Biographies

After a collision, turn to a team you can trust when you work with Rudy Degger & Associates, Inc. Our accident reconstruction professionals in the San Francisco Bay Area, CA, offer a series of services for clients throughout the region. Our owner, Rudy Degger, is available to take on jobs with the latest tools and technology in the industry today.                                                                     

Certifications

Accredited by ACTAR (Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction) Since 1993

Professional Affiliations

Governing Board of Directors (GBOD) of ACTAR from 2001 to 2008
GBOD (Founding Member) of CAARS (California Association of Accident Reconstruction)

Employment

Richmond P.D.: 1974 to 1975
Contra Costa Sheriff’s Office: 1975 to 1995
Various Colleges & Other Teaching Centers: 1987 to Present
Rudy Degger & Associates, Inc. (RDA, Inc.): 1995 to Present

Work History

Police: Rudy has completed investigation and reconstruction of more than 1300 traffic crashes. Rudy served as a Sergeant supervising the Injury and Major Prosecution Accident Call-out Team (IMPACT) from 1987 to 1995.

RDA, Inc.: Rudy performs reconstruction of more than 2,000 traffic crashes. He has testified as an expert more than 200 times in State and Federal Courts in California and Nevada in cases involving civil litigation, insurance claims, and criminal prosecution.

Instructor

Rudy has taught a number of traffic crash reconstruction courses at Los Medanos College, Sacramento City College, Los Rios Community College, the University of California at Riverside, and at the Law Enforcement Training Center in Contra Costa County

Publications

Books
Traffic Accident Investigation Reconstruction Level & Traffic Accident Investigation, Intermediate Level.

Papers
The Crush Guide: The Practical Application of Crush
The Application of Momentum & Energy Principles in Motor Vehicle Accidents
Calculating Impact Speeds Using Conservation of Energy.

Products
The Accident Reconstruction Calculator: Software Sold Commercially
DBD Crush JigTM: Sold Commercially

Contact us to work with our accident reconstruction professionals for your services or current CV. Our team is available to work with clients throughout the Northern California, Greater Sacramento, and San Francisco Bay Areas.