Mechanical Engineer & Tire ExpertMr. Darr is a graduate of Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering. He has education, training, and experience in design, development, testing, and evaluation of mechanical systems. He has extensive experience in the manufacturing and testing of tires.
Mr. Darr’s specific tire experience includes development, manufacturing, quality investigation, race tire preparation and testing of tires at numerous testing facilities. He worked in a tire manufacturing facility as a plant technical engineer where he investigated quality related issues and in a R&D center where he design, developed, tested and analyzed tires. He has visited numerous tire production plants from Goodyear, Bridgestone, Michelin and Continental tire. He has inherent knowledge of the PAX runflat tire system and C3M manufacturing process. He also was responsible for verifying that all standards and regulations were met related to the tire product and the tire pressure monitoring sensors. Mr. Darr has been qualified as a tire expert in Federal court and has completed forensic tire failure analysis on many types of tires (passenger, light truck, radial medium truck, etc) in which he referenced 100’s of publicly available tire related documents. He reviews forensic tire reports from outlying offices along with providing marketing support and giving seminars nationwide.
Additional forensic experience includes vehicle accident reconstruction for passenger vehicles, vehicle component failure analysis and insurance fraud/consistency evaluations. Mr. Darr evaluated traffic signal timing relating to intersection collisions. Mr. Darr provided services in product and material failure analysis, cause analysis of plumbing failures, mechanical equipment and machinery failures, nondestructive examination and testing, product design and assessment of conformance to government, corporate, industry, safety and international standards.
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Brian Darr’s article, How to Get the Most Traction on Your Tire Failure Case, was featured in Subrogator Magazine.