Mr. Paul Stuart Booth

Mr. Paul Booth began his career with Greater Manchester Police Force and worked within the force for over 30 years before retiring in 2007.  Since his retirement he has worked as an independent Forensic Collision Consultant. 

Paul joined GMP in 1977 and transferred to the traffic unit in 1989.  During this time he gained comprehensive experience of all types of road traffic collisions.  Paul joined the Collision Investigation Unit in November 1997, where he remained until retirement.  The primary purpose of this unit was to provide expert assistance at al fatal and serious collisions and serious vehicle related criminal incidents within the force area.

Paul was authorised to examine and weigh motor vehicles, obtaining further City and Guilds qualifications for police examiners.  He was also authorised to use handheld and time and distance (Vascar) speed detection devices.  He has been instructed in the examination of tyres, in ABS diagnostics and braking systems, supplementary restraint systems (airbags etc), vehicle stability and handling and electronic chassis management systems.

He holds a City & Guilds certificates at levels 2, 3 and 4 in calibration and installation of tachographs including Tachograph chart analysis through Siemans (Lucas Kienzle) and Stoneridge (Veederoot).

Coroners, Crown and Magistrates Courts have accepted Paul as an expert Witness in the field of Collision Investigation and Reconstruction.

If you wish to contact Paul to discuss any matter, please do not hesitate to give us a call on 01388 811003 or email