Doug has spent most of his professional career around just about every conventional vehicle manufactured, from automobiles to buses to 50-ton recovery wreckers. He spent eight years as an engineer for Bendix Friction and was involved in reviewing contract specifications for Ford, Chrysler and General Motors vehicles for specific friction material applications, product design and plant start-up. A future engineering position had him providing engineering support for the manufacturer of steering columns for Nissan automobiles.
He was Operations Director for the Marsh Bus Company, which operated highway, transit and school buses, and he was a heavy vehicle operator for Capital Transcorp, providing contract-trucking services in New York. As a heavy vehicle recovery and towing technician for two different companies, he not only has operated a variety of recovery equipment, but he’s also provided on site analysis. He specialized in heavy truck accidents.
Douglas is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of New York.