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  1. Club run crash

    leads to greater risk. It is sensible to keep your hands on the hoods and to position yourself slightly ... & Gordon. Occasionally, we are instructed by cyclists injured in a pile up. Whether ... riding two abreast with 20 other cyclists, 15cm from the rear wheel of his fellow rider when he struck ...

    cotterell - 19 May 2017 - 11:53

  2. Horse Sense

    there were 133 recorded horse rider casualties in 2011, including four fatalities. There are, of course ... to others on the highway. Road users should understand the particular vulnerability of riders and horses ... and behave courteously towards them at all times. Horses have the potential to be easily spooked by other ...

    rachelhutchinson - 19 May 2017 - 11:53

  3. When green means wait

    came the other way before I was through. What would be the legal position if I had been hit by one ... and allow the cyclist to pass. The leading case illustrating the duty of a motorist in this situation ... where phasing is often short. If I were instructed by an injured cyclist in this situation, I would ...

    cotterell - 19 May 2017 - 11:53

  4. Pothole payout delay

    contact me in due course. Is this just delaying tactics, or do I simply have to accept that their insurers ... will contact me ‘in due course’? Andy Armstrong As far as the law on potholes is concerned, the council ...

    cotterell - 19 May 2017 - 11:53

  5. Cyclists dismount

    Cyclists might have to use other parts of the carriageway, a temporary cycle track, or an alternative ... to ignore such instructions.’ The legal status of a ‘cyclists dismount' sign depends on the type ... of sign. Where there is a ‘cyclists dismount' sign with a bicycle in a red circle, the instructions ...

    Julie Rand - 19 May 2017 - 11:53

  6. Driver is claiming against me

    as cattle, ass, mule, sheep, pig, goat or dog)… or (iii) to any other property… (2) The driver must stop and, ... 170 does not apply to cyclists (or pedestrians) who may cause a collision. There is, of course ... cause to other road users, impossible to police, and would result in a significant reduction of cycle ...

    CyclingUKvolunteer - 10 Apr 2018 - 14:44

  7. Après l’accident

    in France or other EU countries. It is possible to issue court proceedings in this country and arrange ... local handling agents who will instruct lawyers based in the UK. Issues with both liability and quantum ...

    cotterell - 19 May 2017 - 11:53

  8. I was knocked off my bike- what shall I do next?

    in this situation, you would need to establish that the other party was at fault or was negligent in their actions, ... well in terms of your position. Other evidence will then be required to determine the extent of your ... The other matter in most people’s minds is how they will afford to pursue a claim. The usual rule ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 25 Jun 2018 - 09:54

  9. Woof justice

    crashed as a result of a dog running off its lead into the path of the cyclist? What redress would ... not let a dog out on the road on its own. Keep it on a short lead when walking on the pavement, road ... Others, like the example above, do not carry the same legal weight but can be relied upon in civil ...

    cotterell - 19 May 2017 - 11:53

  10. Flooded roads

    for cyclists and other road users. Tyres are more likely to lose traction and it is difficult to see hazards ... system? The leading authority on this is the 1968 case of Burnside v Emerson, considered by the celebrated ... There was evidence that the other car must have been travelling at approximately 50mph at the time of collision; its ...

    cotterell - 19 May 2017 - 11:53

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