Scientific and practical journal
Automotive and Road expert evaluation
Scientific and practical journal
Automotive and Road expert evaluation
About the journal
Dear Readers!

We bring to your attention the journal "Automotive and Road expert evaluation" of the Moscow Automobile and Road Construction State Technical University (MADI).
The journal is a periodical scientific and practical publication, the main task of which is to provide an opportunity for specialists to exchange experience, discuss the problems of expert activities in the automotive and road sector and conduct a joint search for ways to solve them.
The main goal of the publication is to improve expert activities in the Russian Federation, improve the quality of expert services in the road and road industry and the qualifications of specialists, as well as provide them with the necessary regulatory and approved methodological information.
The pages of the journal are supposed to publish the most interesting and significant scientific and applied and scientific and methodological developments, which will cover such areas of expert activity of the automobile and road industry as: auto technical expertise; examination of construction, municipal, agricultural, road-building equipment; road construction expertise; expertise in customs; road safety expertise; other expertise related to the automotive and road construction industry.
The journal will present the results of these expert works, methods developed by specialists for conducting such studies, as well as topical problems associated with the regulatory framework for the production of forensic examinations in the Russian Federation and proposed ways to solve them.
Due to the growing demand for expertise in the automotive and road industry and the lack of such periodicals, the journal will become a platform for developing advanced innovative approaches, and will also contribute to strengthening scientific ties. The publications of the journal may be of interest to both specialists, experts, lawyers, lawyers, judges, and other persons directly related to the appointment and production of forensic examinations in the Russian Federation.
Addressing the readers, I would like to emphasize that the editorial staff of the journal hopes for close cooperation with the readers.
We are waiting for your responses to the published articles and will try to do everything to be as useful to you as possible.

Best wishes and best regards,

editor-in-chief of the journal D.B. Efimenko

Editorial team:
Efimenko Dmitry Borisovich - Chief Editor (Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Acting Rector of MADI);
Karelina Maria Yurievna - Deputy Editor-in-Chief (Doctor of Technical Sciences, Doctor of Ped. Sciences, Professor, Head of the Machine Parts and Mechanism Theory Department, Vice-Rector for Research, MADI).

Members of the editorial board:
Benevolensky S.B. (Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Professor of the Department of Machine Parts and Mechanism Theory);
Woolman N.N. (Head of the forensic examination department of ANO SOYUZEKSPERTIZA CCI RF);
Demyanushko I.V. (Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Structural Mechanics, MADI);
Ivanov A.M. (Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department "Automobiles", MADI);
E. V. Kotlyarsky (Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Professor of the Department of Road-Building Materials);
Malakhov A.Yu. (Candidate of Technical Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of Technologies of Structural Materials, Head of the Expertise Department of TsADI, MADI);

Polygalova O.A. (Deputy General Director of ANO SOYUZEKSPERTIZA);
Petrova L.G. (Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Technologies of Structural Materials, MADI);
Talalay V.V. (senior lecturer of the "Road-building materials" department).

Vinogradova V.V. - executive Secretary.

Members of the technical editorial board:
Vinogradov B.A. - scientific editor;
Alekseeva M.Yu. - technical editor, computer layout;
Saprykin A.Yu. - Web Designer.
  1. Autotechnical expertise.
  2. Examination of road construction equipment.
  3. Road construction expertise.
  4. Forensic technical expertise. Legal support.
  5. Discussion Platform.
  6. Information for experts.
The scientific and practical journal "Automotive and Road expert evaluation" was founded by the Moscow Automobile and Road Construction State Technical University (MADI) and ANO "SOYUZEXPERTIZA" of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation in 2021.
The journal is published four times a year (once every three months).
The journal is published in electronic and printed versions.
The circulation of the printed version is 500 copies.
Format 60x84 / 8.
Information for authors
Journal News
In March 2022, a new issue of the journal 1(2)/2022 was published, which you can find on our website in the "Issues" section.

The editorial office opens a new section of the magazine "Discussion Platform".
The editorial board of the journal informs you that a new section "Discussion Platform" will be launched on the pages of our journal, where you will be able to express your positive or negative opinion (judgment) regarding any topic (problem) considered within the framework of published articles.
A discussion is a dialogue during which its participants try to come to a common opinion, to reach an agreement on any issue.
Sometimes a dispute may arise during the discussion of a problem, but the purpose of the discussion is not to defeat the enemy and impose one's opinion, but to find the most optimal solution, compromises, and the development of new ideas.
Discussion is often considered as a method that activates the process of studying a complex topic, theoretical and scientific problem.
It will be very important for us to know your opinion about the published materials in the journal, as well as to familiarize other readers of our journal with it.
The text of the message does not have to be designed in accordance with the rules for the design of articles for the journal. You can simply forward it to the journal's email address , and it will definitely be published in the next issue. If you wish, this message can even be published anonymously.
We are waiting for your full-fledged articles for the magazine and messages to the "Discussion Platform" section!


The presented material (paper) should correspond to the main subjects, to be original, not previously published in other publications. Edited and proofread by the author. The editors reserve the right to check the text for plagiarism. The originality of the text should be 70% or more.

The scientific article should contain 8-15 pages in A4 format, portrait orientation, Times New Roman font, color - black, font size - 14; interval - 1,5, field 2.5 cm on all sides. References are to be cited in brackets within the text. Example [1, p. 5]. Pagination is not affixed.

The presence of figures (no more than 8), formulas (no more than 15) and tables is allowed only in cases where a process cannot be described in textual form. Figures should be clear, black and white. The text in the figures must be readable. Formulas are typed in the formula editor (Microsoft Equation, Mattype). Insertion of formulas in the form of images is not permitted.

Scientific articles structure is as follows: Title, Abstract, Keywords, Main text (must have an introductory part), the data on the methodology of research, an experimental part, a conclusion and references.

In the upper left corner you must specify the UDC (

Page orientation of the article should be a book.

Title of the article: First name, patronymic, family name of the author (s) without abbreviations, academic degree, title, position, name of the institution or the scientific organization, with postal address and index, in which the work was done, e-mail of the author (s) (in Russian and English).

Abstract. It describes the goals and objectives of the research and its practical application (in Russian and English). The text of the annotation should not contain the title of the article.

Keywords. A set of keywords has to include the concepts and terms mentioned in article, and confirming relevance and novelty of the discussed researches and their results (3-5 words and phrases) (in Russian and English).

Introduction. In the introduction, the relevance of the study is formulated, the value of scientific evidence in theory and practice.

Main part. It must occupy a central place in your article by size. The main part should contain methodology of research, the content of experiment its analysis, synthesis, and an explanation of data or comparison of theories. If the article is theoretical, the thoughts and ideas that will be further analyzed must be stated.

Conclusions and recommendations. This section sums up the results of scientific research. The conclusions should logically correspond to the tasks stated at the beginning of the article.

References (References). References in Cyrillic script shall be in accordance with GOST 7.1-2003. In Latin script, references are made in accordance with international standards (

The composition of the sources should be relevant and contain at least 8 articles from scientific journals not earlier than 10 years, 4 of them - not earlier than 3 years. Among the sources, there should not be more than 20% that were written or co-written by the author himself. When selecting the source it is recommended to consider its availability. It is desirable to have access to the texts of the Internet. References should contain at least 10 sources.

Articles must be signed, contain a review signed and stamped by the reviewer and information about the author (s). The information about the author can specify the number of scientific publications in journals and books (number of books, monographs, teaching aids published in this area). Articles are to be sent in by regular post or e-mail or delivered directly by the author to the publisher, 405н. Registered letters and parcels will not be accepted. Letters rejected by the publisher shall not be returned to sender.

Articles written by graduate students are published free of charge.

The Editorial office encourages authors to subscribe to the magazine in advance.

More information and a sample of an article is posted on the website MADI in the "Vestnik of MADI" section.


Foreign standards do not incorporate the use of the sign // and - (dash) between the year and the page number, and if the Russian-language bibliographic description does not list all the authors (written "and others."), references that specify all the authors are required.
1. Articles from Russian-language journals and books, conference proceedings:
Articles from journals:
Bochcarev I.A., Fedorov I.I. (All last names are written in the beginning of the reference in regular font) (name of article is not included) Vestnik (title of the journal in italics)2016, no. 9, pp. 2-8 (year, number, pages with a lowercase letter, regular font, separated by commas).
Articles from a collection of works:
Bochcarev A.I., Fedorov I.I. (All last names are written in the beginning of the reference in regular font) (name of the article is not included) Problemy prava (the name of the collection in italics), Sbornik statei, Moscow (place of publication is to written in English, rather than in Russian, using English letters), 2016, pp. 7-12. (Place of publication, year, pages with a lowercase letter, regular font, separated by commas).
Articles from conference materials:
Bochcarev I.A., Fedorov I.I. (All last names are written in the beginning of the reference in regular font) (name of the article is not included) Materialy Mezhdunarodnoi konferentsii "Strategicheskoe upravlenie i controlling", Moscow, 2016, pp. 108-104.
Article from online resources:
Bochcarev I.A., Fedorov I.I. (All last names are written in the beginning of the reference in regular font) (name of the article is not included) Electronny zhurnal "Trudy MAI", 2016, no. 54, available at: http // www / mal / ru / science
2. Books, book chapters:
Bochcarev I.A., Fedorov I.I. (All last names are written in the beginning of the reference in regular font) Obespechenie nadezhnosti system (book title in Latin letters in italics) (Ensuringthe Realiability of system) (in brackets Roman font name in English translation), Moscow (place of publication Roman font in English), Progress 2018, 215, p. (If the article is given, the specified page: pp. 6-12).
3. Patents:
Bochcarev I.A., Fedorov I.I. Patent RU 2230870 C2, 20.06.2004.
4. Standards:
Shum. Obshchie trebovaniya bezopasnosti, GOST 1210033-76 (Neise. General safety reguirements, State Standart 1210033-76), Moscow, standarty, 1992, 9 p.
5. Regulations:
O merakh gosudarstvennoy podderzhki. Posyanovlenie pravitelstva Rossiiskoi Federatsii ot 09.04.2010, № 218 (On Measures of State Support. Decree of Russion Federation of 09.04.2010 no. 218), Moscow, 2010.
6. English sources are cited in the original language in full:
Sooper L.P. Status of advanced for space-baced orbital transfer vehicle, Acta Astronautica, 2018, no. 5, pp. 515-518.
Sooper L.P. Status of advanced for space-baced orbital transfer vehicle, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2018, 245 p.

Articles that aren’t written according to the requirements are not accepted.



1. Articles published in the magazine, are subject to mandatory internal review. An external review by the author is allowed, but can not substitute the internal review.
2. Review of articles is carried out free of charge.
3. Articles of the Members of the Russian Academy of Sciences are not subject to internal review. The same refers to informational materials about scientific events, surveys, reviews, and reviews of published scientific works.
4. The article is included in the register within three days after it reached the editor. After verification of the subject areas of the article to these of scientific journal, appliance of technical requirements to the design and structure of the article, the e-mail is sent to the author which notify that the process of consideration and reviewing started. In case the articles content is inappropriate to journals scientific subjects an e-mail with founded refusal is sent to the author. In case the technical design of the manuscript is inappropriate the author is asked to change it and to send the article again.
5. The reviewer is appointed by the chief editor or the executive secretary from among the members of the editorial board, as well as scientists, not members of the editorial board with a doctorate degree (as an exception - the candidate) in the scientific field corresponding to the article’s content.
A member of the editorial board cannot be a reviewer of the article if it is submitted in collaboration with him. Reviewers of articles submitted by a graduate students, doctoral candidates, degree applicants cannot be the supervisors (scientific advisors) of the graduate student, doctoral candidate or applicant.
6. Review time - 7 to 30 days from the moment the article is received by the publisher.
7. The internal review is done confidentially. Information about the reviewers is not disclosed to the author.
8. Articles are sent to the reviewer by e-mail or delivered in person in printed form. The reviewer is warned that the article is intellectual property of the author. Disclosure or other use of the contents of the article prior to its publication, coping of it for personal use, the transfer of the article to another reviewer without the permission of the chief editor or executive secretary is strictly forbidden.
9. The author is informed of the internal review results by e-mail.
10. Upon the written request by the author (s) electronic copies of negative reviews are sent to him by e-mail without specifying the names of the reviewer.
11. The author is informed by e-mail on comments and recommendations on the article and is also notified of a specific re-submission date of the article. Upon re-submission, it is sent to the same reviewer.
12. Upon receiving a negative review, the author has the right to give a written founded response to comments made by the reviewer and apply for another review by another specialist. Another reviewer can be assigned after the Editorial Board receives the author’s written request. In the event of a second negative review, the author is sent a copy of the review and a notice of rejection.
13. Articles which get positive reviews are considered by the editorial board of the journal. After that a final decision is made whether to include the article in the current or any subsequent issues of the journal. If the final decision is positive; the author receives a notification containing publication dates, in the event of a negative decision an founded refusal.
14. The original reviews are kept by the publisher for five years from the date of publication of the article.
15. Copies of the reviews are submitted to the Higher Attestation Commission on demand.


1. The review should include:
  • A list of the positive qualities of the manuscript.
  • A list of the shortcomings of the manuscript.
  • The overall assessment of the manuscript and a recommendation for the editorial board.
2. Don`t forget to pay attention to the methods, data base, main points, interpretation of results, bibliography and other key components of the manuscript.
3. At the end of the review a recommendation for the publishers should be pointed out:
  • Publish material.
  • Publish material after processing, which can be done by the editors.
  • Publish material after processing, which can be done by the author.
  • Send article for another review.
  • Reject the manuscript.
4. If the "Publish the material after processing ..." recommendation is selected, please specify which changes (requirements for this article) are required from the point of view of the reviewer, and which can be considered as suggestions.
5. Volume of the review – At least one page of text.
6. Review must be signed and stamped.
Note: Articles written by Academicians are accepted without review. The supervisor of the dissertation cannot be a reviewer.

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