BUS SAFETY EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-085764
This expert has hove 40 years of experience in the field of trucking. He studied automotive technology a the College of the Canyons, and served as an apprentice automotive mechanic at Volkswagen, Porsche, and Audi. He has continued to participate in in ongoing trainings offered in his field. He has previously served as a heavy equipment mechanic for the California Division of Highways, and as a Motor Carrier Specialist for the California Highway Patrol. He currently ...
Expert Witness: E-047421
This expert is nationally recognized as a school bus expert who has been working in the industry since 1978. He has successfully taught Fire, Law Enforcement, and EMTs for 25 years about the characteristics of the school bus so they can respond to a crash and rescue scene with more confidence in their response. He established a school bus training consultancy in 2000 to specialize in training the school bus industry, the fire and rescue industry, and law enforcement on ...
Expert Witness: E-006659
This expert’s involvement in school transportation began behind the wheel of a bus in the 1970s. In 1985 he served as Supervisor of a New York State Education Department Regional Safety Center and was involved in projects such as developing School Bus Driver Instructor and classroom student safety curricula. He returned to Syracuse University in 1989 and earned a Masters in Adult Education. After graduating he started two school travel safety non-profit organizations, ...
Expert Witness: E-011118
This accident reconstruction expert earned a masters degree in kinesiology from California State University Northridge and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from UCLA. He is a certified traffic reconstructionist and specializes in accident reconstruction and biomechanics for transportation related accidents (trains, subways, motor vehicles, buses, etc). He belongs to numerous prestigious societies in his field, including the National Association of Traffic Accident ...
Expert Witness: E-010185
This highly qualified bus safety expert has directed and supervised all technical and business activities of a transportation consultancy for more than 30 years. Concurrently, he created and directed the operations of a transportation service company and the US distributor of a line of European manufactured buses. He belongs to the American Public Transportation Association, the National Association of Pupil Transportation, and the United Motorcoach Association. He has ...
Expert Witness: E-008398
This highly qualified expert has over 40 years of experience in bus transit training and safety with 33 years at the New York City Transit Authority. He began his career as a Bus Operator and rose through the ranks through various positions including Superintendent, Instructor of Bus Safety and Training, NYS National Safety Council Trainer, and finally Director of Transportation Training as well as the Lead Bus and Simulator Instructor. After retiring from the New York ...
Expert Witness: E-294585
This highly qualified, seasoned stone professional has over 30 years of experience in the stone industry. His skills include geology and stone identification, material sourcing, handling and transporting of fabricated stone, international business, OSHA compliance, business administration and management, as stone forensics. He received his BA from Syracuse University and is an accredited fabricator by the National Stone Institute. He is a member of the National Stone ...
Expert Witness: E-328995
This expert has nearly 30 years of experience in safety management specializing in the maritime and construction industries. After serving with the US Coast Guard for 6 years, he went on to work as a safety engineer for U.S. Marine, Powerwave Technologies, Zee Medical, and PTI. He also served as a forensic investigator for the Maryland Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. He is certified as an OSHA maritime instructor, as well as an authorized OSHA instructor for the ...
Expert Witness: E-311404
This highly qualified expert has over 28 years of waste management operational and safety expertise. He earned his BA in business and managerial leadership from Washington State University and his MBA in managerial leadership from City University of Seattle. He is a FEMA certified disaster management, waste, and transportation program responder. This expert is a member of the Solid Waste Association of North America and the National Industrial Transportation League. He ...

BUS SAFETY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Safety Engineer Evaluates Collision Between Train And School Bus BUS SAFETY Expert Case

…  children who died when a train collided with a school bus. The normal school bus route did not involve crossing over the railroad …  below the normal speed limit for that area. An expert in safety engineering with specific experience in train operations was sought to …

Municipal Shuttle Bus Runs Over Morning Commuter BUS SAFETY Expert Case

Municipal Shuttle Bus Runs Over Morning Commuter

…  a commuter who was run over by a municipal shuttle bus that was en route to a train station around 7:45 am. The commuter was …  died in transit from his injuries. An expert in bus safety was sought to speak to the proper operation of these vehicles as well as …

Passenger in Wheelchair Suffers Serious Injuries Due to Negligent Bus Driver BUS SAFETY Expert Case

…  male plaintiff who suffered extensive injuries after a bus that was chartered by his nursing home in Wisconsin made an abrupt stop. On …  date of the incident in question, the man was riding the bus in order to go to church. The man, who was in a wheelchair, was brought …

Transportation Expert Opines on Trip and Fall Accident During Bus Tour BUS SAFETY Expert Case

…  in Minnesota who was injured while disembarking from a bus. The man was more than 90 years old; he fell and broke his hip when exiting a tour bus type vehicle at the end of the tour. He had a walker with him, and had …

Bus Safety Expert Comments on Fall Caused by Defective Safety Stair BUS SAFETY Expert Case

…  revision surgery. The man frequently rode a certain bus in order to visit his children in another city about an hour’s drive from …  The man claimed that the driver had failed to place a safety step at the bottom of the bus‘s staircase, which had been present during …

Bus Strikes and Kills Woman in Crosswalk BUS SAFETY Expert Case

Bus Strikes and Kills Woman in Crosswalk

…  case takes place in New York and involves a bus operator who struck a woman as she was crossing the street. The bus had stopped for a stop sign at an intersection. After coming to a full stop, the bus made a right hand turn onto the intersecting street. In doing so, the bus …

School Safety Expert Witness Discusses Bus Accident BUS SAFETY Expert Case

School Safety Expert Witness Discusses Bus Accident

…  case involves an accident allegedly caused by a bus driver’s failure to adequately ensure the safety of pedestrians and bus passengers. The bus driver had been serving the …

Child Struck After Exiting School Bus at Unsafe Area BUS SAFETY Expert Case

Child Struck After Exiting School Bus at Unsafe Area

…  case involves a child being injured while exiting a school bus. The plaintiff, a nine-year-old female, lived in a looped development, …  in front of, or as close as possible to, their home. The bus driver, however, chose to let the child off in front of the entrance to the …