Effective Observation – ‘Looked But Failed To See’?

Tom Harrington LL B (Hons) F Inst. MTD An important prerequisite to safe driving is general good health and good eyesight. Good eyesight is essential if one is to detect other traffic especially when emerging at junctions. Junctions are where traffic meet and cross each other. ‘Looking but failing to see’ is now established as […]

‘Light’ Cycle Lanes – Are These The Way to Armadillo(s)?

Tom Harrington LL B (Hons)  F Inst. MTD (August 2018) The London Cycle Design Standards (LCDS) (TfL 2014) defines light segregation as the use of physical objects intermittently placed alongside a cycle lane marking to give additional protection from motorized traffic. Light segregation offers a way to protect space for cyclists and provide a physical […]

Compensation Claims Crisis in Ireland!

Tom Harrington LL B F Inst. MTD In Ireland, there is no downside for the chancers who make false personal injuries claims in court. Here, the whiplash culture is rampant in motor vehicle insurance claims. However, exorbitant insurance claims awards following motor injury claims are set to tumble when a report by High Court President […]