Accident Reconstruction Engineers
Woodrow M. Poplin, PE
Woodrow M. Poplin, P.E. is President of W Poplin Engineering LLC and a consulting engineer in the areas of accident reconstruction and analysis including heavy vehicle event data recorder (HVEDR) downloads, collision analysis, failure analysis, vehicle accident simulation and airbag control module (ACM) download and analysis. He has designed tie down and lifting components used in trucking transportation. Mr. Poplin received his B.S. degree and M.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and his Master of Engineering degree in Civil Engineering from the University of South Carolina. He is a Registered Professional Engineer and is accredited as a reconstructionist by the Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR #74). During the past 37 years, Mr. Poplin has evaluated over 3400 vehicle accidents approximately 1/3 involving commercial motor vehicles (CMV). He has served as an expert witness on numerous civil cases.
Colby A. Poplin, BSCE
FAA License – Drone
Colby A. Poplin is an Associate Engineer consulting in the areas of accident reconstruction and analysis. While pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering at the Citadel, he worked as a Senior Engineering Technician for W Poplin Engineering. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Citadel and has worked in Geotechnical Engineering prior to returning to W Poplin Engineering. His experience in Accident reconstruction includes vehicle and site inspection, video and drone photography, 3D scanning, event data recorder downloads, analyzing data, CAD drawings, video analysis, simulations and 3D animations. His hobby of riding bicycles and formerly managing a bicycle shop provide him with a unique approach to evaluating bicycle accidents. He will be working remotely out of Greenville, South Carolina which will provide our clients better coverage of upstate South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia.