EXPERT WITNESS SUPPORT FOR CRASH INVESTIGATIONS

TPD has extensive Expert Witness Testimony experience, having worked on over 200 accident cases. Several members of TPD’s staff possess expert testimony experience spanning cases involving Highway Safety, Internal Circulation, Work Zones, Utility Poles, Signals, Lane Marking, Parking, Sight Distance, Pedestrians, School Zones, Detours, Road Closures (short- and long-term), and more.

We are THE accident defense experts who ALSO design, maintain, or supervise construction projects.

EXPERIENCE ON CASES INVOLVING:

WORK ZONE TRAFFIC CONTROL

– Lane closures (short- and long-term)
– Interchanges
– Detours (vehicles and bike / ped)

 

– Night time work zone traffic control
– Flagging operations

HIGHWAY SAFETY

– Highway and bridge design
– Utility pole placement
– Highway lighting
– Highway drainage

– Sight distance
– Clear zones
– Lane marking
– Signage

– On-street parking
– Motorcycles

HIGHWAY AND BRIDGE MAINTENANCE

Sign maintenance / replacement
– Winter maintenance
» Highways
» Bridges
» Traffic signals
» Parking lots

– Repaving
– Pavement rutting
– Pothole repair
– Manholes
– Roadside vegetation management

BICYCLISTS / PEDESTRIANS

– Mid-block pedestrian crossings
– Intersection crossings (signalized and unsignalized)
– ADA

– Blind and visually impaired
– School zones
– Parking lots / parking garages

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT / CONSTRUCTION METHODS

– Contracts / claims / cost estimates
– Responsibilities of project owner / designer / construction manager / construction inspector / contractor

 

TRAFFIC SIGNAL DESIGN, OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE

 

AT-GRADE RAIL CROSSINGS

 

EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES

Parking lot and internal circulation design
– Pedestrian crossings
– Safe routes to school
– School zones

COMMERCIAL ESTABLISHMENTS

Sidewalks
– Bollards
– Internal circulation
– Parking lot design

– Curb stops
– Fire lanes
– Loading docks / zones

EXPERT REPORTS FOR ACCIDENT CASES INCLUDING:

Roadway design
– Traffic signal system design
– Construction management and inspection
– Bridge design and inspection