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Helmet Cameras: Personal Safety and the Law

News article published on: 11th May 2020

Helmet cameras have become one of the must-have items for cyclists, especially those commuting to and from work.  They offer cyclists a way to capture their ride for both pleasure and protection. As a cyclist, it can be frustrating to be cut up by drivers and, when an accident is caused, in most cases it […]

Anticipated rise in cyclists: reflecting on recent Streetspace announcement

News article published on: 7th May 2020

I recently settled a case and recovered damages for injuries sustained by a cyclist who was struck by a car while using a cycle lane. I thought of the case again when the Mayor of London released his London Streetspace plan, yesterday, to accommodate a likely increase in cyclists once lockdown restrictions are lifted. My […]

Around the World In One Day for NHS Charities

News article published on: 7th May 2020

On Thursday 30th April 2020 I took part in a 240 mile cycle, raising money for the NHS.  This ride was to be done in my living room on Zwift. World in One Day was started by Mark Beaumont to get people to cycle up to 240 miles to raise support and funds for frontline […]

Boom time for bikes – London Mayor’s new Streetspace plan announced

News article published on: 7th May 2020

Yesterday Sadiq Khan unveiled his ‘London Streetspace’ programme designed to transform London’s streets to accommodate a possible ten-fold increase in cycling and five-fold increase in walking when lockdown restrictions are eased. Stuart Kightley, Managing Partner commented “The plan is to be welcomed and hopefully it will become permanent, with more people taking up cycling to […]

Highway code refresher for cyclists

News article published on: 5th May 2020

As we start week 7 of lockdown, there is one thing that is more noticeable on the roads…cyclists. Whether you are a regular, or novice to cycling, people are certainly using their exercise time to get out on their bikes. If you are new to cycling, or even a regular, it is important to understand […]

Staying safe whilst cycling during the COVID-19

News article published on: 9th April 2020

We are all having to change our lifestyles as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on society. At the time of writing this blog, cycling is permitted, either as a form of transport to work for those who cannot work from home, or as a form of individual exercise. Even if you’re […]

5 ways to keep fit and healthy during COVID-19

News article published on: 1st April 2020

COVID-19 is an unprecedented time for us all. Over a period of weeks there has been transition and change to employment, transport, education as well as to our daily routines. Working from home has become the norm for the majority, and non-essential travel is to be avoided unless deemed necessary. At present, individuals in the […]

Cycling injuries – some Frequently Asked Questions

News article published on: 12th December 2019

As I come to the end of another busy year I thought I would reflect on some of the questions I am frequently asked by my cycling clients and take time to answer them and share more widely. So, here goes…. Who would my cycling accident claims be against?  Your claim would be brought against the […]

Cycling Accidents involving potholes

News article published on: 3rd December 2019

If a cyclist is injured as a result of a pothole or defect on the road they were travelling on at the time of their accident, they may be able to pursue a claim for personal injury. It is important to establish who is responsible for the defect or pothole. This is often a county […]

What to do immediately after a cycling accident?

News article published on: 26th November 2019

If you have been involved in a cycling accident, you may experience shock and disorientation at the scene. Depending on the extent of the collision, there may be other persons and/or vehicles involved. It’s important to take care of your own safety first. If you are able to, then try to move away from the […]

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