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Mr. Matthew Meyerhoff

Meyerhoff & Associates, Inc.

1521 West Thomas Road
Phoenix AZ, 85015
US

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Expert Witness on motor carrier safety & compliance w/ emphasis on FMCSR, selection & retention of drivers, driver training, motor carrier driver accident avoidance, driver's logs, etc.
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MOTOR CARRIER STUDIES AND SEMINARS

 Motor Carrier Accident Avoidance – The SALT Institute, Inc. –1998
 Knight Transportation Orientation Course– 1998
 Management & Claims Seminar – GWC – 1996
 Driver Retention – GWC – 1997
 Safety Management & Compliance – BCA – 1995
 Insurance License – State of Arizona – 1995
 OSHA Safety Management Course – BCA – 1994
 FMCSR Hours of Service Seminar – BCA – 1994
 Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – BCA – 1994
 Safety Awareness – BCA – 1994
 CMV Accident Investigation – WNH & Associates – 1994
 Preservation and Presentation of Evidence – WNH & Associates – 1994
 Hazardous Materials (181/126F) – BCA – 1994
 CMV Driver Management – Westward Insurance – 1994
 CMV Road Test Evaluation Seminar – Great West Casualty Company – 1994
 FMCSR Part 382, Controlled Substance and Alcohol Use – Croft Consultants/International Trucks – 1994
 Motor Carrier Safety Management & Compliance – BCA – 1994
 Motor Carrier EAP Seminar – BCA – 1994
 Motor Fleet Safety Supervisor – NATMI - 1998
 Motor Fleet Accident Investigation – NATMI – 1998
 Driver Improvement – San Diego Community College – 1977
 ATA Safety Management Council Western Region –1999
 Forklift Trainer Certification – Management Development –1998
 Fatigue Instructor’s Course, Federal DOT; Presented by American Trucking Association – 1999
 Motor Fleet Safety Course – NATMI – 1999
 ATA OSHA compliance meeting – 1999
 ATA “Fatigue and the Driver” Seminar – 1999
 Bendix Brake School – Allied Signal – 1999
 SATAI Broadside and Trailer Under Ride Staged Testing & Course – 1999
 Speaker – AMTA Council of Safety Supervisors – 1999
 IPTM Tractor/Trailer and Truck Staged Skid Test – 1999
 ATA Safety Management Council Annual Seminar – 1999
 Judge/Official AMTA Truck Driving Championships – 1995 through 2003
 IPTM Commercial Motor Vehicle Crash Reconstruction Seminar – T/T Skid Testing – 2000
 FMCSA/ATA sponsored Fatigue Seminar presented by Dr. Krueger – 2000
 Instructor – Lorman Seminar – “Trucking Litigation and DOT Regulations” – 2001
 Instructor – International Milk Hauler’s Association – “What to Expect During a DOT Audit” – 2001
 Instructor – NSC Southwest Safety Congress – “DOT Audits and FMCSR” - 2001
 Instructor – Lorman Seminar – “Trucking Litigation and DOT Regulations” – 2002
 Instructor – AMTA/FMCSA sponsored Motor Carrier Compliance Workshop – 2002
 Instructor – Arizona Water Co. – “Overview of Regulations and Equipment Inspection” – 2003
 Speaker - Numerous safety meetings for motor carriers on multiple subjects involving FMCSR and accident avoidance


MILITARY SERVICES, EDUCATION & TRAINING

 April 1974 to April 1978

U.S. Navy: Attended Electricians and Electronics Class A, Race Relations, and Defensive Driving Schools. Performed electronic testing, repair and calibration of flight control systems for F-14 and F-4 aircraft. Member of Naval Color Guard and recipient of National Defense Service Medal and Good Conduct Award. Honorably discharged.


EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND

 September 2003 – Present

Phoenix, AZ: Transportation Consultant, Accident Avoidance and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations Instructor, Expert Witness on motor carrier fleet safety and compliance with special emphasis on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, selection and retention of drivers, driver training, motor carrier driver accident avoidance.


 August 1998 to September 2003

The SALT Institute, Inc. – Phoenix, AZ: Transportation Consultant, Accident Avoidance and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations Instructor, Expert Witness on motor carrier fleet safety and compliance with special emphasis on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, selection and retention of drivers, driver training and motor carrier driver accident avoidance.


 May 1995 to August 1998

McKelvey Trucking, Inc. – Phoenix, AZ: Held the position of Director of Safety dealing in all phases of this interstate motor carrier’s operation with heavy emphasis on creating and maintaining company policy, rules and regulations, driver selection and retention, motor carrier accident investigation and claims along with other duties that involved the overall spectrum of this motor carrier’s operations.


 May 1994 to May 1995

Transportation Safety and Compliance Specialists – Phoenix, AZ: Personally represented numerous motor carriers of all types, assisting with creating their company policies, procedures and rules, standards for driver selection and retention, maintenance of equipment on a systematic basis and compliance with all phases of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, Hazardous Materials Regulations, OSHA and other governmental entities.


 January 1993 to August 1994

Jackrabbit Transportation – Phoenix, AZ: Vice President in Charge of Operations with duties which consisted of equipment specifications, driver selection and retention, operating procedures, maintenance of vehicles, operational dispatch procedures and the overseeing of day-to-day operations of this ICC authorized, interstate, irregular route motor carrier.



 June 1990 to January 1993

Arizona Freight Systems – Phoenix, AZ: Over-the-road Owner/Operator, Driver and Assistant Safety Director. This interstate motor carrier operated throughout the Western part of the United States transporting general freight. His safety duties related to driver selection and retention and training of company personnel relative to accident avoidance and compliance with many federal regulations inclusive of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety and Hazardous Materials Regulations.


 June 1978 to June 1990

Carnation Dairies – Phoenix, AZ: Operated a tractor/trailer as an Owner/Operator and other commercial motor vehicles transporting company cargo throughout Arizona, California and other states.


 April 1974 to April 1978 – U.S. Navy: See “Military Service” on page one.


 August 1971 to March 1974

Graybow Daniels Co. – Minneapolis, MN: Worked part-time and full-time loading and unloading motor carrier equipment, operating forklifts and other types of lift equipment and working in the capacity of a delivery driver, shipper and receiver of cargo.


ASSOCIATIONS



 Arizona Motor Fleet Safety Association
 ATA – Safety Member
 AMTA Council of Safety Supervisors – Vice President
 North American Training Management Institute
 Southwest Association of Accident Reconstructionist



COMMUNITY SERVICES


 Cub Scout Leader – 2 years
 Religious Educational Instructor – 2 years
 Little League & Babe Ruth Coach – 10 years
 Former Ahwatukee Little League Board of Directors in charge of Publicity and Community Relations, Safety and Insurance, and Secretary to Board.
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