Jeffrey Bonsall, BSME, EIT Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Accident Reconstruction and Animations

Specialty Focus: Traffic Engineering, Autonomous Vehicles, Automotive Engineering, Bicycles, Pedestrians, Wheelchairs, Human Factors, Insurance, Investigation, Mechanical Engineering, Northern California, Southern California,

Education: BS Mechanical Engineering, California State University, Northridge; MS Mechanical Engineering, California State University, Long Beach

Years in Practice: 5+

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 5+


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EDUCATION Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME) Dynamics, Controls, Vibrations & Robotics Concentration California State University, Long Beach (2021) Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) Automotive Technology Concentration California State University, Northridge (2015) Registered Engineer in Training, California No. 158335 CERTIFICATIONS SAE – Accident Reconstruction Certificate Program, 2018 CDR – Certified Trainer-Mentor (Crash Data Group), 2018 CDR – Technician (Crash Data Group), 2017 CDR – Data Analyst (Crash Data Group), 2017 Berla – iVe Examiner, 2017 Berla – Certified Vehicle System Forensic Technician, 2020 Berla – Ceritifed Vehicle System Forensic Examiner, 2020 Certified Industrial Truck Operator (Toyota-Lift of Los Angeles) ADDITIONAL TRAINING SAE WCX Digital Summit, June 2020 CA2RS 3rd Quarter Training, August 2019 SAE, Fundamentals of Automotive All-Wheel Drive Sytems, August 2019 SAE, Introduction to Highly Automated Vehicles, July 2019 Bendix Advanced Technology Training, May 2019 Bendix Air Brake Training 101, April 2019 Crash Safety Solutions, Human Factors for Traffic Crash Reconstruction, January 2019 SATAI Winter Conference, January 2019 SAE, Applied Vehicle Dynamics, May 2018 SAE, Vehicle Crash Reconstruction: Principles and Technology, April 2018 EDR Users Summit, 2018 EDC Accident Reconstruction Certificate, January 2018 Berla, iVe Vehicle System Forensics, September 2017 SAE, Introduction to Brake Control Systems: ABS, TCS, and ESC, May 2017 EDR Users Summit, March 2017 SAE, Vehicle Dynamics for Passenger Cars and Light Trucks, January 2017 SAE, Vehicle Dynamics for Passenger Cars and Light Trucks, January 2017 SAE, Accessing and Interpreting Heavy Vehicle Event Data Recorders, October 2016 CA2RS 2nd Quarter Training, June 2016 SATAI Spring Conference, March 2016 SAE, Applying Automotive EDR Data to Traffic Crash Reconstruction, October 2015 SATAI Fall Conference, September 2015 Please contact for full CV