The Crooked World of Staged Accidents

Program Aired: September 9, 2021

Staged accidents aren't new, but in recent years, perpetrators have begun more actively targeting commercial trucks because they tend to have larger dollar signs associated with them. This issue not only affects the targeted carriers, but is raising insurance rates industry wide and encouraging new criminals to enter the market. While the deck has historically been stacked against trucking companies, there are ways you can protect your fleet. 

Join this webinar to learn not only how pervasive staged accidents are, but how motor carriers should approach accident investigation to better protect their fleet. 

And this will give you and your business these great takeaways: 

  • - Discover how criminals are targeting trucking companies and what you can do about it   
  • - Learn from investigative experts how they analyze an accident  
  • - Understand how to improve accident investigation in your safety program for any type of accident   

Brought to you by:


Jim Angel

VP, Video Telematics, EROAD

Jim Angel has over 20 years of experience in transportation. From driver to fleet owner, Jim has held a variety of hands-on positions that have helped him truly understand the trucking business from the inside out. Jim also has experience as Director of Safety & Compliance and stays involved with several trucking and safety associations. Now as VP of Video Telematics, Jim continues to help fleets leverage technology to ultimately increase safety and productivity. 

Shawn Currie

Senior Highway Accident Investigator, NTSB

Shawn Currie has over 26 years of experience in public safety, emergency management and investigative experience. Currently for the National Transportation Safety Board, where he has worked for over 5 years as a Senior Highway Accident Investigator, specializing in Motor Carrier Factors, Shawn independently investigates selected regional highway accidents and helps provide technical assistance in motor carrier operations, safety practices and compliance with regulations. 

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