Trucking Expert Witnesses

Trucking expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on trucking. The trucking expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Accident Reconstruction, Business Operations, Safety, and Transportation.

Thomas I. Fitzgerald, Esq.

Merrimac, Massachusetts
Transportation, Accident Reconstruction - Trucking, Trucks, Commercial Vehicles, Truck Safety, Overweight, size, weight restrictions, hazardous materials, compliance, fatigue, work zone, distracted driving, cargo tank, impaired driving, rollovers, Data Q, DOT, Driver qualifications, OSHA, loading, Commercial Vehicle, tank truck, CMV, speed
Thought leader on trucking and commercial vehicle safety and accident reconstruction. Lieutenant and Commanding Officer, Massachusetts State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Section (2010-2022). Certified accident reconstructionist. Licensed attorney. Experienced expert and fact witness.

Leslie "Les" A. Smart Smart Fleet Management, LLC

Bixby, Oklahoma
Transportation, Safety - Trucking, OSHA, FMCSA, DOT, FMVSS, Truck Accidents, Commercial Motor Vehicles, Drivers, Driver Actions, Hours of Service, Training, Hazmat, Fleet Operation, Fleet Maintenance
Leslie Smart has 50 (fifty) years of experience in trucks, truck equipment, related equipment, distribution by truck and tractor trailer (conventional and Hazmat), specifications, procurement, vehicle & driver safety, DOT/FMCSA regulations-compliance (including FMVSS, NHTSA, OSHA) operations, risk management, tires, truck maintenance (internal & by contract both with Penske & Ryder), training, behavior & monitoring. His experience also includes leasing of all types including full-service leases, managing a fleet directly and through a fleet management company. Responsibilities included the management of fleets of up to 5,500 vehicles in number. As an expert witness, Mr. Smart has worked equally with defendants and plaintiffs specializing in personal injury related to trucking, truck litigation, driver safety, fleet management, corporate fleet management, and operations. Professional Associations: Member of N.A.F.A. & N.T.E.A. Extensive experience using Penske, Ryder and other prov...

Joseph B. Michels, Ph.D., P.E., C.P.L. Solomon Bruce Consulting LLC

Fort Worth, Texas
Business Operations, Transportation - Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Warehousing, Transportation, Sourcing, Logistics, Inventory Control, Aviation Logistics, Aviation, Military Logistics, Trucking, Business Operations, Material Handling, Forklift and Forklift safety
Dr. Michels is a licensed professional industrial engineer. He has provided depositions and testified in state and federal courts all over the USA. He has led organizations in major metal manufacturing operations, responsible for over 1700 vehicles in fleets to include all types of vehicles-- long haul trucks, local delivery trucks and freight line trucks, watercraft. He is a licensed professional engineer (PE) and Certified Professional Logistician (CPL). He has managed over 2 Million square feet of industrial and warehouse space in the Arctic, Pacific and the United States. He has testified in state and federal courts on logistics, manufacturing, transportation and supply chain matters. He was the Dean of the College of Business at Montana State University-Billings, as well as the Dean, School of Systems and Logistics, Air Force Institute of Technology, Dayton, Ohio. He is certified by SOLE, the International Society of Logistics as a Certified Professional Logistician. ...