Category Archives: Bicycle Accident Claims

Road safety – would extending Daylight Saving by one hour avoid accidents and save lives?

Over the past years, proposals to extend Daylight Saving by one hour for the entire year has been met with fierce opposition.  In particular, it is opposed by farmers, outdoor workers and many residents of Northern Ireland and Scotland as in the winter months, the sun would not rise much before 10am.  In addition, some […]

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Safer lorry scheme in London to address cyclist deaths

Seven out of eight cyclist deaths in the capital this year have involved Heavy Goods Vehicles.  This is an appalling statistic and as a consequence, London has introduced a ban on ‘unsafe lorries’ to protect cyclists from being killed or suffering serious injuries in accidents involving Heavy Goods Vehicles. Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) must now […]

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Swain & Co Personal Injury Solicitor, Vicki Wright, supports safety campaign for cyclists.

Swain & Co Personal Injury Solicitor, Vicki Wright, supports safety campaign for cyclists. This week sees the launch by the AA of a new cycling safety awareness campaign – “Think once, think twice, think bikes” which is aimed at promoting safer roads for cyclists and motorbikes in the hope of reducing the rising number of […]

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Brain Injury: majority of cases are due to road traffic accidents

There are 135,000 people admitted to hospital every year with a brain injury in the UK. The majority of brain injury admissions come from road traffic accidents and a significant proportion from cycling injuries. But, the causes of brain injuries can range from falling down the stairs, to a stroke or heart attack which affects […]

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