Safety council tours JCF facility

Tuesday, November 06, 2012    

Print this page Email A Friend!

NATIONAL Road Safety Council (NRSC) executives, accompanied by members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force's (JCF) Accident Investigation and Reconstruction Unit, went on a tour of the crash site facility located at the Police Traffic Headquarters on Elletson Road in St Andrew.

The NRSC team comprised: Dr Lucien Jones, vice chairman; Earl Jarrett, general manager of the Jamaica National Building Society and NRSC member; and Paula Fletcher, executive director.

The delegation were also treated to a demonstration of the police unit's capabilities.

The JCF team explained the use of the Crush Deformation Jig, a scientific equipment which allows the unit to map the damage profile of crashed motor vehicles by measuring the depth of a dent or crush at each point on vehicles; as well as the Vericom 3000, a device which is also used to determine the speed at which a vehicle was travelling before it crashed.





1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper – email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed:

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email:

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy

comments powered by Disqus


Do you think an increase in JUTC bus fares is justified at this time?

View Results »


Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon