Speed

Pedestrian Law
February 13, 2024

CC v TD [2018] EWHC 1240 (QB)

An intoxicated man is hit and killed when crossing a road by a car travelling at 86mph….

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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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Motorcycle Law

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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Motorcycle Law

Shevlin v European Metal Recycling Ltd [2018] EWHC 1695 (QB)

Motorcyclist collides with lorry and sustains serious injuries as a result of the lorry crossing its path in a filter lane….

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Motorcycle Law

Stark v Lyddon [2019] EWCH 2076 (QB)

Motorcyclist collides with car as it pulls out from a car park. Car at fault. Should have seen motorcycle. Motorcyclist above speed limit which contributed to the severity of the collision….

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Motorcycle Law

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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Motorcycle Law

Hernandez v Acar

A speeding motorcyclist and car collide at a junction. Blame is apportioned 60/40 in favour of the motorcyclist due to causative potency….

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Motorcycle Law

Farley v Buckley (2007)

Scooter collides with refuge lorry which is turning left at a junction. Scooter rider 100% to blame….

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Motorcycle Law

Powell v Hansen and Chin (2001)

Car at crossroads collides with speeding motorcycle. Driver 80% to blame….

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Motorcycle Law

John Mosier v Thomas Simpson (2001)

A car driver was executing a three-point turn beyond a sharp bend in the road. A speeding motorcyclist came around the bend and was faced with car blocking his side of the carriageway. A collision occurred….

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Motorcycle Law

Askey v Wood (2005)

Motorcycle and car collide at a 90 degree blind bend on a country road. At the time of the collision, the car was been driven on the wrong side of the road and both vehicles were travelling at approximately 60mph….

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Motorcycle Law

Goad v Butcher [2011]

A motorcyclist was injured in a collision with a tractor pulling a trailer. It was concluded that the motorcyclist was travelling well above the speed limit for this road and thus the motorcyclist was found to be negligent….

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