Expert Witness

In roads, safety barriers, car parks, paths, and temporary traffic management

Peter has conducted over 4000 road safety audits, risk assessments, and safety assessments, and participated in over 6500. As such, he has steadily built up significant experience as an expert witness.

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Traffic and road safety engineering
  • Construction traffic management
  • Road safety barriers
  • Car park traffic management
  • Road user behaviour / human factors
  • Vulnerable road users and shared paths

Case Topics Practiced

  • Car, bicycle and motorcycle crashes
  • Pedestrian slip / fall / trip (e.g. wheel stops, road kerbs / islands / drains)
  • Electronic advertising at roadside
  • Intersection designs
  • Safety barriers

Court attendance and report type: Federal Court, VCAT, Affidavits and technical reports.
Case origins: VIC / QLD / NSW / SA

PROJECT CONSULTING

VICTORIA

Nagambie Bypass (Hume Freeway – Abigroup 2011-2013)
Geelong Bypass (2010-2013 – Princes Freeway – Various)
South Gippsland Highway Leongatha (CPB 2019-2020)
Pakenham Bypass (2006-2008 – Various)
Hallam Bypass (2006 – Abigroup)
Craigieburn Bypass (2002-2004 – Hume Freeway – Abigroup )
Plenty Road Duplication (2012-2013 – Negri)
Calder Freeway (2009-2011 – Anthony’s Cutting – John Holland)
Kings/Calder Interchange (2012 – BMD)
Calder Freeway Duplication (2007-2009)
M80 Widening (2018-2020 FH)
Westgate Tunnel Project (2018-2022 CPB John Holland)
Chandler Highway Upgrade (2017-2018 Seymour Whyte)
Ravenswood Interchange (2016-CPB)
M1 Widening (2016-Fulton Hogan)
M80 Widening (2016-Fulton Hogan)
Citylink Widening (2015-2016 Leighton)
East-West Link (2014)
Peninsula Link (2010-2013 – Abigroup)
EastLink (2008-2011 – Thiess John Holland)
M80 Upgrade (2011-2014 – Various)
M1 Upgrade (2008-2010 – Various)
Citylink resurfacing (2013-2014 – Transurban)
Williams Landing (2011-2013 – Abigroup)
Stud Rd Duplication, Boronia Rd to Mountain Hwy (2013-2014 – BMD)
Western Highway Duplication: Stage 1 Ballarat (2009-2011 – BMD), Stage 3 (2014 – Beca), Stage 4 Beaufort to Buangor (2015 Lend Lease)
Princes Highway Duplication: Waurn Ponds to Winchelsea (2011-2013 – BMD), Flynn Crk. to Rosedale (2014 – RTL and Thiess), Wurruck to Sale(BMD: 2011-2013 – BMD), Traralgon East (2013-2014 – Hazell Bros.), Rosedale West (2014-2015 – Hazell Bros.)
Dingley Bypass: Stage 1 (2012-2013 – Fulton Hogan), Stage 2 (2014 – Thiess).
Citylink-Tulla Widening (2015 – Leighton)
Melbourne Airport: MLS, Airport Drive (2013-2015 John Holland and Leighton)
St Albans to Werribee Pipeline (2015 – John Holland)

TASMANIA
Midland Highway (2016-2018 – VecShaw)
Brighton Bypass (2012 – VecThiess)

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Urban Superway (2011-2014 – JohnHolland)

NORTHERN TERRITORY
Stuart Highway Duplication, Alice Springs (2019 – Blackcat civil)

WESTERN AUSTRALIA
NW Coastal Highway, Roebourne (2014: City of Karratha)

QUEENSLAND

Cross River Rail (2019-2024 CPB)
Logan Motorway Enhancement (2017-CPB)
ICB Upgrade (2017 – BMD)
Bruce Highway / Boundary Road interchange (2016-BMD)
Moreton Bay Rail (2014-Thiess)
Northern Link (2010-2014: BMD)
Trackstar (2011-2014 – Thiess)
Airport Link (2012 – Thiess John Holland)
Gateway Upgrade (2009-2011 – Abigroup)
Caval Ridge Peak Downs Highway (2013 – Thiess )
Gladstone-Mt Larcon Haul Route (2010 -Gladstone Council)
Glenlyon Road Upgrade (2011 – Gladstone Council)
Ella bay Road (2011 – Ella Bay development authority)

NSW

Parramatta Light Rail (2019-2022 Paramatta Connect)
Sydney Light Rail (2015-2018 Acciona)
Holbrook Bypass (2013 – Abigroup)
TRACA Cable Network (2011-2012 – Thiess)
Sydney East West Tunnel (2010 – Leighton)

PUBLIC TRANSPORT
Dozens of rail grade separation projects (including: Bell to Moreland, Toorak Rd, Bourke Road)

Sydney Metro Early Works (2017-)
Melbourne Metro Early Works (John Holland 2016-)
South Morang to Mernda Rail Extension (2017 – KBR – John Holland)
Regional Rail Link (2011-2014)
Rail Grade Separation: Bayswater (AECOM 2016), Burke Rd at Monash (KBR-JH 2015), Nunnawading (2011), Mitcham Rooks Rd and Springvale (JH 2013-2014)
South Morang Rail Extension (2012 – John Holland)
Approximately 150 tram stops (design and pre/post opening)
Approximately 50 road treatments / intersection remodels for smart bus projects

MINING
Caval Ridge Mine, North Queensland (2013 – Thiess)
Outer Gladstone Haul Route (2010 – Gladstone Council)

INTERNATIONAL
Tanzania: 1500km Route Safety Audit Ministry of Works Training (2014)