Expert 367894 - CA(S)


Expertise Description

I 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


Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes Defective bicycles, Defective highway regarding bicycling, Traffic-law violations regarding bicycling, and Driver error regarding bicycling.


Consulting Experience

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.


Education

DegreeSubjectInstitution
MSProduction ManagementCal State Long Beach

Licenses Certifications

California Industrial Engineer

Awards & Affiliation

Cycling Literature Award
MAUDEP Bicycling Conference
Dr. Paul Dudley White Award

Primary Affiliation

California Association of Bicycling Organizations


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