector Sum Analysis" (W.A. Kennedy.) 32 pp. $12.95.
"Traffic Accident Reconstruction - Legal Issues" (C.H. Garcia & C.J. Trocino.) $14.95.
"Inspection of Motorcycle After Impact" (Neil F. Robar.) 56 pp. 41 photos, 4 drawings. $19.95.
"Impact Velocity from Conservation of Linear Momentum" (W.A. Kennedy.) 66 pp. $24.95.
"Insurance Fraud and Motor Vehicle Collisions" (Robert A. DuBois.) 128 pp. $39.95.
"Fundamental of Traffic Accident Reconstruction" (John Daily.) 268 pp. $39.95.
"Equation Directory for the Reconstructionist" (2nd ed.) (Daniel J. Parkka.) 1996. 186 pp. Over 550 formulae. In U.S. - Imperial units only. $39.95.
"Formula Workbook for Traffic Accident Investigation and Reconstruction" (Gary L. Stephens.) 267 pp. $34.95.
"Handbook for the Accident Reconstructionist" (M.J. Lofgren.) 318 pp. $24.00.
"Motorcycle Accident Investigation" (Albert T. Baxter.) 348 pp. $49.95.
"Derivations Manual for Formulas Used in Traffic Accident Investigation and Reconstruction" (Wiley L. Howell.) 182 pp. $29.95.
"Trailer Underride" (rev. 1998.) (Joseph E. Badger.) 73 pp. $24.95.
"Lamp Examination for Traffic Collision Investigators" (Tony L. Becker) 37 pp. 39 photo's. $21.95.
"Mathematics for Traffic Accident Investigators and Reconstructionists" (Nathan S. Shigemura.) 157 pp. $29.95.
"The Investigation of Automobile Collisions with Wooden Utility Poles and Trees" (Joseph N. Cofone.) 56 pp. $19.95.
REVISED "Vehicle-Pedestrian-Bicycle Collision Investigation Manual" (Tony L.Becker.) 122 pp. $21.95.
"Advanced Traffic Accident Investigation Manual" (Neil Robar and George Ruotolo.) 361 pp. $48.00.
"The Investigators' Guide to Tire Failures" (R.J. Grogan.). 273 pp. $45.00.
"A Format for Successful Accident Reconstruction Report Writing" (George Ruotolo.) 42 pp. $17.95.
"A Guide to Deposition and Trial" (Jack and Jay Murray.) 49 pp. $21.95.
"Accident Investigation Involving Recovery of Vehicles from Water" (Chris Wagoner.) 7 pp. $4.95.
"Accident Investigation Involving DNA Comparison" (Chris Wagoner.) 7 pp. $4.95.
"Getting it Right in Accident Investigation and Reconstruction" (George L. Ruotolo.) 14 pp. $7.95.
"The Investigation of Fatal Pedestrian Hit-and-Run Accidents" (Joseph N. Cofone) 24 pp. $9.95.
"Motorcycle Helmet Inspection After Impact" (Neil F. Robar.) 23 pp. Various photos, a diagram and an inspection form. $12.95.
"Linear Momentum and Vector Analysis Made Simple" (Wiley L. Howell.) 29 pp. $9.95.
"Right Handed 90 Degree Quadrant Method of Linear Momentum" (Wiley L. Howell.) 42 pp. $12.95.
miniBlitz Field Sketch Template. [A pocket-size template for quick drawings. Prepared by R.W.(Bob) Rivers] $4.95 each.
blueBlitz Traffic Template. [Contains the symbols and scales most frequently used in AI and AR. Available in US or Metric scales. Prepared by R.W. (Bob) Rivers.] $8.95 each.
rigBlitz Commercial Vehicle Template.[Available in US or Metric scales. Prepared by R.W. (Bob) Rivers.] $11.95 each.
nautiBlitz Marine Template. [Marine accident investigation template. Prepared by R.W. (Bob) Rivers.] $14.95 each.
Crime Scene Template. [A template for all forms of crime scenes. Prepared by R.W. (Bob) Rivers.] $9.95 each.
NEW AeroBlitz Aircrash Investigation Templates. Master Template #1 $23.95 each. Templates 2- 10 (each being a different type and model of aircraft having silhouettes that satisfy dozens of different types of aircraft). $17.95 each. Set of all 10 is $139.95. Prepared by R.W. (Bob) Rivers.
Grade Gauge. (Roadway Slope Measurement Device) $39.95 each.
360-degree Counter Clockwise Protractor. $4.95 each.
NOTE: Templates are prepared in both US and Metric measurement systems.
Discounts are available for multiple orders. Training packages are available for
the blueBlitz and rigBlitz templates.
Traffic Crash Investigation Correspondence Courses, Developed by R.W. Rivers
(1) At-Scene Traffic Accident Investigation
(2) Speed Analysis for Traffic Accident Investigation
"Accident Investigation Manual," by Arnold G. Wheat (ACTAR #226) Published by Thomson - Delmar Learning, New York, 2004, ISBN 1-4018-6939-4; over 200 illustrations and photographs, 155 pages, $14.95. Accident Investigation Training Video also available to supplement the text. Order from Arnold G. Wheat, 4891 Independence Street, Suite #140, Wheat Ridge, Colorado 80033 Office Tel: 303-403-9045, Office Fax: 303-403-9401, Cell Phone: 303-877-792
Northwestern University Center for Public Safety
Book Store, PO Box 1409,Evanston, IL 60204.
Author: Lynn B. Fricke et al. (First Edition, 1990) (Volume 2 of Traffic Collision
Traffic Collision Investigation PN 1 95$
Traffic Accident Reconstruction PN 4 $75
Two Volume Set : $150
Contact Lisa Horstmann: <l-horstm[email protected] > Phone: 847-491-5670 or 800-323-4011.
LEXIS NEXIS/MATTHEW BENDER, PUBLISHER OF LEGAL, SCIENTIFIC, AND BUSINESS INFORMATION AND RESOURCES.
LexisNexis provides authoritative legal, news, public records and business information; including tax and regulatory publications in online, print or CD-ROM formats. Direct dial: 260-436-1944. International call: 1-518-487-3028. Toll-free from Canada: 1-800-833-9844 (Ext.#3004). Freefone from UK: 0-800-963-153. Freefone from Australia: 800-14-3499. E-mail: <[email protected]>, Voice Mail: 800-227-9597, ext. 57883. <[email protected]> Orders can be placed at website: <http//bookstore.lexis.com/bookstore/catalog/>
"Law of Commercial Trucking Damages To Persons And Property" (2nd ed.) (David N. Nissenberg), 1998; 2 volumes, various tables.
"Motor Vehicle Accident Reconstruction and Cause Analysis" (5th ed.) (RudolfLimpert), 1999 with current supplement; 1 volume, diagrams and photographs.
"Forensic Accident Investigation Motor Vehicles" (edited by Thomas L. Bohan and Arthur C. Damask), 2 volumes, 1995. (Vol. 1) and 1997 (Vol. 2) 1997, with current supplement; illustrations.
"Scientific Automobile Accident Reconstruction" (Martin E. Barzelay, George W. Lacy) 2001; 7 volumes, updated twice each year; illustrations.
"Killer Roads From Crash to Verdict" (2nd ed.) (William Kenworthy), 1999 with current supplement; 1 volume.
"Transportation Safety and Insurance Law" (2nd ed.) (William Kenworthy) 1988 with current supplement; 2 volumes.
McHENRY ACCIDENT RECONSTRUCTION 2003 Manual Authors: Raymond R. McHenry and Brian G. McHenry. Published by McHenry Software, PO BOX 5694, Cary, NC 27512. 2003. 187 pp. 120 il. 21 photo's and tables. Soft Cover, coil Bound. Special prices offered. This book contains detailed analysis and hand calculation techniques for all aspects of accident reconstruction. E-mail: <[email protected]> Website: <http://www.mchenrysoftware.com/bookform.htm>
LAWYERS & JUDGES PUBLISHING COMPANY PO BOX 30040 TUCSON, AZ 85751-0040 TX 520-323-1500. Contact the publisher direct for price and shipping details. Website: <http//www.lawyersandjudges.com >E-mail: <[email protected]>
"Bus and Recreational Vehicle Accident Reconstruction"(Dr. Roy Scott Hickman
and Paul F. Hill, Esq.) 2000.
"Pedestrian Accident Reconstruction" (2nd ed.) by Jerry Eubanks and Paul Hill.
1999. 1008 pages. Includes 120 min VHS videotape.
"Advanced Forensic Civil Investigations" (Paul Ciolino, et al.). 2000. 322 pp..
"Low Speed Automobile Accidents" (Allan Watts, et al.). 1999. 688. 270 pp., including a silent VHS tape.
"Train Accident Reconstruction and FELA & Railroad Litigation (3rd ed.) " (James Loumiet, et al.). 1998. 921 pp.
"Aircraft Accident Reconstruction and Litigation" (Barnes McCormick, et al.). 1998. 693 pp.
"Forensic Aspects of Driver Perception and Response" (Paul Olson). 1996. 213 pp.
"Forensic Aspects of Vision and Highway Safety (Rev. ed)." (Merrill Allen, et al.). 2000. 502 pp.
"Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction and Litigation" (Ken Obenski mand Paul Hill). 1997. 1133 pp
"Snowmobile Accident Reconstruction" (Joseph Hermance.). 1995. 718 pp..
"Emergency Vehicle Accident, Prevention & Reconstruction" (Steven Solomon and Paul Hill) 2002. 640 pp.
"Handbook of Charts and Tables for Vehicle Dynamics Analysis" (Robert Swint, et al.). 1996. 76 pp.
"Human Factors in Traffic Safety" (Robert E. Dewer and Paul L. Olson). 2002. 736 pp.
"Basic Collision Analysis and Scene Documentation. (2nd ed.)" (David Casteel and Steven Moss). 1999. 160 pp.
"MUTCD 2000Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices." Millennium Ed. on CD- ROM) 2000.
"Eyewitness Reliability in Motor Vehicle Accident Reconstruction and Litigation." (Patrick Robins). 2001. 160 pp.
"Basic Vehicle Motion Analysis." A Modern Accident Reconstruction Guide with CD-ROM." (David Dresser).2001. 129 pp + software.
"Low Speed Automobile Accidents Investigation, Documentation and Case Preparation." (Peter Rast and Robert Steams). 2000. 144 pp.
"Commercaial Vehicle Accident Reconstruction and Investigation." See websiteor contact publisher for further information.
"Boat Accident Reconstruction and Litigation." See website or contact publisher for further information.
"Equations and Formulas for the Traffic Accident Investigator and Reconstructionist." See website or contact publisher for further information.
"Human Factors Engineering for Forensic and Safety Specialists." See website or contact publisher for further information.
"Bicycle Mishaps." NEW! See website or contact publisher for further information.
CRC PRESS, INC. 2000 Corporate Blvd., NW Boca Raton, Florida 33431
"Engineering Analysis of Vehicular Accidents" (Randall K. Noon) 239 pp. Direct all inquiries to the publisher.
PRENTICE HALL PUBLISHER 113 Sylvan Avenue, Rte. 9W Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 07632
Telephone: 800-223-1360 (orders) FAX: 800-445-6991
The following is published every few years, most often by Prentice Hall, Publisher. It is an excellent resource for the investigator-reconstructionist.
"Traffic Engineering Handbook. Institute of Transportation Engineers" Check with the publisher for availability and cost, or refer to your local or university library.
PITMAN PUBLISHER LTD.
39 Parker Street London WC2B 5PB and Lanham, MD. FAX: 301-459-8528
The following two manuals are available from Pitman Publisher Ltd., London, England. The US address and FAX number may also be able to supply information.
"Manual of Road Accident Investigation" (Vol.1.). (R. Byatt and R. Watts.) 1980. 151 pp.
"Manual of Road Accident Investigation" (Vol.2.). (R. Byatt and R. Watts.) 1981. 167 pp.
Check with the publisher for prices and availability
GENERAL "FORENSIC ANALYSIS OF SEAT BELTS" by Don Felicella. This is a very
comprehensive text on seat belts that includes valuable "how to" details on conducting a forensic examination of seat belt systems as part of crash investigation and reconstruction, with excellent explanatory photographs. 2004. Details can be found on-line at: <http://www.kineticEnergyPress.Com>
"Accident & Reconstruction Terminology Book." 205 pp. of accident investigation and reconstruction terminology and definitions. Measurement protocols of various vehicles are included, with 26 figures and illustrations. Price: $23.00 (US) (includes S&H). Florida residents must add sales tax. Order
from Al Baxter, Suncoast Collision Analysis, 14840 Atlantic Avenue, Hudson, Florida 34667-1006. E-mail: <[email protected]>
"Wildlife Accident Reporting System (WARS)." Published by the British Columbia Ministry of Transportion, Engineering Branch, Environmental Management Section, 940 Blanshard Street, Victoria, B.C. Canada. V8W 9T5. E-mail <[email protected]>
"Investigation and Interpretation of Black Box Data in Automobiles." (Wm. Rosenbluth.) 162 pp. SAE publication. Available from ASTM Customer Service, 100 Barr Harbor Drive, PO Box C700, West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959. Ph.(610) 832-9585. Fax(610) 832-9555. E-mail: < [email protected]>
"Vehicle Identification Handbook" Published by Association of International Automobile Manufacturers, 1001 - 19 St No., Suite 1200, Roslyn, VA 22209
"Fundamentals of Vehicle Dynamics" (Thos. D. Gillespie.) Hardbound. 10 chapters. 520 pp. 1992. Available from SAE, Dept. 2539, 400 Commonwealth Drive, Warrendale, PA 15096-0001. Tele(412) 776-4970. FAX(412) 776-0790.
"Retroflective Sheeting Handbook" Pocket-size. Spiral. Includes samples. Available fromAmerican Traffic Safety Services Association For more information contact (540) 898-5400 or <http://www.atssa.com>
"Writing and Defending Your Expert Report." A Step-by-Step Guide with Models. by Steven Babitsky and James J. Mangraviti. 2002.Price $99.95. Seak Inc. Legal and Medical Information Systems, PO Box 729, Falmouth, MA 02541. E-mail: [email protected] Website: <http://www.seak.com>
"The Expert Witness Handbook, Tips and Techniques for the Litigation Consultant" (Dan Poynter.). ISBN-1-56860-027-5. Published by Para Publishing, PO Box 8206, Santa Barbara, CA 93118-8206. Tele (805)968-7277 Fax(805) 968- 1379. < http://www.ParaPublishing.com> E-mail: [email protected]>
"From Crash to Courtroom: Collision Reconstruction for Lawyers and Law Enforcement" by Professor John Kwasnoski. Tower Publishing, 588 Saco Rd., Standish, ME 04084. 1- 800-969-8693. FAX: 1-800-264-3870. <http://www.towerpub.com/publications/Crash.htm>
"Truck Index" Contains dimension, WB, weights on each axle, overall weight, gear ratios, equipment, and much more. Contact the publisher for further details. Published by Truck Index, Inc.PO Box 10291, Santa Ana, CA 92711 (714) 835-3061
CANADIAN VEHICLE SPECIFICATIONS: http://www.carsp.ca/sources.htm#cvs Click on, then go down to "index." First link is the Canadian Vehicle Specifications.
JOURNALS, PERIODICALS AND PAPERS
"Accident Reconstruction Journal" and "Accident Investigation Quarterly" Victor Craig, editor.
PO Box 234 Waldorf, MD 2604 Telephone/FAX(301) 843-1371 E-mail: <[email protected]>
The Accident Reconstruction Journal is published 6 times per year; the Accident Investigation Quarterly 4 times per year. Now read by over 3600 subscribers in 28 countries. These are excellent sources for keeping up-to-date on AI and AR matters. Periodically, an up-to-date index is published listing articles that have
appeared in previous issues of both the Journal and the Quarterly, containing as well references to other published materials.
"The SOARce", published for members of the Society of Accident Reconstructionists. The official, "electronic magazine" journal averages 60 to 85 pages, with no paid advertising, and is published 4 times per year. An annual index of previously published article and papers is also published with Winter
issue. The educational journal covers crash test data, test results, current areas of interest, upcoming events, product reviews and peer-reviewed research papers for practitioners of traffic accident investigation and reconstruction. Membership to SOAR is $50 per year and includes the journal. Contact SOAR at
<[email protected]> or at our website:<www.accidentreconstruction.com/soar>, which includes a membership application.
"The Cartoon Guide to Physics" by Larry Gonick and Art Huffman, .published by HarperPerennial. $16.99. This manual explains Newton's three laws is concise, clear and elementary language. For further information see: <http://www.harpercollins.com/global_scripts/product_catalog/book_xml.asp?isb
READERS' RECOMMENDATIONS AND SUGGESTIONS FOR ADDITIONS, DELETIONS AND/OR AMENDMENTS TO THIS LIBRARY LIST ARE WELCOME.
R.W. (Bob) Rivers, 828 Kazan Avenue, Parksville, B.C. CANADA V9P 2L9 Tele/FAX(250) 954-0295 E-mail: [email protected]