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Cycling Accidents

What To do, What Not To Do

Newspapers are unable, seemingly, to discriminate between a bicycle accident and the collapse of civilisation.

George Bernard Shaw

Cycling Accidents

Cycling has become more common in the last 10-15 years. It is popular for several reasons. It is great exercise, it’s cheap and it cuts down on travel time.


If possible, stay calm and obtain the following information from the other driver:

  • Name and address
  • Registration details
  • Insurance details


  • Take photographs of the scene of the accident
  • Call the Gardaí or report the accident to your local Garda station
  • Phone a friend to help you
  • Obtain the names contact details of witnesses
  • Go to the hospital or your GP as soon as possible

The RSA has issued the top ten safety tips and safety gear for motor cyclists. Please see .


Admit liability/always take legal advice before making a written statement to the Gardaí.

The RSA have very useful information on cycling safety at www.rsa/

John Griffin

John Griffin

Principal Solicitor

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