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  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

As fun as they might be, I don’t see the kinds of transportation and environmental benefits flowing from e-scooters like I do from their larger and safer cousin, the e-bike.

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

As motorists, we have a strong moral duty, in addition to our legal one, to take care not to hurt much more vulnerable road users. But it is also reasonable to expect that vulnerable road users will look after our

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

We don’t blindly move between vehicle lanes without checking our mirrors and shoulder checking. Why don’t we, as a matter of course, do the same thing before moving across the area of the road commonly occupied by cyclists?

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

In each of the scenarios I provide, the collision would have been avoided had the motorist met the standard of driving care we reasonably expect of motorists. But correspondingly, each collision would also have been avoided had the cyclist

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

Rather than blaming cyclists and pedestrians for failing to take more care for their own safety, we need to be considering what more we can do to take more care for their safety.

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

I love playing devil’s advocate.  Challenging perceptions is fun for me.  With road safety issues I get the bonus of doing my small bit to make our roads safer. I recently challenged perceptions about rights of way between drivers and

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

For most collisions that cross my desk, the driver of one of the vehicles is totally to blame.  It happens all the time, with distracted drivers blowing stop signs, crashing their vehicles into the back of lines of stopped traffic,

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer,

“Perhaps the regulations would benefit from a review.” I couldn’t agree more with Mr. Justice Brown who made that comment in his decision dismissing the appeals of Mr. Raymond Rei.  Mr. Rei had been ticketed for operating a vehicle without