Cycling accidents

Prison and Courts Bill announcement –

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An announcement from the Ministry of Justice about provisions included in the Prisons and Courts Bill in relation to the reform of whiplash claims will affect people hurt in road traffic accidents, and especially those with personal injuries... More …

How will cyclists be affected by changes to the law?

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Yesterday the government announced several changes to personal injury law. This followed a period of consultation in December and January which included objections from over six thousand cyclists who wrote to ask that the changes were not implemented. More …

Is driving a right or a privilege?

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Driver behind wheel

For many in this country, driving is a rite of passage and of vital importance as a tool for independence. Problems arise with how we treat drivers who show a complete lack of regard for other road users. If the dangerous are permitted to drive then that affects the safety of us all. More …

Helmet cameras and video evidence

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Bicycle helmet cameras have hit the headlines recently as a number of 'road rage' incidents caught on camera have been uploaded by cyclists to the web and gathered thousands of views and comments. More …

The dangers of cycling in Southampton!

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Bicycle lane

Cyclists in Southampton are taking their lives in their hands when riding along some of the bumpy roads, especially in the city centre along Above Bar Street near the Guildhall. More …

Cycling and the Law

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There has been a massive increase in cyclists generated by our great success in the Tour de France, Olympics and various other competitive events, and as a result we've seen a massive increase in the number of accidents involving cyclists on the road. More …

Ban on whiplash claims

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Recently, the UK's largest insurer, Aviva, called for a complete ban on personal injury claims for whiplash and claimed it would save motorists £32 a year on their premiums. More …

Drivers awareness training

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Anyone who has been caught speeding will know what this training course was all about! More …

Leave the mobile phones at home!

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Now the schools have gone back and the traffic has increased it is important for drivers to be more vigilant when driving especially near to schools and nurseries and where children cross the road More …

Cyclists on Pavements

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Anyone over the age of 16 who cycles on the pavement will be handed a letter outlining a description of the offence which they must sign there and then, their name and address will be taken. More …