"MINISTERS are considering making motorists legally responsible for accidents involving cyclists or pedestrians, even if they are not at fault.Have this Labour government any idea at all about natural justice, fairness or is their intention to piss off as many people as possible? Have this Labour government any idea how some cyclists drive and surely drivers of more powerful cars are likely to drive more carefully so as not to risk damaging their cars than drivers of smaller, cheaper cars...
Government advisers are pushing for changes in the civil law that will make the most powerful vehicle involved in a collision automatically liable for insurance and compensation purposes.
The move, intended to encourage greater take-up of environmentally friendly modes of transport..."
Sunday, 20 September 2009