Emmanuele et al. v. Anderson Trucking Service, Inc. and Lawford Howell

Plaintiffs' Memorandum of Law in Support of the Admission of DDEC-IV Data into Evidence


Court admitted engine usage data (whether truck tractor's engine was in drive, idle, or off at certain points in time) from the tractor-trailer's Detroit Diesel Electronic Control module (DDEC-IV). The data corroborated other computer evidence and documents that showed how far and how long the truck driver had driven prior to the crash (in violation of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (and also impeached him on this issue since he had lied on his driver's logs, to police in sworn written statements, and at his deposition in the personal injury case).

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Reference Info:Legal Memoranda: Trial Motions | State, 2nd Circuit, Connecticut | United States

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