Mike Handy

Mike established PIAS after retiring from the Avon and Somerset Constabulary having served for many years in the field of traffic policing and accident investigation.

He was instrumental in setting up the full time Accident Investigation Unit which he supervised from its inception in 1993 until his retirement in 2000.

In 1997 the Unit received the Chief Constables commendation.


Mike Handy


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Listed below are some of Mike's achievements and qualifications:

  • Traffic Accident Analysis and Reconstruction (Initial Training 1973)
  • Standard Traffic Accident Investigation Training, City & Guilds Certificate (1974)
  • Advanced Traffic Accident Investigation Training, City & Guilds Certificate (1980)
  • Road Accident Investigation for Police Officers City & Guilds Certificate (1980)
  • EDCRASH Computer Analysis of Impact Damage (1985)
  • Authorised instructor and examiner for City & Guilds of London Institute (1984 - 2000)
  • Advanced Reconstruction Course IPTM University of Florida (1991)
  • Reconstruction of Motor Cycle Accidents, University of Florida (1991)
  • Guest lecturer at International Seminar, University of Florida (1993)
  • Grade 1 Police Advanced Driving (1973 - 2000)
  • Traffic Patrol Officers Law and Practice (1973 -2000)
  • Tyre Examination Methods for Police Accident Investigators (1973-2000)
  • Examination and Calibration of Tachographs Recording Equipment (1983)
  • Analysis of Tachograph Charts and Detection of Falsification ( level 4 ) (1984)
  • Lion Intoximeter Roadside Breath Test Equipment Operation (1970-2000)
  • Lion Intoximeter Breath Sample Analysing Equipment Operation (1970-2000)
  • VASCAR and Radar Speed Detection Equipment Operation (1973-2000)
  • The Carriage of Hazardous Loads by Road (1984)
  • Use of Video in Vehicles (1985)
  • Cognitive Interview Techniques (1997)
  • CID Investigation (1987)

Mike is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers



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