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Quantified Car Wreck

posted Jul 12, 2013, 3:26 PM by Bill Schuller   [ updated Jul 12, 2013, 3:51 PM ]
This afternoon I was in a minor fender bender. I won't provide any details to protect the innocent, but all parties are uninjured.

The event showed up in interesting ways in a few of my tracking tools. It was handy to be able to reconstruct the event using some of my data.

Heart Rate:

I log GPS with among other things, a VisionTac VGPS-900 which records my cars position at 1 second intervals. Here's the timeline of the immediate crash

2:38:29 CDT - 25 mph
2:38:30 CDT -  8 mph
2:38:31 CDT -  0 mph

Kind of interesting to know the actual second the crash occurred. [Note: Time in the screen cap below is not reflecting the right time zone offset] 


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