FAQ

FAQ

Q. Are cyclists allowed to ride two abreast on public roads?
Q. Do I have to ride in a designated cycling lane when one is available rather than on the road?
Q. Do I have to wear high visibility clothing when cycling?
Q. How should a cyclist pass stationary traffic?
Q. What lights and reflectors must be fitted to my bicycle at night?
Q. When must my bicycle's lights be switched on?
Q. Do I have to switch my bicycle's lights on if I am riding in fog or adverse weather?
Q. How far away from the kerb should I ride?
Q. Can I use a mobile phone whilst cycling?
Q. Can I listen to music through earphones whilst cycling?
Q: Do I have to wear a helmet whilst riding my bike?
Q: My bicycle was my transport to work but was damaged in an accident. How should I get to work?
Q: How long after a cycling accident do I have to bring a claim for personal injury or damage to my bicycle?
Q: I wasn’t wearing a cycling helmet. Can I still bring a claim for compensation?
Q: I came off my bike in a country lane at speed when my front wheel went into a pothole, can I claim compensation?
Q: A lorry overtook me whilst I was on my bike and caught me knocking me off and I was injured, however it didn’t stop and none of the witnesses got the registration number, can I claim?
Q: I was rear-ended whilst riding my bike at night in the town centre but the motorist said he was not to blame as I did not have a rear light working at the time, is he right or can I still claim?
Q: Me and a pal were riding two abreast on our bikes when a van overtook us, colliding with my pal, who fell into me and we were both injured, can either of us claim?
Q: Can I still claim for compensation when the driver who caused by bike accident does not have insurance or has not been traced?
Q: My bike was damaged in an accident, am I entitled to the cost of buying a new one?