Our high-tech facility is not in a lab – it’s on the street. VEAR is where accidents happen faster than our competitors, because the VEAR Van is always standing at the ready to meet accidents where they happen – on the street – 24/7. The lab on wheels sets us apart from others in the region.


VEAR VAN Interior

VEAR invests in the newest equipment to ensure preparedness for any vehicle data recorder and highest quality data collection.

VEAR acquires one of the first FARO Focus3D X 330 laser scanners.

The FARO Focus3D X 330 is specially designed for outdoor applications due its small size, light weight, extra long FARO range, extended scanning possibilities even in direct sunlight and easy positioning with to the integrated GPS receiver.
Range: ~2 – 1100 feet
Measurement speed: up to 976,000 points/second
Ranging error: ± 1/16 inch
Integrated color camera: Up to 70 megapixels
Multi-Sensor: GPS, Compass, Height Sensor, Dual Axis Compensator
Scanner control: via touchscreen display and WLAN


Scanning Electron Microscope – Hitachi 2460


• X-ray chemical analysis
• Large environmental chamber
• Minimal sample preparation
• Maximum sample preservationHitachi SEM
• Ideal for wet, oily, dirty, non-conductive specimens
• Sample size – 4.5 inches diameter, 1.5 inches height
• Magnification – x20 ~ x200,000
• Secondary and Backscatter electron detectors
• EDX spectrometer
• Quartz PCI digital image management
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Event Data Recorder and Related Computer Equipment

• Bosch Crash Data Retrieval Tool (Passenger Cars)
• Additional Equipment to retreive from:
o Detriot Diesel (DDEC)Bosch FlexRay AdapterWhite
o Mercedes
o Caterpillar
o Cummins
o Mack
o Volvo
• ProDriver
o Records and displays data when used with older DDEC III
• Co-Pilot
o Provides in-cab display of most trip information
o Tests wheel speed sensors, ABS valves, ATC valves, retarder control, warning lights, and other components for most systems


• Two axis accelerometer useful in performing leak checks on air systems and documenting the results
• Connects to OBDII Vehicle sensor interface to monitor up to 27 sensors on passenger cars and trucks from 1996 to present


• Allows viewing, charting, and logging of diagnostic data in real time via the vehicle OBDII diagnostic data port
• Allows viewing of vehicle diagnostic trouble codes (DTC’s) and other vehicle information

Photography Equipment

• 2 Nikon D90 digital SLRsGary Johnson Working
• Sony HDR-SR7 High Definition Camcorder
• Canon EOS 10D digital SLR
• Canon EOS 20D digital SLR
• Assorted Canon Lenses – wide angle to 300mm telephoto
• Canon macro lenses
• Canon G6 with wireless remote and wide angle lens
• Assortment of point-and-shoot cameras


• With over 800 titles VEAR has one of the largest reconstruction libraries anywhere
• Titles range from SAE special publications to reconstruction conference material dating to the late 1980’s including an original copy of the Hurt report from 1981