Andrew Dalton

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.

Listening to Music

Listening to Music

01 Feb 2024

Is it legal to listen to music while you ride? Will you fall foul of the law if you wear AirPods inside your helmet?

Uninsurable or Uninformed?

Uninsurable or Uninformed?

21 Dec 2023

I was hoping to buy a BMW R1200GS and I had sourced one but the seller told me he had removed a failed ABS system: the bike is now non-ABS.

Does Lightweight Trail Gear Lighten Your Wallet in Court?

Does Lightweight Trail Gear Lighten Your Wallet in Court?

30 Nov 2023

What are the consequences of having a road accident while wearing lightweight trail riding gear, and could it limit any resulting claim for damages in court?

Fuelish Fiasco

Fuelish Fiasco

23 Nov 2023

I ran into the back of a car that had run out of fuel and had conked out about 10-12 metres past a blind bend.

Road Closed

Road Closed

16 Nov 2023

Will ignoring a road closed sign at a set of roadworks get you into trouble with the law?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 […]

Is a flashing light on my rucksack at night illegal?

Is a flashing light on my rucksack at night illegal?

22 Jun 2023

I am having a bit of a debate with a member of my advanced group of riders. I commute into the city most days and in the autumn and winter, during the misty mornings, I have a high-intensity flashing beacon on my Kriega rucksack.

Horsing around

Horsing around

15 Jun 2023

After an ABR reader collided with a horse trailer on his bike, Andrew Dalton explains why his insurance premiums should not go up

Saying 'sorry' doesn't mean you're guilty

Saying ‘sorry’ doesn’t mean you’re guilty

08 Jun 2023

It is an urban myth, kept alive by insurers, that you should never apologise at a collision.

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