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.

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.

Warranty woes

Warranty woes

09 Sep 2021

I purchased a brand new motorbike outright in early 2020. The bike came with a two-year ‘warranty’.

Not exactly a bonus

Not exactly a bonus

02 Sep 2021

If you’re ever tempted to let your policy run on a bike you’ve sold, quite simply, don’t.

Photochromic visors - illegal, however...

Photochromic visors – illegal, however…

27 Aug 2021

A lot of manufacturers are producing visors that darken in the sun and clear with alacrity in the dark.

Wheel Nut

Wheel Nut

19 Aug 2021

Last week I took my Suzuki GSX750 to my local dealer for a service. They must have let the trainee have a crack at it as the idiots forgot to tighten up the back wheel properly.

Medical negligence

Medical negligence

12 Aug 2021

A year ago I was merrily riding along the road on my Harley-Davidson Fat Boy when a cyclist jumped a red light and rode straight into my left-hand side.

Video door bells are watching you

Video door bells are watching you

05 Aug 2021

When I first started lawyering back in the last millennium, usable CCTV footage was rare.

Neighbourly conflict

Neighbourly conflict

29 Jul 2021

I’ve always loved bikes but have never had one myself and was thinking of doing my test. After chatting with my neighbour, who I have known for the past 10 years, he offered to take me out on the back of his bike.

Traffic Regulation Orders

Traffic Regulation Orders

22 Jul 2021

What are the rules around complying with traffic regulation orders when you’re greenlaning, and what happens if you fail to spot the warning signs. Legal expert Gavin Grewal explains all

Romantic getaway

Romantic getaway

15 Jul 2021

The plan had been a romantic weekend with my fella. I booked us into a pub in the Lake District. We rocked up to the place and went to park up near the kitchen door on the side of the property, out of sight of the road.

Charged for bike recovery!

Charged for bike recovery!

08 Jul 2021

I got spanked off my GSXR1000 by a van as I was filtering through traffic. I broke my femur and pelvis. As I was getting scooped up by the ambulance, the Old Bill said they would get the bike recovered.

She was looking at her phone

She was looking at her phone

01 Jul 2021

I was riding down my local high street when suddenly this young lady dashed out in front of me off the pavement. It turns out she had her headphones in and was looking at her phone. I properly clumped her and thought I had seriously hurt her.

Adventure Bike Rider Festival 2021

Adventure Bike Rider Festival 2021

25 Jun 2021

Andrew & Gavin are at our first bike show in a long time – the Adventure Bike Rider Festival in Warwickshire which was understandably cancelled last year. If you are going hopefully we’ll see you there!

Will I be compensated or not?

Will I be compensated or not?

24 Jun 2021

At the beginning of April, I decided to take my old FJR1200 to the supermarket as it has 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.

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