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.

Brexit and reasons not to crash in EU

Brexit and reasons not to crash in EU

13 Jan 2022

It is safe to say Brexit hasn’t been the Armageddon some pessimistic commentators anticipated, at least so far as travel to the EU by motorcycle is concemed. Yet there’s one very large change in the law which needs addressing before we flock to Dover. And it is this…

Buying bike gear from EU countries

Buying bike gear from EU countries

06 Jan 2022

Does Brexit mean the days of buying discounted motorcycle gear from EU countries is over?

You wait for a bus...

You wait for a bus…

30 Dec 2021

I was riding my supermoto along a Cornish single-lane road which had high hedges on both sides. I am Cornish, and I know how the roads work.

Follow the leader

Follow the leader

23 Dec 2021

If you ride outside of your limits, don’t be so quick to blame others for crashing.

Autofill Insurance Calamity

Autofill Insurance Calamity

16 Dec 2021

I currently have an old CG125. I was hoping to get my full bike test done this year but then the dreaded Cov struck the country and put the mockers on that idea.

The farm trailer I hit had illegal tyres - can I claim?

The farm trailer I hit had illegal tyres – can I claim?

09 Dec 2021

I was riding my old dual-sport bike along a narrow single-track road. Ahead of me was a farmer on a quad towing a big livestock trailer.

Cycle of Life

Cycle of Life

02 Dec 2021

On a relatively straight stretch of road I could see a small pack of cyclists cycling two abreast.

14 days expired, can I ignore the NIP?

14 days expired, can I ignore the NIP?

25 Nov 2021

I have just received a Notice of Intended Prosecution for allegedly speeding at 43mph in a 30mph limit on my Kwak Z1000.

What is a Solicitor Liaison Officer?

What is a Solicitor Liaison Officer?

18 Nov 2021

I was riding home on my Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 without a care in the world. Whilst it was bloomin’ chilly, it wasn’t raining, so I was happy.

Can I claim from a central fund instead of my own insurance?

Can I claim from a central fund instead of my own insurance?

11 Nov 2021

I was riding along a busy road in North Devon. Just as all the campers and caravanners were heading to the seaside.

Buyer uninsured

Buyer uninsured

04 Nov 2021

It’s been a tough year for everyone and following redundancy, I have been clearing out the garage of all my ‘toys’. I have been gutted, but needs must. I put my XJR1300 up on Facebook Marketplace.

The Blame Game

The Blame Game

28 Oct 2021

We all make mistakes. Sometimes the right and decent thing is to hold your hands up and accept that you were to blame.

Grumpy copper

Grumpy copper

21 Oct 2021

I was heading to work on my Lexmoto LXR125. It’s fair to say I won’t be breaking any land speed records with this bike. However, it’s a trusty old steed and does the job.

I want my lost TA pay and benefits - am I being greedy?

I want my lost TA pay and benefits – am I being greedy?

14 Oct 2021

I had just passed selection for an especially tough Territorial Army unit. Before you go all “weekend warrior’ on me, it was one of the toughest selections within the British military and I got to wear a different-coloured beret.

Stolen from a garage

Stolen from a garage

07 Oct 2021

My insurer is a ‘bobbing rastard’ as they have refused to pay out on a technicality. I have an R1, and I told them it was garaged, which it duly was.

Screw Loose

Screw Loose

30 Sep 2021

You can still be the victim of an accident without a physical collision, but it might take some proving in court.

Bought with outstanding finance

Bought with outstanding finance

23 Sep 2021

Last April I spotted a Kawasaki VN 900 bike on Facebook marketplace. It was a 2009 bike but looked absolutely mint. I contacted the chap and after some back and forth we struck a deal.

Training and practise keep trouble at bay

Training and practise keep trouble at bay

16 Sep 2021

I come from an age when you got your moped at 16, a 125 at 17, went on a basic course to pass your test at about 18 and then could ride what you liked.

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