An apparent change in the approach to policing the Critical Mass event in London has produced some interesting debate on the legal status of the event. Samples of that debate are here, with acknowedgement where possible. The Fund is investigating the nature of the steps taken by groups, including Friends of the Earth, to clarify the legal position.
We have produced a brief summary of the options to consider for funding a legal case or claim.
There is also a guide to liability in cases involving cyclists available.
What if you’re case involves an issue of contributory negligence? Perhaps because of the non-use of a cycle helmet?
The CTC’s Technical Officer, Chris Juden, has produced a summary of the regulations and standards that affect the equipment used by cyclists. In short: whether your bike is legal to ride on the road and whether it was legal for the shop to sell it like that. You can find it here.
And if you’re case involves cycle lights then this article may be of use.