An incident occurred when a cyclist rode his bicycle into the rear of a lorry which was projecting slightly into the road.

Howells v Trefigin Oil

The cyclist was found to be 75% contributory negligent as the lorry was clearly within his line of sight for some time and he should have seen it. The defendant appealed against the 25% appointed to them and, on appeal, the cyclist was found to be 100% responsible.

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