Mr. Teterus is a forensic scientist and accident reconstructionist specializing in the reconstruction of motor vehicle collisions. He is experienced in vehicle dynamics, vehicle suspension design, and the operation and maintenance of vehicle subsystems, including steering, suspension, braking, and powertrain systems.
Mr. Teterus specializes in collisions involving vehicle performance issues, including suspected component failures and the physical limitations of vehicle performance. He is also experienced in constructing scene diagrams and drawings utilizing computer-aided design software, is certified as a BOSCH Crash Data Retrieval (CDR) technician, and is experienced in documenting evidence utilizing 3D laser scanning. Mr. Teterus relies on his educational background in mechanical engineering to understand the abilities and limitations of modern vehicle performance and vehicle subsystem failures as they apply to accident reconstruction.
Mr. Teterus earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. While at Temple, he designed a suspension system for the University’s Formula Society of Automotive Engineers (FSAE) competition vehicle.
As a motorsport and automotive enthusiast, Mr. Teterus remains current on vehicle design trends and industry innovations. He has gained years of hands-on experience in vehicle maintenance, repair, and performance enhancement through a combination of working for a vehicle performance and repair shop and repairing and enhancing his own vehicles. In addition, Mr. Teterus’ understanding of vehicle behavior at the limits of driver control is enhanced by his driving experience at Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) autocross events.