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Are cyclists obliged to ride on share paths if one is available?

A shared path is an area open to the public that is designated for, use by both the riders of bicycles and pedestrians, and includes a length of path for use by both bicycles and...

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laws for motorists sharing the road with cyclists in South Australia

The laws all motorists should be aware of when sharing the road with cyclists

With the weekly bike traffic in South Australia having increased by 56 per cent over the last 10 years, there are a few laws all motorists should be aware of when it comes to...

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Laws for cyclists in South Australia

Setting the record straight on South Australia’s bike laws

Since 2012 cyclists have accounted for 4% of fatalities and 9% of serious injuries on South Australian roads. A total of 21 cyclists have been killed on our roads in that time,...

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How is compensation calculated for motor vehicle accidents?

How is compensation calculated for motor vehicle accidents?

If you’re injured in a motor vehicle accident after 1 July 2013, you’ll find that any Compulsory Third Party (CTP) compensation available to you is different to what was available...

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Interim payment options from motor vehicle accident

My motor vehicle accident claim hasn’t been finalised yet. Are there interim payments I can claim to alleviate financial hardship?

If you’ve made a compensation claim as result of Motor Vehicle Accident injuries and are suffering financial hardship, there are options for obtaining some interim payments.

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I’ve had a car accident and need help with the housework and garden

I’ve had a car accident and need help with the housework and garden

If you suffer injuries in a motor vehicle accident that prevent you from undertaking daily living like the housework or gardening, then you're may be entitled to make a claim for...

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Injured in a motor vehicle accident? Don’t settle your claim unless you’ve included future medical expenses

If you’ve been injured in a motor vehicle accident, it’s easy to quantify the amount you want to claim. But have you considered the cost of future medical expenses?

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Lawyers for motor vehicle accident claims in South Australia

Injured in a motor vehicle accident? Getting early advice is critical

It is a matter of concern that under the new motor vehicle accident scheme in South Australia, the majority of injured people do not engage a solicitor at all and this would have...

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motor vehicle accidents in south australia after 1 july 2013

Motor vehicle accident claims after 1 July 2013

The laws relating to personal injury claims as a result of a motor vehicle accident changed significantly on 1 July 2013. The new laws are applicable to anyone involved in an...

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