01 Apr 2021
An accident might not just hurt you physically, but financially too.
04 Mar 2021
The only item of safety apparel you are obliged to use while riding is a helmet. Where the law gets involved is when helmets come off in an accident and the rider has a head, face, or brain injury.
25 Feb 2021
As the Government relentlessly moves up the value of claims and legal disputes which the citizen is deemed to be able to deal with himself absent of any legal advice, where does the citizen turn for legal advice when against an insurer, the manufacture or a retailer?
18 Feb 2021
ABRs legal expert Andrew Dalton explains why motorcycle dealers may ask you to accept a 30-day warranty on a new trail bike – and what it means for your consumer rights.
16 Feb 2021
What are we to make of the muddle of riding a motorcycle in lockdown? My view is based as an English practitioner and concerning English Law.
14 Jan 2021
Crashing is one thing, but getting hit by an unobservant road user is something else.
07 Jan 2021
I was riding in a long queue behind what I eventually discovered to be a car being driven very badly.
10 Dec 2020
I was involved in a fairly minor off when a driver failed to give way. Speed has been alleged against me. I have an action camera which shows I was not speeding.
03 Dec 2020
There are those without morals who’ll knock your parked bike over and do a runner, but they’re not always guaranteed to get away with it.
26 Nov 2020
I park my bike in my back garden, to which I get access through what I call a ‘snicket’; a shared passage between two terraced houses which I have shared for years with my elderly widowed neighbour.
19 Nov 2020
After an ABR reader hits a dog while riding, Andrew Dalton explains why his insurance company should not pay out
13 Nov 2020
No. I do not practice in Scotland or Northern Ireland and the law in those jurisdictions is different so I limit what I say to England and Wales.
05 Nov 2020
The absent-minded sideswipe of a motorcyclist overtaking a slow-moving car is among the most frequent of accidents we deal with.
29 Oct 2020
In these days of comparison websites and superficially internet savvy consumers I have noticed a very unpleasant pattern in comprehensive insurance claims, and you, as a wise Bike reader need to tread carefully…
22 Oct 2020
We all hope the roads we ride are safe and sound for our two-wheeled escapades, but what happens if you crash on a surface you consider sub-standard?
15 Oct 2020
My son, who has not long gained his A2 licence, was pulled over for speeding by the police, at 38mph in a 30mph zone.
24 Sep 2020
If you had a biking holiday planned in Europe, or indeed anywhere else in 2020 but you find yourself stranded at home, can you demand refunds for deposits paid or tickets booked?
06 Aug 2020
I have been involved in two no—fault collisions, both rear-enders and there was absolutely nothing I could do about either of them.