Tour de France 2011
Who are BL Claims Solicitors
BL Claims Solicitors specialise in personal injury, clinical negligence and travel claims, providing our clients with hands-on support, nationally.
We are rated as one of the top firms in the UK and believe in speaking to our clients in jargon-free language and ensuring you're speaking to a highly qualified lawyer right from the outset
Mark Cavendish who has been the winner of 15 stages in the last three years and a survivor of two nasty crashes last season believes you have to put the risks of cycling to one side. There are a lot of risks being taken, but that is cycling. You have to be aware of where the danger is and make sure you put yourself in the safest position.
Cyclists completing in this race are highly competitive. It is their job and they are paid to cycle. They are aware of the risks yet still compete! Although cycle helmets are worn, the speeds that these cyclists travel at must be in the region of 30 mph. A cycle helmet will not give much protection if a collision occurs at this speed.
I find it interesting that all professionals wear the cycle helmets even though they provided limited protection at these speeds. I cannot understand why so few leisure cyclists wear helmets as the statistics show they prevent or reduce head injuries. What's you view?
Legal Executive - Personal Injury Team.
BL Claims Solicitors are here to help
If you would like to talk to someone and discuss a potential claim please call us on 0344 620 6600 anytime between 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday, or if you would prefer you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org