The work is broken down into 26 accessible chapters, each focusing on a particular aspect of RTA liability. It includes coverage of the liability of each participant; the particular rules that apply to local authorities, children and schools, public service vehicles, etc; the liability of cyclists and motor cyclists; the specific rules that apply in a range of different circumstances such as low velocity crashes, accidents abroad, etc; and practical guidance on the liability of insures and the MIB.
This new edition has been thoroughly updated and includes coverage of developments in law and practice, including:
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- Claims made in the UK arising from foreign accidents
- New EC directive consolidating all old RTA Directives
- Pedestrians run down when drunk
- Failure to wear a seat belt.
- What is a motor vehicle? Trail bikes and electric trikes
- As well as a new section containing draft model pleadings
“an absolute gem...this will now be my book of first choice when I need to check on the finer points of road traffic liability” From the Foreword to the First Edition by Amanda Stevens, Former APIL President
"Larger, Better & More Informative for the RTA/PI practitioner....the book of first choice when you need to check on any of the finer points of road traffice liability law....a very clear and user friendly format....the second edition is something we cannot be without when conducting RTA trials and advising in this contentious area od litigation" Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor of Richmond Green Chambers
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RTA law has moved on apace since the first edition.
I am very grateful to the barristers at 9 Gough Square for applying their considerable experience to producing the second edition. It is larger, better and more informative and I hope that readers around Great Britain will find this text useful in their day-to-day practices.
If readers find any errors or omissions please feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
and we will consider them for the third edition. Andrew Ritchie QC,
9 Gough Square, London, EC4A 3DG email@example.com
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