WNY Safe Drivers owner and instructor is Jeffrey S. Ely from Arcade, NY. Jeff grew up in Arcade and currently resides there with his wife Joanne. Jeff is a retired Erie County Sheriff's Office Deputy who worked in their Accident Investigation Unit for 15 years. In his role as in the Accident Investigation Unit, Jeff responded to and investigated fatal, serious physical injury and property damage accidents involving cars, motorcycles, commercial motor vehicles, pedestrians, snowmobiles, boats, all-terrain vehicles (ATV's) and utility task vehicles (UTV's). Jeff has been certified as an Accident Reconstructionist and has over 30 years of law enforcement experience. He is also a NYS Certified Snowmobile Safety Instructor and a active member of the Arcade Fire Department.
Jeff is certified by New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services to instruct law enforcement officers and recruits in:
-Accident/Crash Investigation (4 week course)
-Breath Analysis Operator
-Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC)
-Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST's)
Jeff also owns and manages Annscott Consulting Services, a private investigation firm, that offers Crash Investigation/Reconstruction investigations along with a variety of other investigative services.