Collision Safety Engineering

Jon E. Bready

Jon E. Bready
Jon E. Bready

Jon E. Bready, M.S.M.E., ACTAR has been with Collision Safety Engineering, L.C., since 1988. He has nearly three decades of experience in the reconstruction of traffic crashes of almost all types. He has training and expertise in human factors, photogrammetry, occupant kinematics, seat belt restraint system forensics, automotive crash data recorder and heavy truck engine control module download and use, and vehicle performance. Jon is a commercial drone pilot and provides aerial photography and aerial photogrammetry services. As a senior mechanical engineer, he offers engineering consulting services and has testified in Federal and State courts.

Credentials & Professional Honors

Mr. Bready has a Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He is certified by the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR), and has achieved the Applied Vehicle Dynamics program from SAE. He holds a FAA Remote Pilot Airman Certificate for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (drones).

Society Associations

  • Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
  • National Association of Professional Accident Reconstruction Specialists (NAPARS)
  • National Association of Traffic Accident Reconstructionists and Investigators (NATARI)
  • Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

See Jon's Published Research