Accident Scenarios: Car pulled out

Riding a motorcycle can be an exhilarating experience. It offers a sense of freedom and control that cannot be matched by driving a car. However, with that freedom comes a certain amount of risk, especially when it comes to cars pulling out of side roads.

One of the biggest risks to motorcyclists is the fact that they are much smaller than cars. This means that they can be harder to see, especially when a car is pulling out of a side road. Drivers may be looking for larger vehicles and not see the motorcycle until it is too late.

Visibility is another issue that can affect the safety of motorcyclists. Motorcycles are often smaller than cars, which can make them harder to see in low-light conditions or when there are other visual distractions on the road. This can be especially dangerous when a car is pulling out of a side road, as the driver may not see the motorcycle until it is too late.

Another risk associated with cars pulling out of side roads is the lack of protection that motorcyclists have. Unlike drivers of cars, motorcyclists do not have the protection of a metal frame or airbags. This means that in the event of a collision, motorcyclists are much more vulnerable to serious injury.

There are several ways that motorcyclists can reduce the risks associated with cars pulling out of side roads. One of the most important things is to be aware of your surroundings at all times. This means keeping an eye out for potential hazards and being prepared to react quickly if necessary. Motorcyclists should also make sure that they are visible to other drivers by wearing bright, reflective clothing and using their headlights at all times.

Another important factor is to maintain a safe speed and distance from other vehicles. This means leaving plenty of space between yourself and other vehicles on the road. By doing so, you will have more time to react if a car pulls out in front of you. Motorcyclists should also be aware of their positioning on the road.

Finally, motorcyclists should consider taking a defensive driving course. These courses are designed to teach riders how to anticipate and react to potential hazards on the road. By learning these skills, motorcyclists can reduce their risk of being involved in a collision with a car pulling out of a side road.

In conclusion, the risks associated with cars pulling out of side roads are a serious concern for motorcyclists. However, by staying aware of their surroundings, maintaining a safe speed and distance, being visible to other drivers, positioning themselves properly on the road, and taking a defensive driving course, motorcyclists can reduce their risk of being involved in a collision. It is important for both motorcyclists and drivers to be aware of these risks and to take the necessary steps to stay safe on the road.


11 Sep 2023

Professional and knowledgable

The service from Andrew was always professional and knowledgable. Communication was clear making the options to move forward straightforward. The outcome shows Andrew’s committment to achieving the best result for his client.

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24 Apr 2023

Very Good

Despite the difficulties presentedd by covid I felt everything was managed extremely well. I felt it was dealt with correctly, in the necessary time frame. All of my ailments were investigated thoroughly, arriving at the correct conclusions.

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24 Apr 2023

Properly worked – Top rate

Good work. You are better than previously used solicitor

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24 Apr 2023

Couldn’t fault the service

Very happy with how the case was dealt with

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27 Mar 2023

Bloody Brilliant

Everything was fantastic and Martyn is a star.

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01 Sep 2022


This is the second time we have had the need of your services and both times fantastic!

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27 Sep 2019

Very professional and reassuring

The service provided by White Dalton Motorcycle Solicitors was very professional and reassuring. Everyone that I communicated with at White Dalton explained things clearly and ensured I was kept up to date and aware of everything happening. I really appreciate the honesty, professionalism and sincerity from everyone I communicated with at White Dalton.

Its hard to compare White Dalton’s services to the services of a solicitor I used in the past due to the cases being so completely different. When I first started riding in London I was knocked off my bike and the case was very straight forward with minimal damage/injury. I would say everyone I communicated with at White Dalton was extremely professional and informative. In this way it is similar to my previous experience.

If its helpful – I chose White Dalton over my previous solicitor because I recognised that this case was going to be more complex and I felt that was better suited to an organisation versus a single person operation. What I found from doing Google searches led me to call you and Gavin Grewal was the first solicitor I spoke to at White Dalton. Gavin really helped to reassure me and leave me with confidence that White Dalton was the right choice.

Overall I am very happy with the way the case was dealt with. In particular I have the highest praise for Martyn who seemed to sense when I was struggling and made a point of speaking to me to reassure me and keep things on track. I am really happy with the outcome, I had hoped this process would result in me being able to move myself forward in life again and it has very much provided for that.

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23 Sep 2019

Very Good

Overall very good, pleased with the result and realise it was not a clear cut case

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30 Dec 2017

Dealt with efficiently and correctly

Very appreciative of the service received



29 Dec 2017

Always very professional

Courteous and friendly. Knowledgeable and experienced in dealing with motorcycle accidents. Very pleased I chose your firm to deal with the case and always felt I was speaking to a friend when talking to Gavin Grewal. Would recommend you to anyone. Happy New Year to everyone and thank you!

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20 Dec 2017

Efficient, concise and professional

[Dealt with] logically, smoothly without ambiguity



18 Dec 2017

Professional, communicative and efficient

I felt it was very professional and efficient. The lawyer kept me informed every step of the way with very little to no issues at all



25 Aug 2017

A pleasure to work with

Compared to the two solicitors I used for this case White Dalton are certainly professional, honest & push for the best outcome for their clients. What would I change? That your visiting solicitor takes his stomping great motocross boots off before he walks across my carpet! 😉 My case was dealt with extremely professionally & very smoothly. Andrew & his team are a pleasure to work with.


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