Intro to cycling accident claims
Aided by environmental concerns and government promotion there has been a resurgence of cycling over the past few years in the UK – as leisure, sport, exercise, and commuting. During lockdown there has been a sharp increase in cycling levels, with a reported increase of up to 300% on certain days since lockdown in comparison … Continued
It has become quite apparent that there has been a vast rise in the number of cyclists on the road and this is expected to continue. You would not be mistaken in thinking that you are out by the Amstel in Amsterdam with cyclist levels increasing by up to 300% on certain days since lockdown … Continued
We’ve previously written about the cyclists and pedestrians case of Brushett v Hazeldean, heard before Judge Shanti Mauger in the Central London County Court in June 2019. The case involved a pedestrian who was crossing the road while looking at her phone and was knocked over by a cyclist who had given warning of his approach. … Continued
At a recent hearing involving a cycling accident at the Central London County Court, a cyclist has been found liable to pay compensation for injuries sustained by a pedestrian while she was crossing the road and looking at her mobile phone.
When the clocks changed in October, we looked at what you can do to make yourselves more visible on the roads as we move into winter and make sure that cycling accidents are avoided. Road Safety Week Now that it is Road Safety Week, we look at where cyclists stand legally if the worst happens … Continued
In this article on road safety, Dan Finlay gives his thoughts on road users’ shared social responsibilities, as well as rounding up a few news stories about duties as drivers, pedestrians and cyclists. Considering that many of us at Lyons Davidson – and everywhere else – have been commuting home in the dark recently, it … Continued
As we approach the time of year when the clocks go back and evenings get darker, now is a good time to think about bike safety, by looking at what cyclists can do to be seen on the roads. It’s also a good opportunity to take stock of where you stand legally in common accident … Continued
Lyons Davidson’s very own cycling accidents team took to the streets of Bristol on Sunday, as part of the Peaceful Portway and Bristol Cycle Festival’s (of which we are one of the sponsors) Carnivelo. Traffic-free zone The Carnivelo saw one of Bristol’s busiest roads closed to traffic to allow Bristolians to play, picnic, cycle or … Continued
This year, as part of our Green Week we are working with our longstanding friends at the Bristol Cycle Festival to promote a wide range of fun, family friendly and competitive cycling activities taking place between 16-24 September 2017 in the Bristol area.
Lyons Davidson’s history of promoting sustainable travel spans many years, so it is no surprise that 19% of our Bristol staff participated in the 2017 South West Big Commuting challenge. The challenge focused on replacing single-occupancy vehicle trips with alternative, more sustainable methods. Active travel and public transport options are important but car sharing, virtual … Continued
As part of Lyons Davidson’s commitment to the environment, we are encouraging staff to take part in Cycle to Work Day. To participate, staff simply have to pledge to cycle to work on this great national day (Wednesday, 14 September 2016), using the Cycle to Work Day website, stating how many miles they will be cycling … Continued
Lots of things happen around this time of year: first Halloween, then Bonfire Night and onto premature talk of Christmas, to name but a few. While a local Christmas light switch-on can just about be avoided, the darker nights cannot. Moving the clocks back may be good for walking the dog early in the morning … Continued