You’re investigating a fender
-bender at a red light involving a compact car in the front and a
larger pickup truck in the rear.
The driver of the compact says, “The truck didn’t see the red
light and rear-
The driver of the truck says, “That light turned green and the
compact hit the gas… in reverse… and backed into me.”
The skid marks left after the collision indicate the compact moved forward and the truck moved
Because the bumpers are at the same level and absorbed most of the impact,
assume the collision was
Who is at fault?
Hollywood and video games often depict the bad guys b
eing “blown away” when they’re
a bullet (i.e. once hit, their feet leave the ground and they fly backwards).
Assuming that even if
a handgun cartridge
generate enough momentum for the bullet to do this, why is it still