Expert 2580 is a Consultant and Expert Witness with extensive training, experience and expertise in all aspects of motorcycle operation, function and accident reconstruction. All areas of operation are covered, including: accident reconstruction, operator performance evaluation, mechanical and electrical system malfunction analysis as well as speed determinations from skid/scrape marks, damage evidence, deformation/penetration patterns and other physical evidence. For the last 30 years, Expert Witness testimony offered by Expert 2580 has been accepted at all levels of court jurisdiction including, Federal, State, Local, Arbitration and Criminal Courts as well as International Court venues.
1978 - Present
Provide research and consultation services and expert testimony for the courts through client firms throughout the United States and the world.
1976 - 1986
Chief Executive Officer, Private Company
Managed and directed all operations in New York State licensed franchise motorcycle and snowmobile dealership including: Sales, repair and inspection services for Yamaha, Honda, Harley-Davidson motorcycles, Yamaha, and Ski-Doo snowmobile lines.
Increased sales base from an annual volume of $300,000 to $900,000 within a six-year period.
Developed and increased expertise in assembly, inspection, trouble-shooting and performance evaluation of motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles and related equipment.
Designed, built and modified numerous motorcycle, snowmobile and ATV systems for increased performance, reliability and safety.
Engineered and constructed a motorcycle/ATV racing facility in Belden, NY; received numerous racing awards, including AMA District 3 and NY State Championships.
1969 - 1976
Partner, Service and Repair Shop
Owned and operated independent motorcycle/snowmobile service and repair shop. Maintained, troubleshot, repaired and tested all vehicles encompassing most motorcycle makers, including street, off-road, on/off-road and racing models.
Sold and installed wide variety of accessories and performance equipment for all makes of motorcycles.
1965 - 1976
Quality Control Manager, Private Company
Numerical/computer control technician, supervisor in Final Assembly Dept. Supervisor, Manager in Quality Control Department.
Broome Community College, Binghamton, NY
Instructor: Motorcycle Mechanics
New York Association of County Executives (Coroners), Syracuse, NY
Instructor: Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction and Injury Mechanisms
New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, Syracuse, NY
Instructor: DMV Pilot Program - Motorcycle Safety Project - Operator Training
Onondaga County BOCES and "Stop DWI" Program, Syracuse, NY
Instructor: Motorcycle Accident Investigation and Reconstruction (Police Officers)
Division of Criminal Justice Services (BMP), Rochester, NY
Instructor: Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction (for Police Officers and Instructors)
New York Statewide Traffic Accident Reconstruction Society, Inc., Rome, NY
Instructor: Motorcycle Accident Investigation and Reconstruction
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Certificate: Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction, 1987
George Washington University, Washington, DC
Traffic Accident Analysis and Reconstruction, 1988
Motorcycle Safety Foundation
Certified Instructor, 1982
National Association of Traffic Accident Reconstructors & Investigators
Advanced Accident Investigation Techniques II
Specialty Vehicle Institute of America, Costa Mesa, CA
ATV Instructors Course, 1987
New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, Albany, NY
Motorcycle Inspectors License, 1976 - Current
WERA (Western/Eastern Roadracers Association), Hardesville, SC
Road Racing License
Broome Community College, Binghamton, NY
Continuing Education Program, Mechanical/Electrical Engineering
Airframe & Powerplant Mechanics license, Federal Aviation Administration, 2002
Member: National Association of Traffic Accident Reconstructionists and Investigators
Member: National Association of Professional Accident Reconstruction Specialists
Member: International Association of Accident Reconstruction Specialists
Member: New York Statewide Traffic Accident Reconstruction Society, Inc
Life Member: American Motorcyclist Association, Competition Member
Life Member: Square Deal Riders Motorcycle Club
Recipient: Air Medal with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters, U.S. Army, Vietnam, 1964
Recipient: Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, U.S. Army, Vietnam, 1964