Expertise DescriptionI have more than 30 years of experience in the fields of Cycling, Bicycles, Highways & Bikeways, and Traffic Laws. My expertise includes effective cycling and safety; bikeway systems; safe traffic principles and laws; and bicycle accidents and reconstruction. My consultations consist of bicycle handling characteristics, such as bicycle frame integrity, brake design, and front fork failure; bicycle facilities, such as hazard warnings, obstructions, and surface defects; cyclist behavior, such as instruction quality, accuracy, and skills; and cyclists’ right to use the road, including restricted roads, mandatory bike path laws, and product safety regulations. I have over 35 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes Defective bicycles, Defective highway regarding bicycling, Traffic-law violations regarding bicycling, and Driver error regarding bicycling.
My consulting experience includes analyzing the bicycle-driving task according to recognize traffic-engineering principles, analyzing traffic accident statistics, analyzing traffic laws and their history, developing training course for adult cyclist in which beginners learn vehicular-cycling and other club cycling skills, developing training course for child cyclists to learn to ride in traffic better than average adults, developing 5 basic principles for traffic operation, and lecturer and assistance professor.
|MS||Production Management||Cal State Long Beach|
|California Industrial Engineer|
Awards & Affiliation
|Cycling Literature Award|
|MAUDEP Bicycling Conference|
|Dr. Paul Dudley White Award|
California Association of Bicycling Organizations
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases