Mr. Grieveson’s career in accident investigation began in 1980 when he became a full time member of a police accident investigation unit. He quickly gained basic and advanced accident investigation training to City & Guilds standard and was a fully active member of the unit.
Whilst serving in the accident investigation unit, for a period of 10 years, he dealt with all aspects of transport related matters, which encompassed numerous fatal, serious and emergency service vehicle accidents, and driver / vehicle offences. Throughout this period he gained experience in attended Coroner, Crown and Magistrate Courts.
A longstanding interest in mechanical matters resulted in further City & Guilds qualifications in vehicle examination and numerous diplomas in vehicle examination encompassing detailed knowledge of tyres, brakes (air & hydraulic), vehicle construction and usage, tachographs etc.
He gained the Institute of Road Transport Engineers Certificate, whilst studying at college following a successful examination and qualified with a certificate of professional competence to a transport manager level. His s interest in driving resulted in advanced driving certificates for motorcycles and cars and HGV class 1 and PCV licences, which are current.
Following his retirement from the police force in 1990 he formed ‘Grieveson Partners' an accident investigation and reconstruction practice and quickly gained a variety of customers, becoming the area representative for a large insurance company covering the north of England. His duties consisted of a wide range of Accident Investigation, Insurance and Litigation matters.