Overtaking

Motorcycle Law
February 12, 2024

Burton v Evitt (2011)

Motorcyclist overtakes a row of stationary traffic and collides with lead vehicle which is turning right. Driver 20% to blame (on appeal)….

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Davis v Schrogin (2006)

Motorcyclist overtaking a stationary queue of traffic when a car does a U-turn. Driver 100% to blame….

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Ringe v Eden Springs (UK) Ltd QBD 12/1/12

Motorcyclist overtakes stationary lorry at junction and collides with exiting vehicle. Motorcyclist entered hatched lines to do so and was also carrying too much speed….

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Dowling v Dargue (1996)

Motorcyclist collides with car whilst overtaking stationary traffic, the traffic was stationary to allow another vehicle to turn onto the road….

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Brooks v Burgess (1996)

Motorcyclist injured in collision with motorist after undertaking a stationary bus at a junction….

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Kyriacou v Finch (2021)

Speeding scooter rider overtakes van at junction and collides with a car which cuts the corner and pulls out in front of him….

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Hardy v Walder (1984)

Car and motorcycle collide at a junction as motorcyclist overtakes vehicle on a major road just before the junction….

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Beasley v Alexander (2012)

Car collides with motorcycle after attempting to execute a U-turn out of a queue of stationary traffic, the motorcyclist sustained multiple serious injuries including brain damage….

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Ogden and Chadwick v Barber and Higgs (2008)

Motorcyclist and car driver collide in case of misguided overtaking….

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Morrison v Gardener (2005)

A Police motorcyclist is injured as a car makes a U-turn from a stationary queue of traffic….

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Shaw v Russell and Another (2004)

Minibus makes a right turn without observing the motorcycle which was overtaking the traffic behind. The collision resulted in partial amputation of the pillion passenger’s left arm….

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Pell v Moseley (2003)

Motorcycle and car collide as car turns across the path of the motorcycle following a last minute indication….

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