Cycling Against the Car Culture

In this article, Martin Porter QC, discusses the elements of the car culture that impinge upon cycling and cyclists in he UK. He talks about how these elements need to be counteracted to make cycling a more enjoyable activity appreciated by more people.

h3. Contents

  • Introduction
  • Investigation and prosecution
  • Sentence
  • Presumptions of Liability
  • Conclusion

    h3. Author

    Martin Porter QC is a barrister and a leading personal injury specialist with particular experience of clinical negligence, industrial disease, brain damage and psychiatric injury. He was educated at St John’s College, Cambridge (MA and LLM), was called to the bar in 1986 and took silk in 2006. Martin broadcasts and writes frequently and his work has been included within BBC’s Law in Action, The Times Law Section, New Law Journal, All England Opinion. He is a keen cyclist who undertakes Claimant work for cyclists. He writes a blog called ‘The Cycling Lawyer’.

    Contact details
    Address: 2 Temple Gardens, London EC4Y 9AY
    Email address:
    Telephone number: (clerk) 020 7822 1200

    The original paper is also available in PDF format to print

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