Articles

White Dalton Motorcycle Solicitors have been writing for various motorcycle magazines for a number of years, bringing our specialism in everything to do with the law and motorbikes to the public.

We are putting together a database of articles that may assist you and will hopefully be of interest. The current database of articles can be found on our blog or by clicking on the magazine covers below.

All articles are reproduced here with kind permission from the respective magazine.

Navigating Road Hazards

Navigating Road Hazards

06 Jun 2024

Spring is well and truly on us but the roads, sometimes, leave us wanting. A mild winter has prevented serious deterioration, but local authority budgets haven’t kept up with the required repairs. So, if you find yourself hitting a pothole, loose gravel, or a spillage this useful guide should tell you everything you need to […]

A European Trackday

A European Trackday

30 May 2024

Thinking of doing a Euro trackday in the near future? Then you might want to read this…

When the Police drive recklessly

When the Police drive recklessly

23 May 2024

It is trite law, following the Court of Appeal decision in Nettleship v Weston that a learner driver owes the same duty of care as an experienced and skilled driver.

How a pillion affects your insurance premium

How a pillion affects your insurance premium

16 May 2024

My insurance is up for renewal. I am properly paranoid as I don’t trust them as far as I can throw them after they refused to pay out for a claim years ago when my old FZR600 got nicked.

Court for chap who taxed wrong bike

Court for chap who taxed wrong bike

09 May 2024

We are very fortunate and both I and my partner have a bike each in the garage (we bought matching MT-09s a few years ago).

A rainy motorway filtering fiasco

A rainy motorway filtering fiasco

02 May 2024

I had my missus on the back and was heading down the motorway on my Ducati Multistrada 1200 S. It is a big old red bike so there is absolutely no reason for someone not to see me.

Will I be compensated or not?

Will I be compensated or not?

25 Apr 2024

At the beginning of April, I decided to take my old FJR1200 to the supermarket as it got a huge top box and panniers. I loaded up the old girl with the essentials to get through lockdown i.e. bread, milk, eggs, beer etc. So far, so good.

Brake Checked

Brake Checked

18 Apr 2024

Am I piddling into the wind with this one? I have gone to work in Manchester city centre pretty much every day for the last few years on my trusted Honda NC750X.

Hire bike hell...

Hire bike hell…

11 Apr 2024

Twelve months ago, I was filtering between lanes two and three on the M25. A van just pulled out from lane three into two and took me out.

Surf's up

Surf’s up

04 Apr 2024

I was taking my bike in for a service. On the way I ended up behind a VW campervan which appeared to have everything including the kitchen sink inside it, and two surfboards tied on top (subsequently I found out they were heading on a camping/surfing trip).

IAM Instructor Vs Lorry – who was at fault?

IAM Instructor Vs Lorry – who was at fault?

28 Mar 2024

I am an IAM instructor and have also done my ROSPA gold so I know how to ride and have great observational skills, even if I do say so myself.

The Crash That's NOT ALWAYS Your Fault

The Crash That’s NOT ALWAYS Your Fault

26 Mar 2024

It’s a commonly held but actually incorrect belief that a rear-end shunt is the fault of the second driver.

They say I was speeding - I wasn't

They say I was speeding – I wasn’t

21 Mar 2024

A car pulled across me and I hit it side-on. They say I was speeding – I wasn’t

‘Bicycle’ loophole?

‘Bicycle’ loophole?

14 Mar 2024

I have recently been stopped by the Met Police and offered a fixed penalty offer of three points and a fine for stopping in an ‘Advanced Stop Line’ box on my ‘motor bicycle’ in London.

A right old mess

A right old mess

07 Mar 2024

If you crash on debris, dirt, or even a big splat of cow dung, do you have a claim? And who is to blame?

Speeding in Spain

Speeding in Spain

29 Feb 2024

I’m a police officer and have been on the job for nearly ten years. I’ve got a mate who’s been in six months longer than me and he has just been re-vetted.

Poor signage by the council played a part in my collision. Do I have a claim?

Poor signage by the council played a part in my collision. Do I have a claim?

22 Feb 2024

I was riding along a very minor C-class country road. The road itself was quite challenging: it had a series of sharp bends on a steep descent with a very pronounced camber.

Disability and Accident Compensation Dilemma

Disability and Accident Compensation Dilemma

15 Feb 2024

My wife has always hankered after a motorbike after riding pillion on an old flame’s bike back in the day.

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