Carter Engineering has provided mechanical engineering and accident
reconstruction consulting services to motorcyclists and the motorcycle industry since 1984.
Services include: inspection and analysis of vehicles and components with regard to malfunction, failure, and/or accident causation; accident reconstruction; evaluation of vehicle and component design/function; vehicle testing and analysis; and related expert witness services.
Currently, most of our work at Carter Engineering involves mechanical engineering consulting in regard to motorcycle product liability and general motorcycle accident reconstruction/analysis. Our clients include motorcycle and motorcycle related product manufacturers, insurance companies, motorcycle dealers, government agencies (e.g., NHTSA, USAID) and individual motorcyclists.
Tom Carter is available on a limited basis for consultations on your project. Please contact him today.
Triumph Motorcycles Canada
Triumph Motorcycles America
Harley-Davidson Motor Company
American Suzuki Motor Corp.
KTM North America, Inc.
Husqvarna Motorcycles North America
Husqvarna Motorcycles (Cagiva)
American Honda Motor Co.
Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.
Canadian Kawasaki Motors, Inc.
Yamaha Motor Corp., USA
Yamaha Motor Canada Ltd.
Excelsior Henderson Motorcycle Manufacturing Company
Malaguti Moto S.P.A.
Kymco USA, Inc.
Boss Hoss Motorcycles
Big Dog Motorcycles
Indian Motorcycle Company (Canadian 1998)
Jincheng Motors USA, Inc.
Minneapolis Custom Cycles
Rolling Star, Inc.
United Motors of America
Linmax Motor Group
Logic Motor Corporation, LLC
Castle Motorcycle Manufacturing Inc.
The Illusion Motorcycle Company of America
American Iron Horse, Inc.
Keeway America, LLC
DaeWoo (Korean mopeds)
Southeast Sportswear (importer of mopeds)
Schwinn Motor Scooters
Lehman Trikes (Canada)
Zapworld Electric Scooters
Westinghouse (electric motorcycle development)
Bechtel (USAID) & Government of Thailand (electric taxi conversion project)
Alternative Vehicle Corporation
Electric Motorbike Inc (EMB)
Ohlins Racing AB
S & W Suspension
Michelin North America, Inc.
Hayes Industrial Brake
Arkansas Aircraft Modification Center
National Brake & Alignment Co.
Parr Electrical Co.
Crow Canyon MX Track
NHTSA/U.S. Department of Transportation
Tom Carter is a consulting mechanical engineer and owner of Carter Engineering. He is a lifelong motorcyclist with over 55 years of riding experience on all types of motorcycles both on and off-road. His motorcycle racing career has spanned over 50 years in all types of racing, with the primary focus on off-road racing.
Taking to the open road is still a passion. Read about Tom’s “Emptying Bucket List” of adventures on the blog.
Tom is a licensed professional engineer, holding licenses in Tennessee, Ohio, and Alabama. He graduated from Auburn University with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and from the Air Force Institute of Technology with an M.S. in Aeronautical Engineering.
Tom Carter is a retired military and Vietnam Veteran.