Plans to make it harder for cyclists to claim compensation after injury dropped

The government wanted to raise the limit for small claims to £5000 - which would have excluded most cyclists injured on the road

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Changes that may have made it difficult for vulnerable road users - including cyclists - to claim compensation after an injury have been dropped.

Both the national charity, Cycling UK, and British Cycling spoke out against the proposed revision to the Civil Liability Bill during the consultation - saying that the changes would negatively impact road users on bicycles.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.