Expert 51300 - CA(S)


Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in trucking. My expertise includes analysis and investigation of accidents involving heavy vehicles (trucks, buses, tankers, and local delivery vehicles). I have additional expertise in truck operation, hazardous materials transportation, flammable liquids, the Smith System, Department of Transportation regulations and code compliance, and vehicle maintenance issues. My experience includes general trucking, hazmat transportation, flammable tank truck driving, pressurized industrial gas transport, and heavy truck maintenance and repair. I am familiar with different trucking equipment such as flat beds, tanker trucks, doubles, etc. I have over 10 years expert witness experience.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: investigate and analyze accidents involving heavy vehicles; state and federal regulations as they apply to trucking, forklift operations and safe practice for warehouse and dock operations.


Consulting Experience

My consulting experience includes: Heavy Truck Safety & Operations; Smith System; Flammable Liquids; Log Book / Hours of Service; Maintenance / Mechanical Repairs; Hazardous Material Transportation; DOT Regulations; Yard Operations; Areas ranging from truck operation to code compliance to vehicle maintenance issues; Heavy Truck Maintenance; Safe Driving of Trucks.


Professional Experiences




Relevant Experiences

I have 40 years of truck driving experience and am familiar with the implementation of safe driver training as I was a commercial vehicle driver trainer at a trucking school. I also teach a hazmat class on transportation and security involving federal regulations and application to the trucking industry.


Education

DegreeSubjectInstitution

Licenses Certifications

Licensed State of California
Commercial Driver's License
HazMat
Tanker
Doubles
Triples
and Airbrake Endorsements

Awards & Affiliation

ARCO Million Mile Safe Driving Award for 17 years of service with no at-fault accidents

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases



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