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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.

When what looks like insurance isn't

When what looks like insurance isn’t

12 Oct 2023

Before you think I’m wandering into fantasy land, this bizarre scenario is happening with enough frequency for me to note it.

What should I look for in motorcycle travel insurance?

What should I look for in motorcycle travel insurance?

05 Oct 2023

I read Richy Howland’s letter about travel insurance in the March issue of RiDE with interest.

Is recovery cover worth having?

Is recovery cover worth having?

28 Sep 2023

If you ride a complicated bike as most of us do and it breaks down it’s the AA, RAC, Greenflag, or whoever, time. Simple. Well, not so fast.

When filtering goes wrong

When filtering goes wrong

22 Sep 2023

44Teeth sat down with Gavin Grewal to discuss the legalities of filtering (or lane splitting) and overtaking on a junction…

A bent lever or system?

A bent lever or system?

21 Sep 2023

Don’t get led astray by insurers wanting to write off your bike without good reason.

A Mini Beast from the East

A Mini Beast from the East

14 Sep 2023

If you hit a pothole and it damages your vehicle, here’s what you should know…

Bike versus Car

Bike versus Car

08 Sep 2023

44Teeth chat to Gavin Grewal and discuss hit and runs…

There's a chance I might lose part of my leg. Should I settle this now?

There’s a chance I might lose part of my leg. Should I settle this now?

07 Sep 2023

I have had a serious motorcycle accident. Liability is all agreed. I have taken a 20% hit because witnesses and various engineering experts have put me at about 80mph in a 60mph zone, which I accept as probably correct.

Visibility: the motorcyclist's biggest threat

Visibility: the motorcyclist’s biggest threat

31 Aug 2023

I hear strange justifications from drivers who knock motorcyclists off their motorcycles, but the common thread is the driver failed to see the biker.

Using a vehicle in contravention of a SORN

Using a vehicle in contravention of a SORN

24 Aug 2023

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).

Snowed under

Snowed under

17 Aug 2023

I am an all-year-round biker doing about 40,000 miles a year whether it be rain, sunshine or snow. To be blunt, I do not have a choice because I do not have a car, so the bike is it.

I hit an unlit parked car facing the wrong way

I hit an unlit parked car facing the wrong way

10 Aug 2023

I have had a nasty accident, which has resulted in a spiral fracture in my ankle. I hit a parked car on the approach to a village in darkness.

The Adam White Case

The Adam White Case

03 Aug 2023

When it comes to defending your home and your property, just how far can you go?

A slippery tail

A slippery tail

27 Jul 2023

It’s easier than you might think to become a double victim in the event of an accident. Hidden costs can cause a secondary sting if you’re not careful.

My insurance company seems to be shafting me. What is going on?

My insurance company seems to be shafting me. What is going on?

20 Jul 2023

I was taken off my bike in the most obvious no-fault accident imaginable. Because the case is live, I cannot go into details but I was stationary and a car hit me at speed from the rear, sending me over the top of my bike.

Roads of Rage

Roads of Rage

13 Jul 2023

There’s never a good time for road rage, but especially not when you’re on a test ride…

Christmas trees and pumpkins...

Christmas trees and pumpkins…

06 Jul 2023

In November and early January I will get phone calls from those hardy souls who are still riding – the commuters and those whose bike is there only means of transport.

Horse Sense

Horse Sense

29 Jun 2023

I was on a ride with four friends a few weeks ago, during which we had a number of interactions with equestrians. When we met up with equestrians on the byways, engines were killed, my packet of Polos came out and the bold horses snaffled them eagerly while the more timid horses took the mints […]

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