Steven M. Tuskan

Senior Consultant / NAFI-CFEI, NAFI-CVFI / Phoenix

Background

Mr. Tuskan holds a Master of Technology degree in Industrial Technology from Arizona State University, a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering Technology from Arizona State University, and an Associate degree in Engineering Science from Glendale Community College.

Mr. Tuskan has over 36 years’ experience in the transportation industry. He has a wide range of knowledge gained through positions in fleet operations, manufacturing, and forensic consulting. He specializes in the investigation, analysis, and reconstruction of vehicular incidents involving passenger vehicles, trucks, trailers, motorcycles, pedestrians, and bicycles. His range of expertise also includes construction, agriculture, industrial, and specialized vehicles and equipment. Mr. Tuskan is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI) with the National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI).

Mr. Tuskan has applied his experience, education, and training to incidents involving collisions, fire, maintenance, warnings and instructions, certification of vehicle components, and static, dynamic, and durability testing. Mr. Tuskan is familiar with the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS), Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR), Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Standards, and Industry Practices within the transportation industry. Mr. Tuskan is a current or former member of the SAE, American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), National Association of Professional Accident Reconstruction Specialist (NAPARS), National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), National Association of Trailer Manufacturers (NATM), Trailer Safety Industry Coalition (TSIC), National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA), and the National Association of Fleet Administrators (NAFA). He has testified as an expert witness in state and federal courts throughout the United States.

Education and Certifications

• M.T. – Industrial Engineering Technology – Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
• B.S. – Industrial Engineering Technology – Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
• A.G.S. – Engineering Science – Glendale Community College, Glendale, Arizona
• Crash Data Retrieval (CDR) Technician
• Crash Data Retrieval (CDR) Analyst
• Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI): National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI)
• Federal Aviation Administration Licensed Drone Pilot
• Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator (CVFI): National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI)