Vehicle Expert Witnesses

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Vehicle expert witnesses specialize in a variety of fields, including automotive engineering, vehicle safety, accident reconstruction, mechanical engineering, and traffic engineering. Some of the most common specialties among vehicle expert witnesses also include vehicle dynamics, brake systems, automotive electronics, crashworthiness, and vehicle system failures. They have provided opinions on the effects of vehicle design flaws, faulty manufacturing processes, improper maintenance procedures, driver behavior, and road conditions.

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Vehicle Collision Reconstruction Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Vehicle Collision Reconstruction Expert Witness | California

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California

This expert has over 32 years as an Accident Reconstructionist and Forensic Engineer, and is ACTAR Accredited. He is a certified Crash Data Retrieval (CDR) technician, operator and data analyst. He is a former Chair of the Engineering Sciences section and Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, and a member of 5 additional forensic groups including CAARS, NAPARS, SAE, SATAI and SOAR....

Mechanical Engineering and Biomechanics Expert Witness | ConnecticutView profile

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Mechanical Engineering and Biomechanics Expert Witness | Connecticut

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Connecticut

This expert received his BS and MS from the Mechanical Engineering Department at MIT and is a licensed engineer in NY and CT. He currently works as a forensic/consulting engineer at a private engineering firm. His investigative and analytic experience includes motor vehicle accident reconstruction, biomechanics, product design and safety, and computer simulation and animation. He has also served...

Electrical Engineering Expert Witness | WisconsinView profile

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Electrical Engineering Expert Witness | Wisconsin

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Wisconsin

This highly qualified expert is the founder and principal of a consultancy for technology and intellectual property investigation in electrical machines, electromagnetic devices, and their applications, particularly in the automotive, aerospace and transportation fields. He holds 49 US patents with 4 more applied for, and authored or co-authored twenty-two papers in referred journals. He is the...

Racetrack Safety Expert Witness | North CarolinaView profile

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Racetrack Safety Expert Witness | North Carolina

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North Carolina

This highly qualified expert has 30 years of experience in the design, construction, and operation for various racing circuits in the world. He holds a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from the University of London and has been certified as an Instructor in Track Safety by the Sport Car Club of America. He has worked on various motorsports facilities including Formula One and motorcycle circuits. 'He...

ATV Safety Expert Witness | MarylandView profile

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ATV Safety Expert Witness | Maryland

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Maryland

This seasoned expert is the primary consultant and CEO of an ATV Safety Consulting company. From 1985 to 1989 he was licensed as an ATV Rider Training Instructor. In 1989 he was elevated to position of Chief Instructor for the ATV industry. He has held that position from 1989 to the present. In 2011, he became Chief Driver Coach Trainer for the ROV industry. He has assisted in managing and...

Motorcycle Escort and Training Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Motorcycle Escort and Training Expert Witness | California

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California

This highly qualified expert formerly served as the supervisor of the California Highway Patrol Academy's Motorcycle Training Unit. He was an active member of the California Highway Patrol for nearly 29 years and is recognized as an expert in motorcycle training and operations. He routinely consults with and provides advice to people and organizations concerned with motorcycle safety and...

Vehicle Automated Systems & Technology Expert Witness | IllinoisView profile

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Vehicle Automated Systems & Technology Expert Witness | Illinois

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This engineering expert has over 30 years of experience in the field. He earned his Bachelor of Engineering and his Master of Engineering Science in Ireland before coming to the United States while working for Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, where he designed electronic hardware and system software for air braked truck / trailer ABS and traction control systems. He then worked on ABS and...

Vehicle Accident Reconstruction Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Vehicle Accident Reconstruction Expert Witness | California

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California

This highly qualified expert is trained for every type fo accident reconstruction with the except of aircraft. This expert can assist in profduct defect causation and has extensive court experiencve. Additionally, he is a member of multiple soceities. He has over 35 years of expwereince in motorsports and is hte author of 400 technical articles and 3 books.

Recreational Vehicles Expert Witness | ArizonaView profile

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Recreational Vehicles Expert Witness | Arizona

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Arizona

This expert has 27+ years of experience in specialty vehicle engineering and design. Currently, he works as the Manager of the Vehicle Engineering Group for a large scientific advisory company. The expert earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University and has authored multiple publications in his field. Previously, he was the Director of Engineering for Capacity Trucks and the...

Accident Reconstruction And Street Design Expert Witness | New YorkView profile

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Accident Reconstruction And Street Design Expert Witness | New York

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New York

This New York City traffic maintenance, street design, accident reconstruction, and building codes expert leverages his civil engineering background in his forensic work. He graduated from the City College of New York with a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and maintains the distinction of Professional Engineer in both New York and New Jersey. A member of the Society of Automotive...

Vehicle Automated & Dynamical Systems & Technology Expert Witness | VirginiaView profile

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Vehicle Automated & Dynamical Systems & Technology Expert Witness | Virginia

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Virginia

This well credentialed expert earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from George Washington University, his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech, and his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from George Washington University. He has held academic positions at various levels dating back to the 1980s and currently serves as a Professor of Mechanical Engineering and the Department Head...

Product Design  Engineering  Vehicle Design Expert Witness | GeorgiaView profile

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Product Design Engineering Vehicle Design Expert Witness | Georgia

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Georgia

This expert earned his BS in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and his MS in product design engineering from Stanford University. He has seven years of industry experience working as a product designer for Ford Motor Company and Volkswagon of America. He has over fifteen years of experience designing products for automotive and home electronics clients. This expert is...

ATVs, UTVs, and Off-Road Vehicles Expert Witness | WashingtonView profile

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ATVs, UTVs, and Off-Road Vehicles Expert Witness | Washington

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Washington

This highly qualified expert has over 40 years of experience in the industry of ATVs (all-terrain vehicles), UTVs (side by sides), motorcycle dirt bikes, snowmobiles, dual sport bikes, and some street bike and mountain bicycle issues. He is a former professional motorcycle enduro competitor and competed in the International Six Day Trials where he was the youngest competitor to win a gold medal....

Automotive Vehicle & Sub-Components Manufacturing, Design, and Quality/Failure Expert Witness | TexasView profile

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Automotive Vehicle & Sub-Components Manufacturing, Design, and Quality/Failure Expert Witness | Texas

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Texas

This expert has over two decades of experience in the field of quality and manufacturing processes, specializing in automotive vehicles and their components. She received her BS in chemical engineering from the University of Waterloo and then became a process engineer at Woodbridge Foam. Afterward, she worked as a quality engineer at Estee Lauder Corporation, a project manager for ATS Automation...

Vehicle Accident Reconstruction Expert Witness | ColoradoView profile

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Vehicle Accident Reconstruction Expert Witness | Colorado

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Colorado

This qualified expert earned both his BS in mathematical and computer sciences as well as mechanical engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. He is a licensed professional engineer in Colorado and California and is certified as a traffic accident reconstructionist, crash data retrieval data analyst and download technician. He is also licensed as a commercial drone remote pilot. He is active...

Public Passenger and Ride Share Vehicles Expert Witness | IllinoisView profile

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Public Passenger and Ride Share Vehicles Expert Witness | Illinois

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Illinois

This expert has over 15 years of experience in the passenger transport industry. He began his career with Yellow Cab Company, the oldest and largest taxicab service provider in the US and ultimately served as the President of the organization for 18 years. He is responsible for transforming the Yellow Cab Company from a midsize local operator into the largest fleet in the country. He went on to...

Vehicle Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a vehicle expert witness in legal proceedings?

A vehicle expert witness provides specialized knowledge about vehicles, their mechanics, and safety standards. They can offer insights on accident reconstruction, vehicle defects, or maintenance issues.

What types of cases might require a vehicle expert witness?

Cases involving car accidents, product liability suits against auto manufacturers, insurance claims disputes, and mechanical failure incidents often require a vehicle expert witness.

Can a vehicle expert witness provide testimony on specific makes and models of cars?

Yes, many vehicle expert witnesses have extensive knowledge about specific makes and models, including their common defects and performance characteristics.

How can a vehicle expert witness assist in cases involving traffic accidents?

A vehicle expert can reconstruct the accident scene, analyze damage to the vehicles involved, assess if any mechanical failures occurred, and determine whether safety standards were met.

Are there subspecialties within the field of vehicle expertise?

Yes, some experts specialize in areas like commercial trucks, motorcycles, classic cars, electric vehicles or specific aspects like brake systems or airbags.

How does Expert Institute select its Vehicle expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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