Assault and Battery claim against police force

In Blog by AAH

“Land of Brave & Free”: Police forces in common law countries such England & US have a duty to investigate and even arrest you if an officer believes you are committing or in the course of committing a crime. He has to have reasonable & probable cause to do so. If a police fail to show reasonable & probable cause …

Tiredness Can Kill

In Blog, General Litigation, RTA by AAH

Fitness to drive The Highway Code applies to England, Scotland and Wales and is essential reading for everyone. Rule 91 Driving when you are tired greatly increases your risk of collision. To minimise this risk, make sure you are fit to drive. Do not begin a journey if you are tired. Get a good night’s sleep before embarking on a …

Why and what is limitation

In Blog, General Litigation by AAH

In civil and criminal law time limits are set during which civil or criminal wrong must be brought before the courts. In criminal law there are no time limits except in minor road traffic offences. That’s why police files are kept open on criminal investigations indefinitely. These are the reasons we are now seeing child abusers been brought before the …

Roundabouts and the Highway Code

In RTA by AAH

A dangerous round about in London. The Highway Code applies to England, Scotland and Wales and is essential reading for everyone. Rule 186 Signals and position: When taking the first exit to the left, unless signs or markings indicate otherwise signal left and approach in the left-hand lane,  keep to the left on the roundabout and continue signalling left to leave. …

Cyclists be safe on the busy london roads

In Blog, RTA, uninsued claims (MIB) by AAH

Highway Code – Rule 80 Toucan crossings. These are light-controlled crossings which allow cyclists and pedestrians to share crossing space and cross at the same time. They are push-button operated. Pedestrians and cyclists will see the green signal together. Cyclists are permitted to ride across. Hafezis comments : There was a time when pedestrians and cyclists knew their respective role …