Controlling and Coercive Behaviour: Widening the Net
The passion, drive and competition; it’s what defines sport. The thrill of competing and winning is what athletes dedicate their lives to. It is an addictive drug which reaps with it benefits such as good health, fitness, a competitive edge and a disciplined mind set. However, as with any drug, there is one potential side effect, which if not controlled, can be life or death. This is safety.
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has proposed banning thousands of lorries which have low levels of visibility from the streets of London. This will come as welcome news to many of those who use their bikes to get around the capital. As specialist personal injury solicitors, we represent clients who have suffered injury in a Road Traffic Accident, as a pedestrian, a cyclist or a passenger or driver in a vehicle. Cyclists are among the most vulnerable road users, and we understand the importance of improving cycling safety on the roads.
The Olympic Games may have come to a close, but we can still look forward to all the action of the Paralympic Games, due to take place in Rio between 7 – 18 September 2016. What I did not realise until recently was the fact that the Paralympic Games owe a debt to the treatment of spinal injury patients during and shortly after World War II.
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