Gorski Consulting is a forensic motor vehicle accident reconstruction firm offering expert analysis and opinion to the legal, insurance, and private plaintiff/defendant communities for the resolution of civil and criminal litigation issues.
Since 1980, Zygmunt Gorski, the principal of the firm, has worked in the safety research and accident reconstruction fields. He has provided reconstruction analysis and expert opinions and testimonies for hundreds of vehicle accidents.
The above photo is a frame capture from one of the video cameras used in a study of traffic conditions on Highway 401 by Gorski Consulting. When heavy truck speeds are limited to a maximum of 105 km/h this can cause all traffic to slow down because those trucks block...read more
No explanation has been provided as to why a 53-year-old Brampton man died as a result of a minor frontal impact with a small wall on Garryoaks Drive in Brampton, Ontario this morning. Official news agencies indicate that police have not determined what caused the...read more
Some collisions in the past 24-hours have reportedly resulted in life-threatening injuries that should not be expected. As an analyst under contract to Transport Canada I studied the mechanisms by which persons sustained their injuries in motor vehicle collisions for...read more
The fact that 5 people escaped a vehicle fire with only minor injuries is not something we should cheer. It is only a matter of time when such an incident with become a future tragedy. The above photo taken by Spencer Taylor shows how a fire engulfed both vehicles...read more
Once again an ET-Plus terminal manufactured by Trinity Highway Products of Dallas Texas has demonstrated its questionable safety performance. Yesterday morning, Tuesday, November 6, 2018 police reported that a car was westbound on Calvert Drive, south-west of...read more
In 1976 the Province of Ontario enacted legislation requiring the use of seat-belts. On a wintery April in 1979, a church-going family of six adults put on their seat-belts and set out in their Oldsmobile on Highway 2 west of Woodstock, Ontario. They became involved...read more
How will the new installation of High Tension Cable Barriers between Chatham and London, Ontario be repaired in a timely fashion after sustaining impact damage? That is an important question. This is one of many important issues facing Highway 401 between Chatham and...read more
The following photos depict a single vehicle's motion that was documented during our study of possible causes of collisions on major expressways such as Highways 401 or 407. Signage was present for over 1 kilometre warning this driver that the right lane was...read more
A while ago a visiting acquaintance with a past life in auto racing asked me to step into his high performance sports car for a "short ride around the block". Just after pulling out of my driveway on a residential speed he accelerated to 110 km/h before he reached the...read more
Constable Kerry Schmidt, speaking on behalf of the OPP investigation into the fiery tanker truck collision of yesterday, reported that investigators now believe that both of the vehicles that were engulfed by the fire on Highway 407 on the outskirts of Toronto were...read more
Two obvious issues needed to addressed from yesterday's explosive fire that erupted when a tanker truck crossed over a concrete median barrier on Highway 407 between Keele and Dufferin Streets on the outskirts of Toronto, Ontario. A driver's dashcam captured the...read more
At highway speeds, with high traffic densities and a sudden emergency, drivers need to make quick decisions that could cost them, or drivers around them, their lives. Decades of research has helped to create the roadway environments that reduce the need to make those...read more