Forensic Accident Investigation Services is a company founded by David Letall Price.

David holds a Bachelor of Technology (Honours) degree in Materials Science and Technology and is a full Member of the Institute of Traffic Accident Investigators (ITAI).  He was one of the 11 founding members of the Institute.

He was employed by the UK Forensic Science Service, first at their Aldermaston laboratory and later at their London laboratory as their lead investigator into vehicle component failures.

In early 2002 he joined TRL’s Investigations group as a Principal Consultant.

At the end of 2006 he left TRL to launch Forensic Accident Investigation Services.


David Price has been instrumental in the DVSA (VOSA, DfT) UK recall and/or investigation of thousands of vehicles, including:

  • Dunlop Tyres (delamination)
  • Hyundai (rear suspension)
  • Ford (seat belts)
  • Sanderson (rear suspension)
  • Kässbohrer/Setra coaches
  • Motor racing seat collapse (this led to an RAC Motorsport rule change)
David Price - FAIS