Archive for the 'road traffic' Category

Djanogly v Westminster City Council – WLR Daily

Djanogly v Westminster City Council [2011] EWCA Civ 432; [2011] WLR (D) 140

“When making a traffic management order a local authority was entitled to see the fair spreading of costs for suitable and adequate parking facilities between motorcyclists and car drivers as a legitimate consideration.”

WLR Daily, 19th April 2011

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

Please note that once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Injured North Yorkshire Police officer awarded £370,000 – BBC News

“A police sergeant who was forced to retire after he was seriously injured in a motorbike accident has been awarded £370,000 in compensation.”

Full story

BBC News, 11th March 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Paralysed sixth-former awarded record £17.5m payout after car accident – Daily Telegraph

“A sixth-former, Chrissie Johnson, who was paralysed for life in a car accident has been awarded a record multi-million pound payout from the High Court.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 8th October 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

‘Big brother’ traffic cameras must be regulated, orders home secretary – The Guardian

“The home secretary, Theresa May, has ordered that a national police camera network that logs more than 10m movements of motorists every day be placed under statutory regulation.”

Full story

The Guardian, 4th July 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Low value personal injury claims in road traffic accidents – Ministry of Justice

“Policy report outlining a new claims process for road traffic accident personal injury claims valued between £1,000 and £10,000.”

Full press release

Ministry of Justice, 6th October 2009

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Fines for not wearing a seatbelt double – Daily Telegraph

“Fines for not wearing a seatbelt have been doubled to £60 after the Home Office admitted the previous penalty was not acting as a sufficient deterrent.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 30th June 2009

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

London mayor Boris Johnson wants legal left turn for cyclists at red lights – The Guardian

“Cyclists in London will be able to legally run red traffic lights if plans by Boris Johnson, the capital’s mayor and a keen cyclist, get the go-ahead from the government.”

Full story

The Guardian, 14th April 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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