Transportation Safety Expert Witnesses

Accident Reconstruction & Safety Expert Witness Listings

Consultants and expert witnesses who may provide expert witness testimony regarding transportation safety may be located on this page. Experts found here may consult on issues involving driver error analysis, driver error, and hours of service violations. They may provide reports regarding truck and bus driver skill and knowledge requirements and driver and motor carrier standards of care. Consultants found here may also provide expert witness testimony on issues involving traffic accident analysis and reconstruction, and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), among other topics.

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Leslie A Smart (Smart Fleet Management LLC)
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 safety, DOT regulations-compliance, operations, risk... Learn More ›

Brooks Rugemer (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Brooks is a Trucking and Warehousing expert, experienced in accident and injury investigations. He has worked in the Transportation Industry since 1983. In 1994, after 13 years as a professional truck driver, he turned his attention to Trucking & Warehousing... Learn More ›

Anita M. Kerezman (Kerezman Transportation Safety & Accident Analysis Services, LLC)
Commercial vehicle operation and safety specialist with over 40 years of professional experience in the trucking industry. Anita Kerezman was a professional truck driver for 27 years and has operated a wide variety of heavy trucks and transported many... Learn More ›

Scott L. Turner - Chief Consultant (Truck Accident & Incident Experts, LLC)
Nationwide Services: Highly qualified and well rounded expert opinions are supported by nearly 30-years experience in the highly specialized field of commercial motor vehicle (CMV, meaning “truck”) crashes and incidents, including 16 years at the helm... Learn More ›

James M. Miller, PE, PhD (J. M. Miller Engineering, Inc.)
Accidents | Agricultural Engineering | Batteries | Cannabis Processing | Chemical Safety | Construction | Consumer Product Safety | HazCom | Medical Devices | OSHA | Recalls | RV/ATV | Slip/Fall | Vapes | Vehicles & EVs | Warnings & Instructions | Workplace... Learn More ›
Martin M Balaban, PhD, PE (AR TECH Forensic Experts, Inc)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: PhD Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley, MS Mechanics from Illinois Institute of Technology, BS Civil Engineering from Cooper Union. Licensed Professional Engineer (Safety) State of California. Accident...
Jeffrey W Buckholz, PhD, PE, PTOE (Buckholz Traffic)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: I have 44 years of hands-on experience in the traffic engineering field. I am a recognized national expert in traffic signal operation, timing, design, and construction and am also proficient in pavement...
Captain Richard J. Levy (Aviation Expert Consulting, LLC)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: *Specialties & Experience General Specialties: Aviation & aerospace Specialty Focus: Aircraft performance, airline pilot, aviation accidents, aviation instruction and training, charter flying, cockpit...
Richard M. Balgowan (RM Balgowan Forensic & Engineering Services, LLC)
Location: New Jersey
Areas of Expertise: Rich Balgowan is a licensed Professional Engineer, a licensed Professional Planner, Certified Public Manager, Certified Public Works Manager and a Public Works Leadership Fellow. He is also a certified...
Michael O'Dell, CDS (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Michael O’Dell is a trucking operations expert with more than 25 years of experience as a tractor trailer driver, operations supervisor, and CDL driver trainer. In his 16 years at FedEx Freight, Michael...
Accident & Safety Consultants
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: ($180ph review NY, NJ, MD, PA, DE, VA, DC, WV) • Accident Reconstruction: Car, Bus, Truck, Pedestrian, Bicycle, Motorcycle, Rollovers • Biomechanics,Occupant Injury • Safety Standards, Falls • Building...
Jon J. Pina, MS, CSP (Evergreen Environmental Health and Safety, Inc.)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Pina has forty plus years of experience in safety, health, Personal protective equipment, PPE, and environmental management/loss prevention for construction, demolition, coal, chemical, steel, environmental...
ForensisGroup, Inc. (The Expert of Experts)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: For over 30 years, ForensisGroup has provided the nation’s top law firms, businesses, insurance companies, government entities with highly qualified expert witnesses and consultants. Experts referred by...
Larry D Parker (P42 Consulting LLC)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Larry D. Parker Jr/P42 Consulting LLC provides expert witness solutions for the trucking/freight industry. Specific experience in reviewing FMCSA/DOT compliance. Dr. Parker provides the unique perspective...
Daniel M. McDonough, M.S.M.E., ACTAR (ARCCA, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Mr. McDonough is a mechanical expert and accident reconstructionist specializing in the safety of mechanical systems and devices, including automotive, marine, aviation, recreational, commercial and industrial...
Robert T. Lynch, PE (DJS Associates, Inc.)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Robert T. Lynch, PE, earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in both Physics and Mathematics from Franklin & Marshall College before attending the University of Virginia where he obtained a Master of Science degree...
Carl Berkowitz (Carl Berkowitz)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Carl Berkowitz, Ph.D., PE, AICP is a transportation and traffic engineering expert and serves as a litigation consultant. He is frequently consulted at the initial stages of a potential litigation for...
Kevin A. Rider (Forensic Human Factors, LLC)
Location: Ohio
Areas of Expertise: Location: All 50 states. Kevin A. Rider, PhD, PE, CPE is a human factors expert, providing forensic engineering in the areas of driver behavior/attention, cell phone distraction, motor vehicle and pedestrian...
James Caron, CCM (Caron Weather Consultancy)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: James Caron, a former Air Force meteorology officer and chief meteorologist for a global financial firm, specializes in historical weather research for litigation with over 20 years of weather experience....
Ralph Aronberg (Aronberg and Associates Consulting Engineers, Inc.)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Ralph Aronberg, P.E., established the firm in 1983. Since that time, Mr. Aronberg has reconstructed over 1500 accidents and testified in over 150 jury trials. Mr. Aronberg had been qualified as an expert...
Kit Darby (KitDarby.com Aviation Consulting, LLC)
Location: Georgia
Areas of Expertise: Nationally recognized airline pilot career expert. 30 years experience in pilot applications, selection, and training. Career value expert - pay, benefits, and retirement. Author of an annual airline pilot...
Keystone Engineering Consultants, Inc.
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Keystone Engineering Consultants, Inc. is a multi-discipline, broad-spectrum firm providing comprehensive and qualified forensic engineering, architecture, scientific, biomechanics, and fire/arson investigation...
Kathleen Lord-Jones (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Kathleen Lord-Jones Aviation Cabin Safety Expert Kathleen Lord- Jones is well respected in aviation industry as an authority on cabin safety. Throughout her career she has been instrumental in developing...
Brian H Aanestad (Discovery)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Expert has more than 39 years of experience with underground construction and transportation, directly overseeing placement of underground infrastructure including utilities, pipelines, and conduit, while...
Richard Shema, CCM (WeatherGuy, LLP)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Shema is a certified consulting meteorologist with experience in marine weather related accidents, cargo loss, and personal injury. He works internationally and particularly in Hawaii, Alaska, California...
Anthony Racioppo (East Coast Forensics Corp)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Anthony Racioppo is an Accident Reconstructionist, ASE Certified Forensic Master Mechanic and Trucking & Safety Expert. He has been investigating motor vehicle accidents for over 35 years both with the...
Peter Petrovsky PE, ME, CE, IE, A B HAZ & C-12 MULTI-DISCIPLINED ENGINEER & CONTRACTOR (Diversified - lppetrovsky@gmail.com)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Peter Petrovsky, PE, earned registrations as Professional Engineer in Civil Engineering, as well as, in Mechanical Engineering. Additionally, he earned licenses as a General Engineering Contractor, General...
Kevin V. Gorman, MSCE, PE, CMM (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Civil Engineer & Highway Engineering Expert Kevin Gorman is a Civil Engineer with nearly 20 years of professional experience spanning roadway, infrastructure, and heavy construction. As an engineering...
Steve Noonan, P.E. (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Steve Noonan P.E. Mechanical Engineer & Rail Systems Expert Steve Noonan is a mechanical systems engineer with railroad systems expertise in vehicles, equipment, and facilities. He has over 40 years...
R. P. Pete Burgess (Burgess Aviation Consultants)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Burgess provides service as an Aviation Consultant for air traffic services, procedures and aircraft accident investigations. His areas of expertise include air traffic control, aviation, aircraft...
Capt. Tuuli A. Messer-Bookman, Esq.
Location: Washington
Areas of Expertise: I have worked as a maritime expert witness and consultant since 1996, on over 100 cases, roughly evenly split between plaintiff and defense. My cases have involved everything from recreational boating...
John Ross (Evidence Solutions, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: John Ross has been driving commercial vehicles professionally since 1993 and boasts a blemish-free, no violations record. His experience includes owner/operator, safety director, and compliance director. He...
Randy Phares (Dr. Box Consulting, Inc.)
Location: Arizona
Areas of Expertise: Randy Phares is an expert in packaging, especially corrugated and folding carton packaging. He is also an expert on pallets, crating, warehousing and transporting products by semi-truck, rail, parcel and...
Tim S Leggett, P. Eng., P. E. (Forensic Dynamics Inc. )
Location: Arizona
Areas of Expertise: Tim Leggett, P. Eng. P. E. founded Forensic Dynamics Inc. in 1988 and remains a senior accident reconstruction engineer, having reconstructed over 5300 accidents and testified in over 425 trials across...
Scott Greene (Evidence Solutions, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: For over 35 years, Scott Greene has been helping business owners, CEOs, managers and IT Departments understand data. Scott Collects, Analyzes, and Explains Complex Electronic Evidence in Plain English. He...
Joseph B. Michels, Ph.D., P.E., C.P.L. (Solomon Bruce Consulting LLC)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Michels is a logistics/supply chain expert with in-depth experience in logistics, transportation, warehousing, inventory control, procurement and business operations. He is a retired U.S. Air Force...
Dr. / Professor J. Rasty, Ph.D., PE, CFEI, CFII, President & CEO (Real World Forensic Engineering)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Since 1988, Real-World Forensic Engineering, LLC (“RWFE”) has provided engineering services to industries and government labs, as well as litigation support to both plaintiff and defense attorneys practicing...
Richard F. Beaubien, PE, PTOE (Beaubien Engineering)
Location: Michigan
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Beaubien is the Managing Director for Beaubien Engineering. He served as Transportation Director for Hubbell, Roth & Clark, Inc. for over 20 years and has 43 years of experience in municipal traffic...
J. Terrence Grisim, CSP, CDS, CPSM, ARM (Safety Management Consultants, Inc.)
Location: Illinois
Areas of Expertise: Premises Safety and Liability · Retail Store Safety · Retail Display Safety · Falling Merchandise/Top Stock Accidents · Slips/Trips and Falls · Negligent Maintenance ·...
James D. Madden. P.E. (Board Certified Diplomate Forensic Engineer, Sr. Forensic Engineer at  Madden Accident Analysis, Investigation, Reconstruction)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: During over 35 years of Forensic Engineering work Senior Forensic Engineer James D. Madden, P.E. has: - completed over 1100 cases - prepared and issued over 700 written reports - prepared and issued...
Mark Respass (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Mark Respass Commercial Trucking Expert Mark Respass is a Commercial Trucking Expert with nearly 40 years of diverse experience as a driver, fleet safety director, and transportation risk manager for...
James C. Jeffery III P.E., PTOE (Traffic & Civil Engineering Consulting Services)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Jim Jeffery has provided consultation, expert testimony and litigation support for over 40 years. Mr. Jeffery's largest settlement is $5,000,000, affirmed on appeal. Roadway Design Defect Review, Traffic...
James Lewis (Evidence Solutions, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: James E. Lewis is a retired US Air Force Security Forces and Academic Instructor Senior Non-Commissioned Officer (SNCO) who has been working as an expert witness in the trucking & transportation industry...
Kevin Mathews (Mathews Consulting -- available nationwide)
Location: Kentucky
Areas of Expertise: As a certified Class A commercial driver (CDL) with multiple endorsements, I bring extensive practical knowledge and hands-on experience in the trucking industry. With experience as an instructor/trainer...
Robert W Halstead (IronWood Technologies, Inc.)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: I am a railroad expert and ACTAR-accredited Railroad Accident Reconstructionist. Electrical Engineer and former Supervisor of Signal Construction & Maintenance for a major Class I railroad. Have handled...
Captain/Colonel (USMC) J. F. Joseph (Joseph Aviation Consulting)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Joseph Aviation Consulting (JAC), offers over 50 years of worldwide aviation experience. This level of expertise includes nearly 30,000 flight hours in over 85 models of aircraft ranging from General Aviation...
Steven Schneider (Schneider Engineering, PLLC)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: FORENSIC ENGINEERING: Schneider Engineering, PLLC started in 1988. Its Principal, Steven Schneider, P.E. has 50 years of experience in the traffic accident and engineering fields. The firm specializes...
Gerard Cadet, MS (Traffic and Transportation Engineering) (Traffic Engineer (Dade County), Advanced Work Zone Certified, Traffic Expert & Work Zone Safety LLC)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: I ave more than 24 years of engineering experience in transportation and traffic engineering with emphasis in traffic operations and work zone safety. I have a Master Degree in Civil Engineering with emphasis...
Consolidated Consultants
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Consolidated Consultants (CCc) continues to deliver high quality expert witness and medical expert witness referrals nationwide since 1995. CCc is the only referral service where you can view the full,...
J. Terrence Grisim, CSP, CDS, CPSM, ARM (Safety Management Consultants, Inc.)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Premises Safety and Liability · Retail Store Safety · Retail Display Safety · Falling Merchandise/Top Stock Accidents · Slips/Trips and Falls · Negligent Maintenance ·...
Transportation Safety FAQs

What is a transportation safety expert witness?

A transportation safety expert witness is someone who can provide testimony on issues relating to transportation of goods. This can include hours of service violations, truck and bus driver skill/knowledge requirements, among other releated issues.

What is the role of a transportation safety expert witness?

The role of a transportation safety expert witness is to provide insight on transportation-related safety issues, such as vehicle design and road safety standards.

How much can a person make as a transportation safety expert witness?

Transportation safety expert witnesses can earn somewhere in the range of $200-$450 an hour, or more in some circumstances. The exact amount is determined between the retaining attorney and the expert.

What are the qualifications of a transportation safety expert witness?

An expert witness in transportation safety should have knowledge of safety standards and regulations for various modes of transportation, as well as accident investigation and reconstruction techniques.

In legal proceedings, how is evidence gathered by a transportation safety expert witness?

A transportation safety expert witness gathers evidence through various means such as analyzing accident reports, conducting site inspections, reviewing maintenance records, and interviewing witnesses to provide expert testimony in legal proceedings.

In what type of cases would there be testimony from a transportation safety expert witness?

Transportation safety expert witnesses may provide testimony in cases involving accidents or incidents related to automobiles, airplanes, trains, buses, or other modes of transportation, as well as issues related to safety regulations and standards.