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  • Sam v Atkins, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, November 09, 2005, [2005] EWCA Civ 1452

    1. LORD JUSTICE MAY: This is an appeal in a case arising out of a road traffic accident from the decision and order of HHJ Hamilton in Luton County Court on 18th February 2005. The judge dismissed the claimant's claim for damages for negligence. He held that although the defendant had driven negligently her negligence had not caused the claimant...

    ... out in front of the transit van without stopping to check the other lane. A silver Landrover then ... He referred to passages in the highway code and to stopping distances for a vehicle ...

  • Lovell (Nee Geraghty) v Leeds City Council, Court of Appeal - Queen's Bench Division, May 22, 2009, [2009] EWHC 1145 (QB)

    1. The Claimant asks for an indemnity or contribution to be made by the Defendant Leeds City Council (``LCC'') in respect of damages and costs paid to Mr Mead in settlement of a claim for negligence brought by Mr Mead against the Claimant. Mr Mead's claim was for damages for personal injuries suffered as a result of an accident (``the accident'') t...

    ... the claim is that the Defendant was the Highway Authority in respect of the road where the ..., according to figures given in the Highway Code, the minimum distance required to stop a car ... witnesses must have underestimated the distances. A car length is about 5 to 6 metres. Figures ... of PS Milburn on reaction times and stopping distances lead to the conclusion that the ...

  • Curry & Anor v Ehrari, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, February 21, 2007, [2007] EWCA Civ 120

    1. On 25 June 2001, Somaya Ehrari stepped out from behind a parked car. One second later she was struck by the nearside mirror of a builder's truck driven by Martin Curry, the first appellant, an employee of the second appellant. She suffered severe brain injury. Jack J concluded that the driver was negligent in failing to see her before the mom...

    ... reference to the relevant edition of the Highway Code (1999). But I note references to the need ... a thinking distance of 6 metres out of a stopping distance of 12 metres, Mr Curry could have taken ... effective avoiding action upon the distances for thinking and stopping given by the Highway ...

  • Barton v Hutchinson, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, October 30, 1998, [1998] EWCA Civ 1643

    LORD JUSTICE MAY: This is an appeal by the defendant, Mr Hillary John Hutchinson, from the decision of His Honour Judge Cartlidge made on 14 January of this year in the Newcastle-upon-Tyne County Court in two consolidated actions arising out of a road traffic accident which occurred on 10 January 1995. The two consolidated actions were both broug...

    ... "I have heard calculations about stopping speeds, stopping distances, based on the Highway Code. All these calculations are based on estimates ...

  • Arnot v Sprake & Anor, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, February 22, 2001, [2001] EWCA Civ 341

    2. LORD JUSTICE KAY: On 7th July 1999, the claimant went for a pleasure ride on his Suzuki GX 750cc motorcycle. He was intending to go to Brighton but he got lost on the way and as a result his route took him along Countryman Lane, Shipley in Sussex. Sadly there his pleasure ride came to an abrupt end when he collided with a crop sprayer pulling a

    ... one has in mind at every moment the safe stopping distances in the Highway Code. All I can find, ...

  • The East Midlands Gateway Rail Freight Interchange and Highway Order 2016

    An application has been made to the Secretary of State under section 37 of the Planning Act 2008(1) (“the 2008 Act”) in accordance with the Infrastructure Planning (Applications: Prescribed Forms and Procedure) Regulations 2009(2) for an order granting development consent. The application was examined in accordance with Chapter 4 of Part 6 of

    ...(3) All distances, directions and lengths referred to in this Order are approximate ...Stopping up of streets. 11.—(1) Subject to the provisions of this ... by or in accordance with the electronic communications code on the operator of an electronic communications code network. ...

  • Bruma v Hassan & Anor, Court of Appeal - Queen's Bench Division, December 18, 2017, [2017] EWHC 3209 (QB)

    1. Mrs Mihaela Bruma is a lady who is now 31. She is married to Mr Ion Bruma, and they have one child. She came to the UK from Romania in 2012 to join her husband who had found work here. Not long after arriving Mrs Bruma herself found work as a waitress in the employment of a Mr Algul. Mrs Bruma, like her husband, was required to work night sh...

    ... (The Highway Code mentions bends, pedestrians, cyclists, ... The total stopping distance for Mr Hassan's car would be between 15 ... path across it, and therefore the distances which formed the basis of their calculations ...

  • The M1 Junction 10a (Grade Separation) Order 2013

    An application has been made to the Secretary of State, in accordance with the Infrastructure Planning (Applications: Prescribed Forms and Procedure) Regulations 2009(1) , for an order under sections 37 , 114 , 115 , 117(4) , 120 and 122 of the Planning Act 2008(2) (“the 2008 Act”). The application was examined by a single appointed person (ap...

    ...“the 1980 Act” means the Highways Act 1980(6);. “the 1984 Act” means the Road ...(3) All distances, directions and lengths referred to in this Order ... street works) and any regulations made, or code of practice issued or approved under, those ... modifications) in relation to any stopping up, alteration or diversion of a street of a ...

  • The Network Rail (Norton Bridge Area Improvements) Order 2014

    An application has been made to the Secretary of State, in accordance with the Infrastructure Planning (Applications: Prescribed Forms and Procedure) Regulations 2009(1) , for an order under sections 37 , 114 , 115 , 117(4) , 120 and 122 of the Planning Act 2008(2). The application was examined in accordance with Chapter 4 of Part 6 of the 200...

    ...“the 1980 Act” means the Highways Act 1980(7);. “the 1984 Act” means the Road ...(3) All distances, directions and lengths referred to in this Order ...Stopping up of streets. 11.  (1)  Subject to the ... of street works) and any regulations made or code of practice issued or approved under those ...

  • Scott v Gavigan, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, June 08, 2016, [2016] EWCA Civ 544

    1. The question in this case is whether the judge - Mr Recorder Hollington QC - was wrong to decide that the claimant, Darren Scott, was wholly responsible for the accident that occurred when he ran across the road into the path of an oncoming moped driven by Nicholas Gavigan, the defendant. The claimant appeals to this court with the leave of Ful...

    ... a gap in between the two islands for stopping half way across the road. On each nearside of the ...He had regard to rules 124 to 126 of the Highway Code and in particular to the fact referred to in ...Rule 126 gives typical stopping distances and enjoins the driver to drive at a speed that ...

  • The M20 Junction 10a Development Consent Order 2017

    An application has been made to the Secretary of State under section 37 of the Planning Act 2008(1) (“the 2008 Act”) in accordance with the Infrastructure Planning (Applications: Prescribed Forms and Procedure) Regulations 2009(2) for an Order granting development consent. The application was examined by a single appointed person (appointed by...

    ...“the 1980 Act” means the Highways Act 1980(6);. “the 1981 Act” means the ...(3) All distances, directions and lengths referred to in this Order ... street works) and any regulations made, or code of practice issued or approved, under those ... modifications) in relation to any stopping up, alteration or diversion of a street of a ...

  • The London Underground (Bank Station Capacity Upgrade) Order 2015

    An application has been made to the Secretary of State in accordance with the Transport and Works (Applications and Objections Procedure) (England and Wales) Rules 2006(1) for an Order under sections 1 and 5 of the Transport and Works Act 1992(2) (“the 1992 Act”). The Secretary of State caused an inquiry to be held for the purposes of the appl...

    ...“the 1980 Act” means the Highways Act 1980(6);. “the 1990 Act” means the Town ...“the access to works and permanent stopping up of streets plan” means the plan certified by ...(3) All distances, directions and lengths stated in the description ... of street works and any regulations made or code of practice issued or approved under those ...

  • The National Grid (Richborough Connection Project) Development Consent Order 2017

    The Secretary of State has considered the report and recommendation of the Panel, has taken into account the environmental information in accordance with regulation 3 of the Infrastructure Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2009(2) and has had regard to the documents and matters referred to in section 104(2) of the 2008 Act. ...

    ...“the 1980 Act” means the Highways Act 1980(5);. “the 1981 Act” means the ...(3) All distances, directions and lengths referred to in this Order ... street works) and any regulations made, or code of practice issued or approved, under those ... modifications) in relation to any stopping up, alteration or diversion of a street of a ...

  • Williams & Ors (The Sustainable Totnes Action Group) v Devon County Council, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, March 06, 2015, [2015] EWHC 568 (Admin)

    1. This claim was originally commenced by Sustainable Totnes Action Group (`STAG'), against the Defendant, Devon County Council. It is a statutory application under paragraph 35 of Schedule 9 to the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (``the 1984 Act'') for an order quashing the Devon County Council (Fore Street & Station Road, Totnes)(Traffic Regula...

    ... . 21. The Defendant's head of highways then produced a report dated 30th November 2012 ... in a set of identifiable rules or a code or a contractual or other bond between them. Such ... hill and pass up it and onto High Street stopping on a number of occasions on the way. I have no ..., in view of the substandard visibility distances at the junction of the road with the A377". This ...

  • The National Grid (North London Reinforcement Project) Order 2014

    An application has been made to the Secretary of State in accordance with the Infrastructure Planning (Applications: Prescribed Forms and Procedures) Regulations 2009(1) for an Order under sections 114 , 115 and 120 of the Planning Act 2008(2) (“the 2008 Act”); The application was examined by a single appointed person appointed by the Secretar...

    ...“the 1980 Act” means the Highways Act 1980(6);. “the 1981 Act” means the ...(3) All distances, directions and lengths referred to in this Order ...Permanent stopping up of streets. 12.  (1)  Subject to the ... street works) and any regulations made, or code of practice issued or approved, under those ...

  • The Network Rail (Redditch Branch Enhancement) Order 2013

    An application has been made to the Secretary of State, in accordance with the Infrastructure Planning (Applications: Prescribed Forms and Procedure) Regulations 2009(1) , for an order under sections 37 , 114 , 115 , 117(4) , 120 and 122 of the Planning Act 2008(2). The application was examined in accordance with Chapter 4 of Part 6 of the 200...

    ...“the 1980 Act” means the Highways Act 1980(6);. “the 1981 Act” means the ...“electronic communications code” has the meaning given in section 137(8) of the ...“the footpath stopping up and diversion plan” means the plan certified ...(3) All distances, directions and lengths referred to in this Order ...

  • Rainford v Lawrenson, Court of Appeal - Queen's Bench Division, April 15, 2014, [2014] EWHC 1188 (QB)

    1. On the 13th March 2007, at about 8 am, Charlotte Rainford was walking, with her sister Vicky, from her home to a bus stop on the A588 otherwise known as Carr Lane in Hambleton, Lancashire to catch a bus to school. Charlotte was aged 14 years and 8 months and Vicky was 16 years and 4 months. As Charlotte crossed from the west side to the east sid...

    ...She was familiar with the Green Cross Code and, in particular, that part where, in dealing ...She described reaching the bus stop and stopping, waiting for a safe opportunity to cross the ... been about 0.9 and 1.7 metres (these distances are for central and offside lane positions). If ... is taken to know the principles of the Highway Code, including paragraph 146, which advises ...

  • The A556 (Knutsford to Bowdon Improvement) Development Consent Order 2014

    An application has been made to the Secretary of State, in accordance with the Infrastructure Planning (Applications: Prescribed Forms and Procedure) Regulations 2009(1) for an Order under sections 37 , 114 , 115 , 120 and 122 of the Planning Act 2008(2). The application was examined by a single appointed person (appointed by the Secretary of

    ...“the 1980 Act” means the Highways Act 1980(6);. “the 1981 Act” means the ...(3) All distances, directions and lengths referred to in this Order ... street works) and any regulations made, or code of practice issued or approved under, those ... modifications) in relation to any stopping up, alteration or diversion of a street of a ...

  • The Transport for Greater Manchester (Light Rapid Transit System) (Second City Crossing) Order 2013

    An application has been made to the Secretary of State in accordance with the Transport and Works (Applications and Objections Procedure) (England and Wales) Rules 2006(1) for an Order under sections 1 and 5 of the Transport and Works Act 1992(2) (“the 1992 Act”). The Secretary of State caused an inquiry to be held for the purposes of the appl...

    ...“the 1980 Act” means the Highways Act 1980(5);. “the 1984 Act” means the Road ...(6) All distances, directions, lengths and points stated in the ... street works) and any regulations made, or code of practice issued or approved under, those ... modifications) in relation to any stopping up, alteration or diversion of a street of a ...

  • The A160/A180 (Port of Immingham Improvement) Development Consent Order 2015

    An application has been made to the Secretary of State, under section 37 of the Planning Act 2008(1) (“the 2008 Act”) in accordance with the Infrastructure Planning (Applications: Prescribed Forms and Procedure) Regulations 2009(2) for an order granting development consent. The application was examined by a single appointed person (appointed b...

    ...“the 1980 Act” means the Highways Act 1980(6);. “the 1981 Act” means the ...(3) All distances, directions and lengths referred to in this Order ... street works) and any regulations made, or code of practice issued or approved, under those ... modifications) in relation to any stopping up, alteration or diversion of a street of a ...

  • The A19/A1058 Coast Road (Junction Improvement) Development Consent Order 2016

    An application has been made to the Secretary of State under section 37 of the Planning Act 2008(1) (“the 2008 Act”) in accordance with the Infrastructure Planning (Applications: Prescribed Forms and Procedure) Regulations 2009(2) for an Order granting development consent. The application was examined by a single appointed person (appointed by...

    ...“the 1980 Act” means the Highways Act 1980(6);. “the 1981 Act” means the ...(3) All distances, directions and lengths referred to in this Order ... street works) and any regulations made, or code of practice issued or approved, under those ... modifications) in relation to any stopping up, alteration or diversion of a street of a ...

  • The North Wales Wind Farms Connection Order 2016

    The Secretary of State has considered the report and recommendation of the Panel, has taken into account the environmental information in accordance with regulation 3 of the Infrastructure Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2009(2) and has had regard to the documents and matters referred to in section 104(2) of the 2008 Act. ...

    ...“1980 Act” means the Highways Act 1980(5);. “1981 Act” means the Compulsory ...(3) All distances, directions and lengths referred to in this Order ...(a) permit, prohibit or restrict the stopping, parking, waiting, loading or unloading of ... OF OPERATORS OF ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS CODE NETWORKS. 1.—(1) For the protection of any ...

  • The Midland Metro (Wolverhampton City Centre Extension) Order 2016

    An application has been made to the Secretary of State in accordance with the Transport and Works (Applications and Objections Procedure) (England and Wales) Rules 2006(1) for an Order under sections 1 and 5 of the Transport and Works Act 1992(2) (“the 1992 Act”). The Secretary of State caused an inquiry to be held for the purposes of the appl...

    ...“the 1980 Act” means the Highways Act 1980(5);. “the 1984 Act” means the Road ...(5) All areas, distances, directions, lengths and points stated in the ... street works) and any regulations made, or code of practice issued or approved under those ... modifications) in relation to any stopping up, alteration or diversion of a street of a ...

  • Sinclair v Joyner, Court of Appeal - Queen's Bench Division, June 23, 2015, [2015] EWHC 1800 (QB)

    1. On Sunday 3 July 2011 the Claimant, then aged 58, sustained severe injuries when, as the Defendant now concedes, a collision occurred between the Claimant's bicycle and the Defendant's Volvo XC 90, causing the Claimant to fall sideways on to the road. The accident happened just after 6 p.m. in a rural location, the Claimant cycling along Broadw...

    ... cyclist, who would sometimes cycle long distances and who regularly cycled for pleasure, often in ... ``Road users requiring extra care'' the Highway Code (Revised 2007 edition) draws attention, at ... use emergency braking and the relevant stopping distances, produced by Mr Mutch in his report, ...

  • The Preesall Underground Gas Storage Facility Order 2015

    An application was made to the former Infrastructure Planning Commission in accordance with the Infrastructure Planning (Applications: Prescribed Forms and Procedures) Regulations 2009(1) for an order under sections 37 , 114 , 115 , 120 , 121 , 122 , 123 , 142 and 149 A of the Planning Act 2008(2) (“the 2008 Act”). The application was examined...

    ...“the 1980 Act” means the Highways Act 1980(8);. “the 1990 Act” means the Town ...“access and temporary stopping up plans” means the plans certified as the ...(5) All distances, directions and lengths referred to in this Order ... OF OPERATORS OF ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS CODE NETWORKS. 1.  For the protection of any ...