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The California Code of Regulations, Section 463.5 requires Professional Engineers to provide clients Notice of Licensure.  Toby L. Gloekler is licensed by the Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, License #C60623.

Biography of Toby L. Gloekler, P.E.

Mr. Toby L. Gloekler holds a B.Sc. in civil/structural engineering from the University of California at Berkeley , College of Engineering and is a Registered Professional Engineer and Disaster Services Worker in the State of California .  He is a retired police officer of fifteen years during which time he concentrated on automobile accident and crime scene investigation/reconstruction and testified as an expert in criminal and civil courts.  He has investigated over 3000 traffic accidents as both a first responding law enforcement officer and later as a forensic engineer.  Mr. Gloekler is the founder of Collision Reconstruction Engineers Inc., where he specializes in traffic collision reconstruction for clients throughout the United States .  He has instructed “Low-Speed Impacts: Investigation, Reconstruction and Determination of Injury Mechanisms,” “Speed Determination from Collision Damage (CRUSH),” and “Computer Assisted Traffic Accident Reconstruction” for the University of California Riverside Extension .  He is a qualified expert witness in all areas of traffic accident and collision reconstruction and occupant injury potential, and has testified in excess of 100 times.  He has authored several papers, including “Principles of Reconstructing Traffic Accidents,” published in the California Engineer, “Acceleration Factors and Maximum Speeds Under Conditions of Idle Acceleration,” published in the Accident Investigation Quarterly, “Validation of a Motor Vehicle Accelerometry System,” (in review), and “Acceleration Testing,” published in the California Association of Accident Reconstruction Specialists (CA2RS) newsletter Skidmarks, Issue 11, Fall 2000.  Mr. Gloekler conducts ongoing research in his field, including instrumented human volunteer low-speed crash testing and instrumented high-speed crash testing.  Mr. Gloekler has provided volunteer technical support to law enforcement agencies, including the California Highway Patrol MAIT Golden Gate Division, the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the Oakland Police Department Traffic Division, the Walnut Creek Police Department, and the Davis Police Department.  Mr. Gloekler assisted in establishing the 2005 Law Enforcement Fatal Incident (LEFI) Protocol presented to the Members of the Contra Costa County Police Chiefs’ Association in which the qualifications for Collision Investigation Specialist were established.  Mr. Gloekler is certified by the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstructionists (ACTAR) and has instructed ACTAR accreditation exam review courses.  He is a member of several professional organizations, including the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), the Structural Engineers Association of Northern California (SEAONC), California Association of Accident Reconstruction Specialists (CA2RS), and is a life member of the University of California at Berkeley Alumni Association.

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