Introduction

Bicycle, motorbike/motorcycle and quad bike accidents may occur as a result of many factors, such as traffic related issues, faulty manufacturing or problems with paths, roads and bike ways.

The engineering aspects of the bike itself are very important for safety and in order to prevent accidents. The various mechanisms used in the design and build of a bike must adhere to safety regulations and standards to make it roadworthy.

Common causes of bike accidents may include:

  • Human factors
  • Automotive defects
  • Brake failures
  • Engine failures
  • Tyre failures
  • Road design defects
  • Poor engineering design

At the bottom of this profile are brief details of a number of the experts that Expert Experts represents. Call our office to discuss your requirements and to obtain a recommendation that suits your needs and budget.

Expertise in Action

Experts is this field are essential in a wide range of cases to provide opinion on:

  • Accident reconstruction
  • Biomechanical analysis
  • Failure analysis
  • Injury collision

They may also assess:

  • Vehicle handling and safety
  • Vehicle design and engineering

Sample Reports

For some fields of expertise we have some sample sections of de-identified reports. Please contact our office if you are interested in a sample.

Cost

The overall cost of expert opinion depends on the services required. Some of the key factors that affect the cost of advice include:

  • The need for a view or inspection of a location
  • The quantity of documentary material to be reviewed
  • Whether there are reports of other experts to be reviewed and commented on in detail
  • Whether there is a need for conferences with the expert either in person or by telephone/Skype
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Profiles of Experts in Engineering - Bicycle, motorbike, quad bike accidents

Below are short profiles of a few experts with expertise in this field. Please contact our office to discuss your specific requirements and to obtain a recommendation that suits your needs and budget. Expert Experts are experts in finding the right expert for your needs and you pay no more to use Expert Experts than if you searched and found the expert yourself.

  • #ID3450

Engineer – crash investigations, structural impact and stress engineering

ID3450 has over 25 years’ experience and is an expert in vehicle & structural crashworthiness, crash & incident investigations & reconstruction, human injury prevention, crash & laboratory testing, computer simulation of crashes, impacts & injury mechanisms, structural impact and stress engineering.


  • #ID11348

Forensic and Safety Engineer / Road Safety

ID11348 is a highly experienced and skilled expert in the fields of forensic and safety engineering, with over 25 years’ experience in the field. He has provided litigation support and quality expert reports for hundreds of cases.


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