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Killer cyclists to be jailed – or are they?

Cycle Law News
May 17, 2024

Yesterday, many of us will have woken up to the news that “killer cyclists” are to be jailed if they kill or injure pedestrians by riding dangerously, carelessly or inconsiderately.

The Link Between Mental & Physical Health – It’s a Chain Reaction

News RTA Law
May 13, 2024

By embracing an active lifestyle, we not only improve our physical health but also nurture our mental and emotional well-being.

Zara Jones piloting a Vie Velo tandem in Poppy Scotland sportive.

Cycling with VIE Velo

Cycle Law News
May 8, 2024

VIE Velo cycling club pairing visually impaired riders with sighted pilots on tandem bicycles to ride socially in and around Edinburgh.

Confusing infrastructure off Charlotte Square, Edinburgh

Pedal Power

Cycle Law News
May 7, 2024

We cannot possibly consider ourselves to be a safe cycling nation while the government just pays lip service to what needs to be done. We need to see real change.

Going back to basics

Motorcycle Law News
May 1, 2024

Marketing Executive Euan goes back to basics as he begins his motorcycle journey.

Rules of the road don’t apply here

Cycle Law News
April 8, 2024

The rules of the road don’t apply on off-road routes. Lord Sandison ruling on the case of Nigel Dick v Joseph Merrick 2024

Thomas Mitchell - Associate

Thomas Mitchell promoted to Partner

News RTA Law
April 3, 2024

We’re delighted to announce the well-deserved promotion of Thomas Mitchell to the position of Partner at RTA LAW LLP.

Douglas Homan

Picking up the pieces after a motorcyclist fatality

Motorcycle Law News
April 2, 2024

With news of yet another motorcyclist fatality on Scotland’s roads, after the tragic shock of such an event, thoughts inevitably turn to the family of that motorcyclist.

Campaign to reduce motorcyclist deaths

Motorcycle Law News
March 18, 2024

Over the five years up to 2022, motorcyclists accounted for 17% of all fatalities but less than 1% of traffic. In 2022, according to Scottish Government figures, 467 motorcyclists were

Solicitors group shot with Brenda Mitchell at the front

Inspiring inclusion every day

News RTA Law
March 18, 2024

With real inclusion within our team, we can better represent our clients when they need us most and that is something we will always strive to achieve.

Road Crime and the Life time sentence myth

News RTA Law
January 26, 2024

Whilst there is universal agreement that any death on the roads is one too many, there is not universal agreement about how we tackle this issue from preventing the incident

Sir Harry Lauder Road junction

How long is too long?

Cycle Law News
January 21, 2024

The delay in implementing changes and improvements to dangerous junctions can have severe consequences.

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