Expert Witness Biography

Darryl Fennell is an expert in student transportation with over 20 years of experience in school bus operations, logistics, and safety. He applies his expertise to forensic casework involving personal injury disputes related to the safe transport of public and private school students. The scope of his investigations includes hiring practices, bus driver actions, student safety, and fleet management issues.

Darryl is the Executive Manager of Transportation for Wayne Township Public School District, where he oversees the safe, efficient and on-time transportation for the district’s 3,000 students including all special education and non-public students. He manages a staff of over 100 employees and oversees the maintenance of the district bus fleet and equipment. Prior to working for Wayne Township Public School District he worked for Laidlaw Educational Services as a Branch Manager for the Northeast School bus Division. His leadership skills are reflected in his consistent commitment to provide safe, efficient, and cost effective transportation. He is the former Manager of the Department of Public Works for the City of Englewood supervising all aspect of the daily operations.

Darryl is recognized as a Certified Public Works Manager by the Public Works Association of New Jersey. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the School Transportation Supervisors Association. Daryl has completed relevant training in driver development and training, vehicle maintenance, and transportation operations. He also maintains an active Commercial Driver’s License.