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Providing world-class accident reconstruction, vehicle dynamics and racing consulting for more than four decades

Expert Accident Reconstruction and Consulting

Metz Engineering and Racing has been providing world-class accident reconstruction and vehicle dynamics consulting for more than four decades. In that time, we have conducted more than 1,200 road and 150 race accident reconstructions and consulted with manufacturers, insurance companies, attorneys, race teams and race sanctioning organizations. With turn-key engineering, accident reconstruction, and training capabilities, we can provide the expertise you need in the areas of vehicle dynamics and accident reconstruction.

Accident Reconstruction

Accident Reconstruction

Dr. Metz has reconstructed more than 1,200 road accidents and 75 racing accidents in a 45-year consulting career. He has worked with numerous organizations and companies, and he has developed a new approach to tire hydroplaning, spotlighted in a number of Society of Automotive Engineering peer-reviewed research papers.

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Vehicle Dynamics

Vehicle Dynamics

Dr. Metz has been at the forefront in vehicle dynamics, concentrating on four-wheeled vehicles but also doing some work on motorcycle and bicycle dynamics. He is particularly interested in the behavior of two-wheeled vehicles when they encounter road irregularities and asperities, and he has published groundbreaking work in this area.

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Teaching and Training

Teaching and Training

Dr. Metz has presented seminars about dynamics,  reconstruction, race car performance, human control performance and handling properties of four-wheel vehicles. He has taught at the University of Illinois, the Society of Automotive Engineers Congress and Exposition, and various companies throughout the United States.

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