Leslie "Les" A. Smart Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Transportation and Safety

Keywords/Search Terms:

Trucking, OSHA, FMCSA, DOT, FMVSS, Truck Accidents, Commercial Motor Vehicles, Drivers, Driver Actions, Hours of Service, Training, Hazmat, Fleet Operation, Fleet Maintenance

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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 providers under contract. Published author for Business Fleet; Work Truck & Heavy Duty Trucking. A dozen articles or more may be found on the Business Fleet website: www.businessfleet.com search for his name. Website: www.smartfleetmgmt.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/leslie-les-smart-06197b27/ ________________________________________ Areas of Expertise • Accident Investigation • Bus & Truck Safety/Accident • Car & Truck Rental • Driver Behavior • Hazardous Materials • Infotainment & Telematics Systems • Oil & Gas • DOT/FMCSA • FMVSS • NHTSA • OSHA • Risk Management • Safety • Tires • Truck, Tractor & Trailer Maintenance • Transportation Engineering • Transportation Safety • Trucking