Qualifications

Master of Science – (Collision Investigation) awarded by Teesside University 2010.

City and Guilds qualification in Police Forensic Collision Investigation – to determine speeds of vehicles from marks left on the road surface and to scientifically reconstruct collisions in order to determine their cause.

Trained by the Road Accident Investigation Service of Australia in the specialist field of road collisions involving pedestrians and pedal cycles.

Trained to identify and determine faults within tyres and the properties and characteristics of tyres by Michelin UK Ltd.

Trained in the operation and application of Anti Lock Braking Systems, Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems.

Trained in the use of computerised surveying and drawing packages for accurately measuring and recording collision scenes in order to produce scale drawings.

Trained in scene photography.

Trained to advanced level in the downloading, examination and analysis of data stored in Siemens VDO Data Recording Systems.

City and Guilds Level II – Drivers’ Hours Recording Equipment – Examination and Calibration Techniques, Tachograph Chart Analysis and Enforcement Regulations.

Authorised as an approved user of AI Damage software, a specialist computer program used to determine changes in velocity (Δv) of vehicles from crush damage.

Trained in Road Safety Audit.

Frequently presented evidence at Coroners, Civil and Criminal Courts and accepted as an expert witness.

Holds vetted status on the UK Register of Expert Witnesses.