Cycling can be a cheap and easy way to get around, but if you're involved in a bike accident what are your obligations?
The ACT Legislative Assembly has passed laws scrapping the time limit on historical institutional child abuse claims. The limitation period was removed in recognition of the trauma and hesitation many victims experience as a result of abuse. The move means the Territory has joined NSW and Victoria in removing that time barrier.
Another Canberra cyclist is facing potential legal action after allegedly running into a 7-year-old girl and breaking her leg. The case follows a $1.7 million damages order against David Blick, who injured his friend Michael Anthony Franklin while the pair were riding together on the Capital Circle off-ramp to Canberra Avenue during evening peak hour in 2009. […]
A cyclist has been ordered to pay his friend nearly $1.7 million in damages after the man was knocked off his bike and hit by a car when the pair collided on their way home from work. Court documents said David Blick was riding slightly ahead of Michael Anthony Franklin on the off-ramp from Capital Circle onto Canberra Avenue during the evening peak hour on June 17, 2009. Mr Blick hit a large wooden tree stake that was lying in the bike lane and veered into his friend, causing him to fall off his bike and into the path of an oncoming car. […]