Traffic Accident Expertise
While determining the cause and circumstances of the occurrence of a certain event, it is necessary to engage the experts who, beside the high level of knowledge in the field that is being analyzed, possess the skills as well. The analysis of the cause and the circumstances of the occurrence of the event in the field of road and urban traffic and transport, is necessary to be analyzed by traffic experts.
Traffic accident expertise is the scientific field which uses the knowledge in medicine, mechanical engineering, psychology and other sciences. Court experts specialized in the field of traffic are engineers or bachelor in traffic engineering.
The results of traffic accident expertise represent a part of the evidence material that is used for reaching the Court decision. Therefore traffic accident expertise has to be done correctly in order for the Court decision to be based on the results of the expertise.
Traffic accident expertise can be done according to the Court order, order of the defense counsel or the prosecutor, order of the other legal entity for determining facts that are important for the further Court process, the parties involved in the Court process or any other legal entity for further business.
Traffic accident expertise can be done in order to determine mistakes of the traffic accident participants, but as well for determining credibility of the traffic accident occurrence, in other words – for detecting and proving fraud in insurance.
As it is written in the Law:’’…Expertise represent expert activities that together with the scientific, technical and other achievements, give to the Court or the other entity in charge for the procedure, necessary expert knowledge that is used during determining, evaluating or clarifying legally relevant facts…’’.