Scott L Turner Expert Witness
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General Specialties:

Trucking and Transportation

Keywords/Search Terms:

Trucking safety and compliance, fatigue driving of trucks, truck driver fitness, motor carrier fitness, cargo tank truck, forklift injury, trucking accident, truck loading/offloading injuries, negligent hire & retention, driver qualifications, load securement failure, construction zone accidents

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Serving as an Expert Witness practice dedicated to Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) crashes and/or incidents on a nationwide basis (all 50-states), our highly qualified and well-rounded expert opinions are supported by in excess of 30 years-experience regarding our Chief Consultant (Scott L Turner), and in-excess of a collective of 100-years regarding our dedicated Senior Consultants in the highly specialized field of CMV crashes, CMV incident investigation, load securement failure, Motor Carrier and professional CMV driver fitness, negligent hire/retention claims, loading dock claims with CMV involvement, fatigue and/or inattentive driving claims, post-crash CMV inspection by in-house FMCSA roadside enforcement Level 1 MCSAP-NASI trained personnel, and general CMV transportation related litigation. Our Chief Consultant has personally responded to and/or investigated in excess of 1,000 CMV crashes of every type; 200 cargo-tank incidents; loading rack incidents; loading/offloading incidents; load securement failures with CMV involvement; inattentive driving crashes; loading dock incidents with CMV involvement; fatigue driving, all when serving in the capacity as incident/crash response management. As a CMV and/or FMCSR expert practice opining for both Plaintiff and/or Defense, served as a CMV and FMCSA regulatory expert in 50-states and Canada. Roadside enforcement inspected, systematically and/or annually inspected, post-crash inspected and pre-trip inspected CMVs thousands of times and/or events. Our Senior Consultant staff have likewise responded to on a collective basis, thousands of CMV crashes and collectively inspected from an enforcement perspective thousands of CMV's roadside enforcement checkpoints. Additionally, all have been providing expert opinions in Plaintiff and/or Defense cases of litigation on a daily basis across the United States. Scott L Turner: FMCSA-NASI Level 1 Enforcement Trained Roadside Inspector; National Academy of Sciences Transportation Research Board Panelist; Former 11-year Commercial Motor Vehicle (HazMat) & Cargo-Tank Instructor for the New Jersey State Police; IPTM: Inspection/Investigation of Commercial Vehicle Crashes; Bendix: Comprehensive Air-Brake Certified; NATMI: CMV Safety Supervisor and Director of Transportation Smith-System Defensive Driver Instructor; MUTCD Highway Construction Zone Trained FMCSA Regulatory Specialist; Many additional CMV type certifications available upon request. Truck Accident & Incident Experts, LLC currently has offices in the following states, and provide Plaintiff and/or Defense opinions concerning CMV crashes and/or incidents, including Hawaii and Alaska. Our locations are: Florida, New Jersey, Iowa, Wyoming and New Mexico.