Transportation Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of transportation expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on transportation and related issues. Transportation expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, and provide expert witness testimony at deposition and trial. The issues and subjects these transportation expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Transportation, OSHA, Traffic Engineering, Slip Trip & Fall, Transportation Engineering, Accident Reconstruction, Automotive, Distracted Driving, Dot, Driver Qualifications, Loading, Logistics, Manufacturing, Premises Liability, and Products Liability.

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David L Jones DLJ Consultancy LLC

Trussville, Alabama
Civil Engineering, Transportation - ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems), Toll, Express Lanes, Design E&O Discovery, Value Engineering, forensic design reconstruction, ITS Standards, and Best Practices.
During David's 32-years within the transportation industry has gained experience in ITS design and deployment, electronic toll collection (ETC) infrastructure, fiber optic (FOC) communications infrastructure, system engineering, value engineering, constructibility review, and construction engineering and inspection (CEI). David has published ITS Specifications and Best Practices for ALDOT, FDOT, GDOT, UDOT, MDOT, Harris County Texas, and various municipalities. In addition, has authored and published various technical white papers regarding CCTV occlusion within an ITS design, and CCTV lowering device as a safety feature for road maintenance. David has played a part of approximately $2.5-Billion in ITS/Toll roadway projects. David holds a PMP Certification.

Timothy C Behrens, PE, DFE, CFI, CFEI, CVFI Charles Taylor Engineering Technical Services

Phoenix, Arizona
Mechanical Engineering, Failure Analysis - Accident Reconstruction, Automotive Engineering, Fire, Explosions, Plumbing, Premises Liability, Slip-Trip & Fall, Bicycle, Motorcycle, Products Liability, Transportation, Recreational Vehicles, Heavy Equipment, Industrial Equipment & Machinery, HVAC
Mr. Behrens has 40 years of experience in mechanical engineering, with the last 36 years primarily devoted to failure analysis and forensic engineering. His forensic engineering practice is diverse and has included conducting over a thousand engineering investigations involving a wide range of fires, explosions, accidents, and product failures. Mr. Behrens has conducted hundreds of full-scale vehicle crash, fire and component-level tests, which has provided a practical basis for his extensive knowledge and expertise in the analysis of automotive fires, failures and accidents. Mr. Behrens also has expertise in fire and failure analysis involving appliances, plumbing systems, fire sprinkler systems, HVAC, and commercial/industrial equipment. Mr. Behrens is a Certified Fire Investigator (CFI) and Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator (CVFI) by the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI) and a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI) by the National Associat...

Michael R Blankenship, PE Greenlight Traffic Engineering

Peoria, Arizona
Traffic Engineering, Transportation - Traffic Safety, Traffic Crash Litigation, Bicycle & Pedestrian Planning, Roadway, Transportation Engineering, Highways, Drainage, Pedestrian Safety, Tort Liability, Roadside Safety, Transportation Engineering, Transportation Planning
Mike has 35 years of traffic safety and leadership experience in all facets of traffic engineering including planning, design, operations, research, consulting, and training. His career focus has been on providing safety for all road users. He has provided technical assistance to improve bus, motorist, bicyclist and pedestrian traffic flow and safety on and around school properties. Mike has served as an expert witness on tort liability cases involving vehicle crashes. His design experience includes intersections, roadways, traffic signals, signing/pavement marking and parking lots. Mike has developed and taught workshops on Road Safety Audits (RSAs), Roadside Safety, Risk Management/Tort Liability, Incident Management, MUTCD, Work Zone Traffic Control, Traffic Calming, and Walkable Communities. Mike has developed policies and guidelines for state DOTs, including Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) pedestrian hybrid beacon warranting guidelines and a West Virginia DOT state...

Scott Kelley Greenlight Traffic Engineering

Peoria, Arizona
Traffic Engineering, Transportation - Traffic Safety, Pedestrian Safety, Bicyclist Safety, Traffic Crash Litigation, Transportation Engineering, Transportation Planning, Traffic Engineering, Bicycle & Pedestrian Planning, Roadways, Highways, Drainage, Tort Liability, Roadside Safety
Scott Kelley is a licensed professional engineer (PE), Civil, and certified professional traffic operations engineer (PTOE). He has 20 years of traffic engineering experience in all facets of the practice including planning, design, operations, maintenance, consulting, and training. Scott’s experience includes Design Concept Reports (DCRs), traffic impact studies, strategic transportation safety plans (STSPs), road safety audits (RSAs), traffic safety studies, all-way stop-control warrant and traffic signal warrant studies, ADA compliance studies, intersection alternatives analysis, traffic signal timing and progression analysis, traffic simulation and visualization modeling, life-cycle cost analysis, benefit-cost analysis, intersection horizontal geometrics, bike and pedestrian design; traffic control, signing, pavement marking, traffic signal, and lighting design. In addition, Scott has led several large-scale asset management projects that have moved agencies into compliance with...

John W Ross Evidence Solutions, Inc.

Tucson, Arizona
Automotive, Transportation - Commercial Motor Vehicle, Haz-Mat, Accident Reconstruction, Safety, DOT, OSHA, Truck Driver Actions, Reactions, Responsibilities, Qualifications, Training, FMCSR, FMCSA, OIL field, Propane, Standard of care, Loading, Unloading, Rick Management, Oversized load, Electronic logs, Private Investigator
Double / Triple Trailer Driving Experience • Electronic Log Expertise & Trainer • F.M.C.S.R. Trained & Certified • Licensed Private Investigator • Oil Field Heavy Trucking Experienced • Operation, Inspection & Maintenance of Tractor- Trailers • OSHA 10 & 30 Certified • Oversized Load Experienced • Propane & (HAZ-MAT) Hazardous Materials Certified Driver • Safety and Risk Management Consultant • Truck Driver Actions, Reactions, Responsibilities, Qualifications & Training • Ability to Pass & Maintain two-year DOT Medical Certificate Evidence Solutions, Inc. 2016 – Present Heavy Vehicle Specialist / Expert Witness in Commercial Motor Vehicle cases • Consultant on Trucking Industry Safety Standards • Expert Witness depositions & testimony • Truck Driver Actions, Reactions, Responsibilities, Qualifications & Training • Compliant with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, CFR49 • Driver Skill Testing, Hours of Service • Providing insight on loading & unloading hazardous liquids, p...

Michael R Blankenship, PE Greenlight Traffic Engineering

Traffic Engineering, Transportation - Traffic Safety, Traffic Crash Litigation, Bicycle & Pedestrian Planning, Roadway, Transportation Engineering, Highways, Drainage, Pedestrian Safety, Tort Liability, Roadside Safety, Transportation Engineering, Transportation Planning
Mike has 35 years of traffic safety and leadership experience in all facets of traffic engineering including planning, design, operations, research, consulting, and training. His career focus has been on providing safety for all road users. He has provided technical assistance to improve bus, motorist, bicyclist and pedestrian traffic flow and safety on and around school properties. Mike has served as an expert witness on tort liability cases involving vehicle crashes. His design experience includes intersections, roadways, traffic signals, signing/pavement marking and parking lots. Mike has developed and taught workshops on Road Safety Audits (RSAs), Roadside Safety, Risk Management/Tort Liability, Incident Management, MUTCD, Work Zone Traffic Control, Traffic Calming, and Walkable Communities. Mike has developed policies and guidelines for state DOTs, including Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) pedestrian hybrid beacon warranting guidelines and a West Virginia DOT state...

Jack G Cohen

Westlake Village, California
Automotive, Transportation - Automotive, Automobiles, Dealerships, Auto insurance claims, Auto evaluations, Auto appraisals, Automobile rentals & heavy equipment rentals, diminished values, Private money lending in the real estate industry, credit file and qualifications, appraisals, evictions, foreclosures, industry standards
Jack Cohen has been involved in the car business with 30 years experience, wholesaling and retailing, current dealer license, owner of an automobile finance company, treasurer of an HOA board, running several dealerships and franchises. Currently holds a dealer license. Expert testimony regarding: Plaintiff & Defense / Consulting with Attorneys, Dealers, Consumers, Insurance Companies / Appraisals / Industry Standards / Dealer Fraud / Vehicles Sales and Leasing / Dealership Practices / New and Used Auto Transactions / Auto Warranty Issues / Finance Documentation and Analysis / Lender-Dealer Relationships / Wholesale & Retail / Diminished Value Cases.

John B Everlove, MS, NRP Acclaim Consulting & Educational Services, Inc.

Westlake Village, California
Emergency Medical Services, Transportation - Paramedic, EMT, Emergency Medical Technician, Emergency Medical Services, EMS, Standard of Care, EMT negligence, paramedic negligence, advanced airway, intubation, misplaced airway, CPR, wrongful death, in custody death, medical malpractice, ambulance crash, gurney drop, stretcher drop, patient drop
As an Expert Witness and Consultant, Mr. Everlove has participated in the evaluation of numerous cases throughout the United States, related to Emergency Medical Services standard of care, patient care, clinical management, treatment, transport, and medical/legal issues. Mr. Everlove holds a national certification and several state licenses, including current employment as a Paramedic/Fire Fighter with and has been actively serving in the State of California since 1992. Mr. Everlove holds a Master of Science degree in Emergency Services Administration and Emergency Management, graduating Summa Cum Laude. Mr. Everlove has directed and coordinated Emergency Medical Services in partnership with local, state and federal agencies including the FBI, the United States Secret Service and the White House Medical Unit. As a Paramedic Supervisor and Clinical Manager for an EMS organization of 150 employees, Mr. Everlove conducted numerous investigations related to all aspects of EMT and Pa...

William D Guentzler, PhD Forensics International

La Quinta, California
Automotive, Transportation - Automotive, ATV/ATC, Motorcycles, Golf Carts, RV, Motorhomes, Vehicle Fires, Braking Systems, Cooling, Fuel Systems, Steering, Suspension, Gas, Diesel, Propane, CNG, LNG, Electrical, Ignition, Tires & Valves, Automotive Engineering, Failure Analysis,
Dr. Guentzler, a Professor Emeritus of the College of Engineering at San Diego State University, has over thirty-six (36) years’ experience as an Expert Witness, serving in over 700 court cases Nationally, involving Automobiles, Trucks, ATC’s, ATV’s, Motorhomes and Motorcycles. He is well known for his expertise in Braking Systems, Engine and Electrical issues, as well as Fire Cause and Origin.

James C. Jeffery III, PE, PTOE

Los Gatos, California
Traffic Engineering, Engineering - Transportation, Roadway design, Design immunity, Construction zone collisions, bicycles, traffic control devices and systems
Roadway design defect review of public, private roadway with determination of possible dangerous condition and liability; Design immunity; Compliance with standards of care; Construction zone collisions; Investigation of collision site – all roadway types, all land use types, all jurisdictions, all types of vehicles - including bicycles - and pedestrians. Largest settlement $5,000,000. Traffic Engineer (CA Reg. #1179), Civil Engineer (CA Lic. #36644), Transportation Engineer, General Engineering Contractor (CA Lic. #391026), Consulting City Traffic Engineer, Regional Traffic Engineer. Plaintiff/ Defense, Public/Private Sector Clients, Superior and Federal Courts across US and in Canada. ITE Life Fellow

Lewis R. Linet, Jr., Ph.D. American Auto Seminars

Reseda, California
Automotive, Transportation - Automobile Industry Standards & Practices, Automobile Dealership Operation, Automobile Sales, Automobile Leasing, Automobile Service & Parts, Automobile Financing, Automobile Customer Relations, Automobile Industry Employment, Automobile Industry Standards of Care, Automotive Sales Training.
Lew Linet provides Nationwide Expert Witness, Consultation and Case Strategy Services in Municipal, State and Federal Litigation involving Automobile Industry Standards & Practices specializing in New and Used Car Dealership Operation. Areas of Expertise include: Sales, Leasing, Financing, Service & Parts and Sales Training. Subject Matter includes: Dealer Fraud, Lemon Law, Employment, Dealer-Manufacturer Relations, Dealer-Lender Relations, Customer Relations, Standards of Care, Advertising, Warranty Issues, Parts Defects, Discrimination, Personal Injury, Repossession, Anti-Trust Issues, Diminished Value. Lew assists both Plaintiffs and Defendants. He is an Auto Industry Veteran since 1978 and has provided Expert Witness Services since 1995. Degrees / Licenses: Ph.D., B.A. Economics – Business Marketing. California Sellers Permit, Los Angeles Business License. Check Out His CV. References Provided upon Request.

Paul J Micale, Airline Pilot, Helicopter Pilot, MS, BA Micale Partners

Solvang, California
Aviation & Aerospace, Transportation - Airline Pilot Military Pilot Aviation Pilot Army Aviator Army Pilot Flight Operations Helicopter Pilot Aircraft Safety Risk Assessment Human Factors Crew resource management FAR 121 Pilot FAR Part 121 Pilot FAR 135 Pilot FAR Part 135 Pilot Flight safety Aircraft safety Crewmember fatigue
Paul Micale is an active airline pilot with 26 years of flight experience 13 of which are under FAR Part 121. He has over 7200 flight hours with multiple ratings. Paul is a decorated veteran being forward deployed as a combat pilot with the US Army during 7 years of active duty. His career includes continued service as a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army Reserves where he has been a pilot and commander of flight units. As a military pilot he has flown fixed and rotary wing helicopter aircraft. His education and experience emphasizes flight operations and safety. He is part of the Micale Partners team. Paul is a licensed civilian Airline Transport Pilot with type rating as Pilot in Command and is currently employed by American Eagle Airlines as a CRJ-700 Pilot and First Officer in the Canadair Regional Jet aircraft with 65 seat occupancy. He is FAA certified for CAT II instrument approaches and to fly in Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum (RVSM) airspace. He is type rated for thi...

David Nissenberg

La Jolla, California
Automotive, Transportation - Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, Truck Accident Law, Trucking Litigation, Employees and independent contractors, Commercial motor vehicle insurance and the MCS-90 endorsement, FLSA Motor Carrier Exemption, Interstate Commerce, Carmack Amendment, Freight broker liability under FAAAA
I am the author of "The Law of Commercial Trucking: Damages to Persons and Property" (3d ed.), a two volume set complete with current 2021 supplement published by LexisNexis. My CV and further information about my treatise and other information about my background and experience may be found on my website,


Redlands, California
Transportation, Accident Reconstruction - Railroad, Railway, Accident Investigation, 49 CFR Part 240, Close Call Reporting - C3RS, Passenger Trains, Commuter Trains, Freight Trains, Train, FRA, Federal Railroad Administration, NTSB, National Transportation Safety Board,
With over 42 years of experience in freight and passenger service as a Brakeman, Switchman, Conductor, and Certified Engineer with the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway and Amtrak, including management expertise in railway incident and accident investigation with the Federal Railroad Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board. Daniel offers extensive knowledge in train operations and operating rules interpretation for working transportation employees and labor contractual knowledge for Engineers, Conductors, Brakemen, Switchmen working in yards and railroad in the United States.

Zal Phiroz, PhD Harvard University, University of California

San Diego, California
Products Liability, Manufacturing - Product Manufacturing, Product Safety, Personal Injury, Storage, Warehouse, Manufacturing, Quality Control, Distribution, Supply Chain, Transportation, Logistics, Product Testing, Product Recall, Business Interruption, Economic Damages, Production Standards
Dr. Zal Phiroz is a recognized supply chain expert; and has served as an expert witness on cases involving manufacturing standards, product quality control, product testing, warehouse standards, product recalls, and consumer behavior patterns. In addition to a consulting portfolio which includes several fortune 500 firms, Dr. Phiroz has held faculty positions at Harvard University, USC, UCSD and MSU . Prior to his academic career, Dr. Phiroz held senior appointments at Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG), and TELUS (NYSE: T), managing national and international supply chain projects, and overseeing projects on various P&G billion dollar brands (Iams, Tide). The following are examples of Dr. Phiroz’s expert and consulting projects: • Personal injury due to manufacturing and supply chain flaws. Analysis of industry standards for safety and design within the manufacturing, storage, transportation, packaging and quality control phases of a supply chain. • Supply chain ownership and lia...

Joseph Quinn, M.S., P.E. Materials FACT

Los Angeles, California
Failure Analysis, Metallurgy - Automobile, Aviation & Aerospace, Motorcycle,Appliance, Engineering, Construction, Construction Defects, Corrosion, Maritime, Equipment & Machinery, Mining, Bicycles, Transportation, Medical Devices, Manufacturing, Plumbing, Products Liability, Fire, Electricity, Pipe, HVAC, CPVC, Oil & Gas, Welding
Joseph Quinn, MS, PE, is a Forensic Metallurgy and Metallurgical Engineering consultant. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer in Metallurgical Engineering and is registered in 7 states (CA, PA, UT, NV, AZ, CO, WA). He has provided over 1,000 Failure Analysis investigations on metallic and non-metallic (glass, plastic, rubber, and composite) materials or products. Mr. Quinn provides metallurgical and materials consultation, expert witness testimony, and forensic failure analysis for civil litigation with retentions by defendants and plaintiffs. He has received awards in the International Metallographic Contest and has conducted several presentations on metallurgical engineering and failure analysis subjects at universities, ASM meetings, and industry events. He is President of the National Society of Professional Engineers in California (NSPE-CA) and is active in several technical societies. He has taught metallurgical engineering course topics in Principals and Applications of ...

Carl Berkowitz, PhD, PE Forensic Engineering Institute

Delray Beach, Florida
Transportation, Safety - Slip Trip & Fall, Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety, Railroad Safety, Bus Safety, Biomechanics & Human Factors, FELA & OSHA, Elevators & Escalators, Traffic Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Transportation Safety, Transportation Rules & Regulations, Transportation Expert Witness
Dr. Carl Berkowitz has held various managerial and administrative positions in the transportation industry, government, private and academic sectors. Dr. Berkowitz has extensive multi-modal experience in planning, design, engineering, safety, security, construction, maintenance, operations and management. Dr. Berkowitz has written and edited numerous reports, studies, articles and columns for major publications, journals, newspapers and scholarly periodicals. He is a Professional Engineer in New York and New Jersey, and a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners; American Planning Association; American Society of Civil Engineers (Fellow, Transportation Education and Safety Committees); Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals; Institute of Transportation Engineers; American Society of Safety Engineers; National Association of Railroad Safety Consultants and Investigators; American Society of Transportation and Logistics; American Railway Engineering and Main...

Howard F Berkowitz H&S Personal Car Service and Consulting, Inc.

Lake Worth, Florida
Transportation - Wheelchair Securement, Non-Emergency Medical Transportation, Non-Medical Transportation, NEMT, NMTS, Wheelchair Transports, Wheelchair Transportation Expert Witness Testimony in all Transit Sectors: Ride-Hail, Ride-Sharing, Taxi, Taxicab, Non-Emergency Medical Transport and para-transit.
Expert Witness Testimony and Consulting in all Transit Sectors: Ride-Hail, Ride-Sharing, Taxi, Taxicab, Non-Emergency Medical Transport, Bus, School Bus, Shuttle Van, Limousine and Paratransit Services, Wheelchair Securement, Stretcher Securement Howard is an experienced and outstanding Business Consultant, Entrepreneur and Transportation Expert. With over 30 years of transportation experience in both the private and public sector, it allows him to see things from a different prospective than others. Howard’s career began with a position at the Transit Authority as an analyst. After years of hard work, he was promoted to Vice President of Operations and Planning. After deciding to relocate to Florida, Howard saw the need for legitimate and reliable transportation in Florida and started up H&S Personal Car Service. Howard was Managing Partner for 23 years and also held a seat on the PBC Vehicle For Hire task force for luxury sedans as well as non- emergency. He left H&S ...

Richard W Carr, PhD, CDS R W Carr, Inc.

Jacksonville, Florida
Transportation, Safety - FMCSA, FMCSR, DOT, OSHA, Tank Truck, Loading, Unloading, Forklifts, Driver Qualifications, Drug & Alcohol, Hours of Service, Hazardous Materials, Training, Standard of Care, Vehicle Inspection, Fleet Safety, Commercial Drivers, CDL, Driver Hiring Standards, Record Retention, ELD, Cargo, Accidents.
Richard W. Carr is the principle of R W Carr, Inc., a Risk Management & Safety Consulting company based in Jacksonville, FL. which primarily serves the transportation industry, insurance industry and the legal profession. Mr. Carr has been Operations Manager – Transportation for Olin Chlor Alkali Products, Inc. in which he oversaw a private fleet of tractor trailers delivering hazardous materials throughout the western United States until June 2014. Prior to this he was Director of Risk Management, Safety & Health for Masco Contractors Services, Inc.; a nationwide company employing as many as 20,000 employees at 350 facilities and operating up to 10,000 motor vehicles. Prior to this he was Managing Director of Transurance Risk Retention Group, Inc. and Phoenix Risk Services, Inc.; an Arizona licensed Risk Retention Group and a third-party claims administrator respectively whose specialty was commercial motor vehicle fleets. Prior to this, he was Vice President-Safety & Risk Mana...

Scott L Turner Truck Accident & Incident Experts, LLC dba/Scott L Turner Consulting

Naples, Florida
Accident Reconstruction, Transportation - Trucking safety, commercial motor vehicle accident, cargo tank truck, forklift injury, trucking accident, truck loading/offloading injuries, bus accident, loading rack, driver qualifications, truck rollovers, truck/car accidents, highway construction zone accidents
Highly qualified and well rounded expert opinion is supported by nearly 30 years experience in the highly specialized field of commercial motor vehicle (CMV) crashes, incident investigation and general CMV transportation, including 17 years at the helm of a nationwide incident and hazmat response company. Personally responded to in excess of 1,000 CMV crashes; 200 cargo-tank incidents; loading rack incidents; loading/offloading incidents with CMV involvement, all when serving in the capacity as incident/crash response. As an Expert, served as a CMV expert in over 20-states. Level 1 FMCSA Trained Inspector; National Academy of Sciences Transportation Research Board Panelist Former 11 year Cargo-Tank Truck Specialist Instructor for the New Jersey State Police Inspection/Investigation of Commercial Vehicle Crashes, IPTM Comprehensive Air-Brake Certified, Bendix Smith-System Defensive Driver Instructor Manager of Motor Fleet Safety Programs training, NATMI FMCSA Regulatory Sp...

Michael C Buck MCB Consulting

Mattoon, Illinois
Transportation, Management - Fleet Maintenance,Tractors, Trailers, Trucks, Cars, Airplanes, Sanitation Trucks, procurement, DOT & FMCSR Regulations, Transportation Industry Best Practices.
How would you like to decrease your deposition and trial preparation time while simultaneously increasing the probability of successful judgment? We can assist you in gaining a greater settlement or mitigating your client’s losses whichever applies to your respective case. MCB Consulting has over thirty years of experience in the commercial transportation industry and has assisted organizations such as UPS, Con-way Freight, Waste Management, and Great Dane Trailer Manufacturer. During tough economic times, when profit margins are low in the transportation and service sectors, organizations look to slash costs any way possible. The first areas often hit are the high expense categories of maintenance, tires, fuel, and labor. An easy way to cut cost is by deferring maintenance and now because the vehicles perform differently, many times they are involved in an accident. To assist you in your litigation, MCB Consulting is prepared to accomplish the following: Evaluate processes in respe...

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.

Frederic B. Jennings Jr., Ph.D EconoLogistics

Ipswich, Massachusetts
Economics, Business Damages - Accounting, Environmental, Management, Automotive, Fraud, Statistics, Behavioral and Social Sciences, Insurance, Transportation, Appraisal and Valuation, Legal

Richard F Beaubien, PE, PTOE Beaubien Engineering

Troy, Michigan
Engineering, Transportation - Traffic Engineering, Traffic control, Road Safety, Roadway Design, Traffic Impacts, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Traffic Incident Management
Mr. Beaubien knows roads. His 44 years of professional experience include projects in both rural and urban settings: municipal traffic engineering, transportation planning, highway design, traffic system operations, right-of-way acquisition, and Intelligent Transportation Systems. In addition to his extensive project work, he has court testimony experience. Mr. Beaubien is a registered professional engineer in several jurisdictions. He has been certified as a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) by the Transportation Professional Certification Board, Washington, D.C. He is also certified as a Road Safety Professional (RSP). He currently chairs the Metro Detroit Incident Management Coordinating Committee, is a Past-President of the Intelligent Transportation Society of Michigan, and is a past International President of the Institute of Transportation Engineers. As frequent public speaker on traffic safety topics, Mr. Beaubien takes high-level traffic engineering...

Eric R. Anderson Motorcycle Forensics Expert (.com)

Carson City, Nevada
Transportation, Motorcycle - Human factors, street use of motorcycles, motorcycle racing, motocross racing, trail riding, dirt bikes, adventure motorcycling and enduro riding, UTVs/ATVs, Vehicle Inspection, Motorcycle Safety Foundation employee/Rider Coach, certified Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association Coach, trainer
As a powersports businessman, protective helmet/apparel manufacturer and rider for more than 50 years, Eric Anderson has built a vast base of knowledge related to motorcycles, ATVs, UTVs and off-road vehicles. He has been an MSF certified Rider coach as well as a ROHVA certified Driver Coach. He began working with the Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC) and Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) in the early 1980s before entering the business side of powersports building and marketing protective apparel and helmets. Later in the 2000s, he became an elected Board member to the MIC 10 times for a total of 20 years of experience directing the industry from the highest levels. Founding Scorpion Sports with its associated ScorpionExo brand of helmets and protective apparel was an industry success story touted by trade magazines and thousands of dealers who recognized the disruptive marketing, unique distribution channel and price viability of the fast-growing brand. Later as Vice-President Sal...

Daren E Marceau, P.E. Forensic Traffic Specialists, PLLC

Cary, North Carolina
Traffic Engineering, Transportation - sight distance, stop sign, pavement marking, traffic engineer, MUTCD, traffic signal, red light, traffic control device, traffic sign, pavement marking, red light crash, stop light crash, AASHTO, sight line, sight triangle, work zone, traffic expert, roadway safety, traffic safety, railroad crossing
Daren Marceau is a former police officer and is a practicing traffic & transportation engineer licensed in several states. Mr. Marceau managed an engineering design practice at a national consulting firm where he prepared transportation and traffic engineering plans including designs for intersections, work zones, traffic signals, pavement marking, and roadway signs. He also investigated and reconstructed hundreds of traffic crashes, and testified as an expert witness. Daren Marceau currently serves attorney clients as a consultant and expert witness, and teaches classes for law enforcement, engineering, insurance, and legal professionals. He is also the leading author on traffic signal crashes. Mr. Marceau works in all 50 states. Mr. Marceau's current focus is investigating and providing expert testimony in traffic crash cases involving traffic control devices and/or sight distance issues in both final and temporary/work zone conditions. Mr. Marceau also has significant pers...

Kevin A Rider, PhD, PE, CPE Forensic Human Factors, LLC

Columbus, Ohio
Human Factors, Engineering - Distracted driving, Driving behavior, Reconstruction, Biomechanics, Maritime, Manufacturing, Mining, OSHA, Premises Liability, Products Liability, Safety, Slips, Trips, Falls, Transportation, Warnings, Conspicuity, Cell phones, Texting, Lighting, Perception, Visibility, Instructions, Human Factors
Dr. Kevin Rider is a human factors expert and owner of Forensic Human Factors, LLC, providing investigations, reports and expert testimony for personal injury cases – plaintiff and defense. His expertise involves investigating how people interact with other people, products and environments in predictable ways, and applying this understanding to effective, efficient and safe products, services and systems. He has been retained as an expert in more than 40 states (+ Puerto Rico). Dr. Rider’s expertise includes: • MVAs and pedestrian collisions, incl. trucks, trains, buses, motor/bicycles • Illumination, nighttime visibility, and conspicuity • DUI/DWIs, where intoxication was not a proximate cause of crash • Adequacy of product designs and warnings • The design and maintenance of safe civil and occupational environments • Premises liability, and slips, trips and falls • Workplace and construction safety Dr. Rider is a Professional Engineer (PE), a Certified Professional Ergonomi...

Keith A. Bergman, PE Bergman Engineering, LLC

Harleysville, Pennsylvania
Premises Liability, Traffic Engineering - Accident Reconstruction, Civil Engineering, Codes and Standards, Construction, Highway and Street Design, Job-Site Safety, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Premises Liability, Slip Trip and Fall, Transportation, Traffic Engineering, Walkway Surface and Pavement Evaluation
Our mission: Bringing clarity to complexity. Bergman Engineering is a forensic engineering firm that provides objective investigative analysis and consulting services as well as expert witness testimony. Hired for our expertise, we utilize our knowledge and experience to evaluate cases and claims with regard to civil engineering concepts. This can extend to a number of different practice areas for both plaintiff and defense counsel. Our case experience ranges from small private claims to large civil claims. We have consulted in complex claims and litigation on behalf of corporations, attorneys, insurance companies, and municipal/government agencies. Certified Professional Engineer: California, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

Daniel P. Connolly Pittsburgh Collision & Reconstruction Services, LLC

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Accident Reconstruction, Transportation - Commercial Vehicle Accident,Truck ECM Imaging, Trucking Accidents, Certified DOT Inspector, Bus Accidents, Passenger Vehicles, Pedestrian/Bicycle, Motorcycle Reconstruction, Bosch/Hyundai/Kia Crash Data Retrieval, Occupant Kinematics, Aerial Drone Forensic Mapping, 3-D Animation, ACTAR Accredited
Daniel P. Connolly is an ACTAR (# 2286) accredited Crash Reconstructionist with over 21 years of experience in handling active crash investigations and reconstructions. Our firm specializes in Heavy Truck and Commercial Vehicle crash reconstruction. We are equipped to image and evaluate Engine computer data (ECM) as well as Airbag Control Modules utilizing the Bosch CDR tool and the Hyundai/Kia Tool. Our firm is staffed with a certified DOT Inspector and State Inspection Mechanic. Each investigation and reconstruction includes an inspection of the involved vehicles to document damage and check for mechanical failures. Proper scene documentation and measuring is essential to a through crash reconstruction. Our 24 hour quick response team will respond and document the crash scene before evidence disappears. Our FAA Licensed Drone Pilot will provide aerial documentation to be utilized in 3-D scale modeling. Mr. Connolly is a Court Certified Expert Witness in Local Court, Commonwe...

Justin P. Schorr, Ph.D. DJS Associates, Inc.

Abington, Pennsylvania
Accident Reconstruction, Transportation - Autonomous Vehicles, Distracted Driving, Motorcycle Collisions, Collision Reconstruction, Low-Speed Impacts, Nighttime Visibility, Perception-Reaction Time, Roadway Design, Rollover, Speed Analysis, Tractor-Trailer Collisions, Automotive Engineering, Event Data Recorder, Infotainment, Video Analysis
Justin earned his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and his master’s and doctorate degrees in Civil Engineering from The George Washington University (GW). His education has continued through the completion of specialized training in Collision Reconstruction, Event Data Recorders and Infotainment. Still, after completing nearly 25 years of formal education, Justin will tell you that his most valuable training comes from a lifetime of education provided by his father and grandfather – both of whom were industry leaders in Collision Reconstruction. As an active member of the academic research community, Justin has published four peer-reviewed journal articles and eight refereed conference papers in the field of transportation safety and driver behavior. He continues to serve as an adjunct professor and the lead researcher at the Vehicle Instrumentation and Driver Simulation Laboratory at GW. Over the last five years, Justin has brought his love of education to th...

Harvey H Stone, PE Stone Consulting, Inc.

WARREN, Pennsylvania
Civil Engineering, Transportation - Railroad Track, Railroad Equipment, Streetcar Track, Railroad Grade Crossings, Railroad Structures, Railroad Bridges, Surface Transportation Board, Coal Rate Cases, Shortline Railroad, Tourist Railroad, Overhead Contact System, Track Related Injuries
With 50+ years of engineering experience and 20+ years of railroad experience, I have experience with railroad track design and inspection as well as most aspects of railroading regarding rail operations, streetcars, rail related injuries, railroad grade crossings and railroad structures. I have inspected numerous railroad bridges in many states as well as investigating derailments. In addition, my firm, Stone Consulting, Inc. has completed railroad line appraisals, rail equipment inspections and appraisals, and track assessments, for both shortline and tourist railroads. I am licensed as a Professional Engineer in AR; CO; FL; GA; IL; MD; ME; MI; MN; MO; MT; NC; NH; NY; OK; PA; TN; TX; UT; VA; WI; IA; MA; NE; NV; OR; RI; SC; VT; WA; WY. I have been accepted as an expert witness by the Surface Transportation Board (STB) for railroad track design, construction and maintenance of way.

Michael R Blankenship, PE Greenlight Traffic Engineering

South Carolina
Traffic Engineering, Transportation - Traffic Safety, Traffic Crash Litigation, Bicycle & Pedestrian Planning, Roadway, Transportation Engineering, Highways, Drainage, Pedestrian Safety, Tort Liability, Roadside Safety, Transportation Engineering, Transportation Planning
Mike has 35 years of traffic safety and leadership experience in all facets of traffic engineering including planning, design, operations, research, consulting, and training. His career focus has been on providing safety for all road users. He has provided technical assistance to improve bus, motorist, bicyclist and pedestrian traffic flow and safety on and around school properties. Mike has served as an expert witness on tort liability cases involving vehicle crashes. His design experience includes intersections, roadways, traffic signals, signing/pavement marking and parking lots. Mike has developed and taught workshops on Road Safety Audits (RSAs), Roadside Safety, Risk Management/Tort Liability, Incident Management, MUTCD, Work Zone Traffic Control, Traffic Calming, and Walkable Communities. Mike has developed policies and guidelines for state DOTs, including Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) pedestrian hybrid beacon warranting guidelines and a West Virginia DOT state...

Charles (Chuck) W. Clowdis

Lookout Mountain, Tennessee
Transportation, Business Operations - Logistics, Transport Costs Analysis, Supply Chain issues, Fleets, Intermodal, Private and Dedicated Contract Carriage, Dray operations, Port operations,3PL Contracts, Best Business Practices in Transport & Logistics, Modal Cost Analysis, Freight Movement Studies
Four decades experience in transportation arena. Motor Carrier executive. Transportation cost specialist, Supply Chain design, review, implementation; outsourcing specialist; pvt. fleet assessment; commodity flow info. Demand-planning, as well as Network Design, assessment, and rationalization of Plant and Distribution Center site selection. Transportation Cost Specialist: Trucking, Air Cargo, Rail, Intermodal, Barge Port & Airport Dray. Authored two books for the American Trucking Assns.: 'THE ART of GIVING QUALITY SERVICE in the Motor Carrier Industry” and "The TRUCK DRIVER". Created The North American Truck Load RATE INDEX in 1983. The INDEX offers truck-load benchmark freight rates for dry van operations to/from over 15,000 origin/destination pairs. At IHS Markit : Managing Director-Transportation, Economics & Country Risk: Managed TRANSEARCH, Cargo Flow Analysis annual project.(aka Reebie Data) as well as transport related consulting projects. Operational Consulting ex...

Martha D French, CDS Transportation Compliance Consultants LLC

Houston, Texas
Safety, Transportation - Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, Compliance, Transportation Safety, Driver & Truck Safety, Driver Training & Qualification, Independent Contractor Relations (49 CFR Part 376/IRS), Contractor Driver Training, Vendor Relations, OSHA, Record Retention, Route Cause Analysis, Risk Management
Martha French is the founder and President of TCC. The distinction held by Martha as Certified Director of Safety from the North American Transportation Management Institute (NATMI) is one of the highest levels possible to achieve with this widely respected certification group. The business success that has resulted in Martha's skill and experience within a company's operation is proven. As a former motor carrier Director and Independent Contractor, Martha brings a unique perspective coupled with business acumen to every partnership. Prior to launching TCC, Martha held senior management positions with motor carriers and global logistics companies in the areas of Safety & Compliance and Independent Contractor Relations for 17 years. In those positions, she was responsible for the strategic and tactical management of all aspects of these areas and business performance.

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. He...

Billy Weaver SCC-Safety & Compliance Consultants

Kemah, Texas
Transportation, Safety - Safety & Compliance Consultants provides Litigation Support, Accident Investigations, DOT Audits, DOT Inspections, DOT/FMCSR Regulations, & HazMat Regulations for collisions involving Commercial Motor Vehicles/Fleet Vehicles. EDR downloads & Analyst
Over 30 years of experience in transportation, safety, compliance and logistics. Contact Billy for updated CV.
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