Forensic Engineers and Consultants

Mark Turner

Mark Turner

Mark Turner

ACTAR Phone: 803.732.6600 Cell: 803.830.2376 LinkedIn Download CV

Expertise

  • Tractor Trailer Accidents
  • Vehicle Collision Reconstruction
  • Crash Data Retrieval
  • Forensic Mapping Technology
  • Accident Investigation
  • Accident Reconstruction
  • 3D Scan Imaging
Biography

Mark Turner, ACTAR, is a vehicle collision reconstructionist with Warren. Prior to joining Warren, he worked for 25 years as a South Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper including 10 years as a Multi-Disciplinary Accident Investigation Team (M.A.I.T.) leader (corporal). Mark is accredited as a Traffic Accident Reconstructionist by The Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR). He investigated in excess of 900 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. Mark has testified multiple times in state courts and has been court qualified as an expert in accident investigation and collision reconstruction.

His expertise focuses on the investigation and reconstruction of vehicle collisions involving single and multiple 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. Mark is experienced in the data download and analysis of airbag black boxes (Crash Data Retrieval Units) in automobiles, pickup trucks, and SUVs. He evaluates human factors as they relate to traffic collisions, occupant kinematics as well as vehicle occupant and witness interviews.

Mark is a member of the South Carolina Association of Reconstruction Specialists (SCARS), the International Association of Accident Reconstruction Specialists (IAARS), and the National Association of Professional Accident Reconstuctionists (NAPARS). He completed the Law Enforcement Basic Program at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy in Columbia, South Carolina.

Qualifications
25-year Law Enforcement Career with Multi-Disciplinary Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) Command Experience
National Association of Professional Accident Reconstruction Specialists (NAPARS)
Collision Reconstructionist
Certified, Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstructionist (ACTAR)
Current Member, International Association of Accident Reconstruction Specialist (IAARS)
Experience in Vehicle Accident Investigation, Forensic Mapping, and Event Data Recorders
Current Member, South Carolina Association of Reconstruction Specialists (SCARS)
Recent Posts

The Collision Reconstruction Matrix

It’s mid-January, the high today is 28 degrees with lows in the teens as the Carolinas are in the grip of a Canadian cold front and I’m on call tonight. The phone rings at 3:00 am; yes Sir, three cars with two fatalities, I-85 northbound, yes Sir, on the way. Despite the hurdles that lie […]

Mark Turner, ACTAR, is a vehicle collision reconstructionist with Warren. Prior to joining Warren, he worked for 25 years as a South Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper including 10 years as a Multi-Disciplinary Accident Investigation Team (M.A.I.T.) leader (corporal). Mark is accredited as a Traffic Accident Reconstructionist by The Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR). He investigated in excess of 900 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. Mark has testified multiple times in state courts and has been court qualified as an expert in accident investigation and collision reconstruction.

His expertise focuses on the investigation and reconstruction of vehicle collisions involving single and multiple 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. Mark is experienced in the data download and analysis of airbag black boxes (Crash Data Retrieval Units) in automobiles, pickup trucks, and SUVs. He evaluates human factors as they relate to traffic collisions, occupant kinematics as well as vehicle occupant and witness interviews.

Mark is a member of the South Carolina Association of Reconstruction Specialists (SCARS), the International Association of Accident Reconstruction Specialists (IAARS), and the National Association of Professional Accident Reconstuctionists (NAPARS). He completed the Law Enforcement Basic Program at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy in Columbia, South Carolina.

25-year Law Enforcement Career with Multi-Disciplinary Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) Command Experience
National Association of Professional Accident Reconstruction Specialists (NAPARS)
Collision Reconstructionist
Certified, Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstructionist (ACTAR)
Current Member, International Association of Accident Reconstruction Specialist (IAARS)
Experience in Vehicle Accident Investigation, Forensic Mapping, and Event Data Recorders
Current Member, South Carolina Association of Reconstruction Specialists (SCARS)

The Collision Reconstruction Matrix

It’s mid-January, the high today is 28 degrees with lows in the teens as the Carolinas are in the grip of a Canadian cold front and I’m on call tonight. The phone rings at 3:00 am; yes Sir, three cars with two fatalities, I-85 northbound, yes Sir, on the way. Despite the hurdles that lie […]

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