Commercial Motor Vehicle Compliance: Quality Matters

Advice for commercial motor vehicle inspectors to live by Although I’ve started a new job, Commercial Motor Vehicle Compliance is not new to me. I’ve moved on to the next phase in my life since retiring from state law enforcement after 31 years in the commercial motor vehicle enforcement field. However, I did not stray very far from what I’ve … Read more…

Compliance training for CSI experts

Garrison and Harrison attend training at GMTA headquarters Our CSI compliance experts John Harrison and Jody Garrison attended training in October 2013 at the GMTA headquarters for the North American Transportation Management (NATMI) Certified Director of Safety Program. Constant training is a must for our compliance experts. … Read more…

Is Your Company Ready for the Next Lawsuit?

by John E. Harrison Since I retired from the motor carrier safety enforcement community in 2011, I’ve taken on the mission of crash analysis and regulatory compliance for the motor carrier industry. Immediately following retirement, I joined a highly reputable accident reconstruction firm. I went to them with a personal and professional goal to work on trucking defense cases so … Read more…

Advanced Training for CSI Experts at Northwestern

Collision Specialists, Inc. (CSI) is proud to announce that two of its crash experts, Senior Accident Reconstructionist Shane Keller (right) and Commercial Vehicle Specialist John Harrison (left) recently completed a comprehensive class on Heavy Vehicle Event Data Recorders (EDRs). The 40-hour course was offered by Northwestern University’s Center for Public Safety (NUCPS) at their main campus in Evanston, Illinois.  With thousands of former students … Read more…

Police Accident Reports Not Enough for Determining Fault

The president of Collision Specialists Inc., Jeffrey Kidd, spoke to a Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) subcommittee of the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC) recently regarding whether or not police accident reports are reliable in determining fault in trucking accidents. According to the accident reconstruction specialist, “[p]olice accident reports are not reliable enough to determine who’s at fault in truck crashes.” … Read more…

Accident Reconstruction of Commercial Motor Vehicles

CSI President gives presentation in Washington DC Congratulations to Jeff Kidd, Collision Specialists, Inc., who spoke in Washington, DC for the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Commitee- Subcommittee on Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA). Washington and Jefferson Rooms, 2nd Floor 8:45 – 9:45 AM. Presentation: Accident Reconstruction of CMV. Great JOB! … Read more…