Cycle Help and Advice

Can I claim if injured on my bike by an opening car door?

If you are a cyclist and were injured by a driver opening their car door (dooring), it should be possible to claim compensation. Here's how to go about it.

Can I Claim if I was Injured Cycling Without a Helmet?

If you were injured cycling without a helmet, a claim is possible. However, the defendant may argue that there was 'contributory negligence'.

Can I Claim if Injured Cycling at Night Without Lights?

It's illegal to cride on a public road at night without lights. If you are injured cycling without lights, however, you may still be able to make a claim.

Can I Claim if I was Injured When Cycling on the Pavement?

Cycling on the pavement is illegal in England and Wales. But if you were injured whilst cycling on the pavement, you may still be able to claim compensation.

Should I Set Up a Personal Injury Trust?

Many claimants are shocked to learn that their benefits may be affected if they receive compensation. The solution may be to set up a PI trust. Here's how.

Is It Illegal to Ride a Bicycle When Drunk?

Alcohol affects reaction times, reduces inhibitions and can render a cyclist incapable of controlling a bicycle. Does that make drunk cycling illegal?

Is Cycle Helmet Camera Footage Admissible in Injury Claims?

Many cyclist are donning helmet mounted cameras but can the footage be used in court when seeking to make a cycling injury claim?