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Al Duncan

Al Duncan

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Al Duncan

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Expertise

  • Crash Data Retrieval
  • Forensic Mapping Technology
  • Vehicle Collision Reconstruction
Biography

Aaron (Al) Duncan II, ACTAR, is a vehicle collision reconstructionist with Warren.  Prior to joining Warren, he worked for 23 years as a South Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper to include 10 years as a Multi-Disciplinary Accident Investigation Team (M.A.I.T.) member.  Al is accredited as a Traffic Accident Reconstructionist by The Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction.  He investigated in excess of 1000 vehicle accidents and incidents, as a trooper.  Then, as a member of M.A.I.T. for 10 years, he was involved in over 1000 detailed investigations and collision reconstructions.  Al has testified multiple times in state courts and he has been court qualified as an expert in accident investigation and collision reconstruction.

Al’s work expertise focuses on investigating and reconstructing vehicle collisions involving single and multi-vehicles, animals, pedestrians, motorcycles, heavy trucks, and commercial vehicles. He is also a skilled user of forensic mapping technology and computerized collision diagramming software for collision scene analysis.  Al is experienced in the data download and analysis of airbag black boxes (Crash Data Retrieval Units) in automobiles, pickup trucks, and SUVs.

Al is a member of the South Carolina Association of Reconstruction Specialists (SCARS), the International Association of Accident Reconstruction Specialists (IAARS), and the Blue Knights International Motorcycle Group. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science from Lander University in Greenwood, South Carolina and completed the Law Enforcement Basic Program at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy in Columbia, South Carolina.

Qualifications
B.S. in Political Science
23-year Law Enforcement Career
Certified, Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstructionist (ACTAR)
Current Member, International Association of Accident Reconstruction Specialist (IAARS)
Current Member, South Carolina Association of Reconstruction Specialists (SCARS)
Recent Posts
total_station_fi

Piecing it Together…Traced Evidence

In the field of forensic investigations of traffic collisions, it can be repeated over and over that little things matter. It’s the details that align the facts to describe the event and answer the questions about the crash. Sometimes those details are simple, and they are often overlooked. The damage sustained by a vehicle involved in an […]

Black box inside car

Event Data Recorders and Collision Investigation

Event Data Recorders (EDRs) were first introduced by General Motors (GM) in 1974.   That data was only available to GM; however, since 1994 more and more vehicle EDR’s have recorded data that can be gathered.  The data captured can be imaged and is being used by vehicle manufacturers, law enforcement officers, and collision reconstructionists to […]

Aaron (Al) Duncan II, ACTAR, is a vehicle collision reconstructionist with Warren.  Prior to joining Warren, he worked for 23 years as a South Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper to include 10 years as a Multi-Disciplinary Accident Investigation Team (M.A.I.T.) member.  Al is accredited as a Traffic Accident Reconstructionist by The Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction.  He investigated in excess of 1000 vehicle accidents and incidents, as a trooper.  Then, as a member of M.A.I.T. for 10 years, he was involved in over 1000 detailed investigations and collision reconstructions.  Al has testified multiple times in state courts and he has been court qualified as an expert in accident investigation and collision reconstruction.

Al’s work expertise focuses on investigating and reconstructing vehicle collisions involving single and multi-vehicles, animals, pedestrians, motorcycles, heavy trucks, and commercial vehicles. He is also a skilled user of forensic mapping technology and computerized collision diagramming software for collision scene analysis.  Al is experienced in the data download and analysis of airbag black boxes (Crash Data Retrieval Units) in automobiles, pickup trucks, and SUVs.

Al is a member of the South Carolina Association of Reconstruction Specialists (SCARS), the International Association of Accident Reconstruction Specialists (IAARS), and the Blue Knights International Motorcycle Group. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science from Lander University in Greenwood, South Carolina and completed the Law Enforcement Basic Program at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy in Columbia, South Carolina.

B.S. in Political Science
23-year Law Enforcement Career
Certified, Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstructionist (ACTAR)
Current Member, International Association of Accident Reconstruction Specialist (IAARS)
Current Member, South Carolina Association of Reconstruction Specialists (SCARS)
total_station_fi

Piecing it Together…Traced Evidence

In the field of forensic investigations of traffic collisions, it can be repeated over and over that little things matter. It’s the details that align the facts to describe the event and answer the questions about the crash. Sometimes those details are simple, and they are often overlooked. The damage sustained by a vehicle involved in an […]

Black box inside car

Event Data Recorders and Collision Investigation

Event Data Recorders (EDRs) were first introduced by General Motors (GM) in 1974.   That data was only available to GM; however, since 1994 more and more vehicle EDR’s have recorded data that can be gathered.  The data captured can be imaged and is being used by vehicle manufacturers, law enforcement officers, and collision reconstructionists to […]

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