darkhairedlord wrote:Pilot Pete wrote:darkhairedlord wrote:They might clock the road pedals sans reflectors and decide bike legal for road use...
Eh? Legal or illegal?
Not legal, typ0!
In this case liability hasn't been disputed.
I'm not aware of any cases where liability was escaped due to illegal pedals. They would have to prove based on balance of probability that reflectors would've made a difference, it is generally accepted 5hat parts of the RTA need updating iadue to modern 8nvention of led lights..
Similarly although not legal requirements, no up claim has been successful defended 9n basis of no helmet, at best contributory negligence. When seat belts first came into force, deductions of up to 25% were the 9ften common. I can't recall 9ff hand stance of crash helmets for motorcyclists as again be difficult to quantify extent of 8njury with and without.....