Approach Angle

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Database table reconstruction_impact
Database variable name Approach_angle
Introduction date 2009-07-01
Expiration date Still active

Short description

Angle between velocities of vehicles in motion measured counterclockwise from from the vehicle of interest.


Decimal number in Degrees.


The approach angle is measured from the velocity vector of the concerned vehicle towards the velocity vector of the collision opponent vehicle. Anticlockwise directions are coded as positive values for the angle.

In case the collision opponent is not a vehicle or the vehicle has no velocity the value "Not Applicable" is coded.

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