Braydon Bourne is an accident reconstructionist specializing in motor vehicle, bicycle, motorcycle, and heavy truck accident reconstruction, in addition to pedestrian incidents, product failure, and other general safety related issues. He is certified to access and interpret Heavy Vehicle Event Data Recorders and passenger vehicles as a BOSCH Crash Data Retrieval (CDR) Technician/Analyst. His experience also includes video analysis and human factors related to motor vehicle accidents, including driver response and nighttime visibility analyses. He is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR #4085). He is currently an active board member and the treasurer of the Washington Association of Technical Accident Investigators.
Mr. Bourne regularly uses laser scanning and photogrammetry; and has taught reconstruction techniques for large audiences. Common skills used in practice are laser scanning, forensic video analysis, time vs distance, perception response time, animation, simulation, statistical analysis, downloading and analysing event data recorders, as well as sightline and visibility analyses.
Outside of work, Mr. Bourne is an avid cyclist, which provides him with many relevant experiences that assist with reconstructing bicycle accidents, understanding speed, visibility and driver behaviour.