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Blog post: Third party insurance

Third-party insurance offers protection if you are involved in a collision where you injure someone else and/or damage their property and they decide to make a claim against you. Third-party insurance is mandatory for car drivers, but for cyclist...

Blog post: Road and track cycle racing

    Road racing Road racing is the oldest form of competitive cycling, and is well known for events such as the Tour de France. Races are run on roads or on closed circuits, using lightweight, drop-handlebar bikes.The best way to ...

Blog post: Do-it-yourself claims

A solicitor will manage all the work necessary to bring a claim. If you choose not to initially use the services of a solicitor, you should complete the following steps. Write to witnesses asking for a statement of what they saw, including...

Blog post: Damage to your bike and insurance

After a collision, always inspect your bike carefully for damage, even if it appears to be fine. Some damage can only be seen on close inspection and structural damage could prove dangerous at a later date. If you are not sure what to look for, t...

Blog post: Should you claim compensation?

You might decide you want to claim compensation following a collision. Most collisions cause relatively minor injuries and damage and so result in fairly modest claims or compensation. These can usually be settled without going to court. More com...

Blog post: What to do in case of a collision

These pages are a guide to what to do immediately after a collision, whether it’s with another road user or as a result of poor road surface or facilities. If you need further help, LCC members are entitled to free legal advice: call 020 723...

Blog post: Stay aware: report problems on the road

Be careful of catching your front wheel in ruts in the road, drain covers and other risks. Potholes, debris and other problems on the road can be very dangerous to cyclists, and it’s important to report them to prevent accidents. Reportin...