MCMI CAE AMIMI
Mark Hargreaves is a Senior Consultant with the Investigations Group at TRL, specialising in road accident reconstruction and providing consultancy advice.
His role at TRL involves providing consultancy advice in incident investigation and reconstruction, as well as attending road traffic accident scenes and undertaking vehicle examinations on a call-out basis for police forces, legal and insurer clients.
Mark has investigated and reconstructed collisions involving passenger carrying vehicles, large goods vehicles, cars, motorcycles and bicycles, as well as both adult and child pedestrians and has extensive experience relating to the investigation and reconstruction of a range of road collision scenarios.
Mark has completed comprehensive training and holds a City & Guilds of London Institute Certificate in Road Accident Investigation; he has completed the Michelin Tyre Technology course and is trained in forensic bulb examination and the analysis and interpretation of CCTV footage. He also has experience in the examination of seat belts and determining their usage in collisions.
He has considerable experience in dealing with, reporting and managing road traffic collisions and their enquiries being PIP accredited as a road death investigator and assessor, having served as a Police officer for 30 years with an unblemished conduct record.
Mark is a Certificated Automotive Engineer and holds a City & Guilds of London Institute Certificate in Motor Vehicle Examination (Motor Vehicle Construction and Use) relating to all classes of vehicle and tachograph drivers’ hours legislation for both analogue and digital recording systems. He has driving licence categories including motorcycle, rigid and large goods vehicles and holds a police class one driving certificate for cars.
He has experience in Total Station Theodolite and GPS surveying and has trained in 3D Laser Mapping and CAD drawing. He is Nikon Forensic & Collisions photography trained.
He is an experienced expert witness and has prepared written expert reconstruction reports for the Court, compiled joint expert statements and has presented oral evidence at all levels of the judiciary.