National Highways £300,000 Overpayment From the Public Purse

National Highways’ failure to audit a £440,000 bill from Amey has cost the public over £300,000! The costs arose from a collision; a vehicle struck Higham Road Bridge, Northampton which passes over a railway line.  Emergency attendance was required and the damaged wall needed reinstating to protect road and rail …

01/06/2021 – Pre Action Protocol for Personal Injury Claims

31/05/2021 – The personal injury claims process is changing for people who suffer lower value injuries as a result of road traffic accidents (RTAs). Turning on a sixpence, we at CMA have long enjoyed the challenges of addressing portal claims within the prescribed timescales. The new portal for road traffic …

2021 Review of The Highway Code

A consultation document setting out the changes proposed and seeking views on whether the changes will help drivers feel better informed and more confident about driving on high-speed roads. This appears particularly aimed at the introduction of ‘Smart’ ManicWays, sorry …. Motorways. The combined effect of our proposed changes to …

Introduction of a National Schedule of Repair Costs for Network Damage (Green Claims)

01/10/2020 a spectacular failure – a little over 3 months after Jim O’Sullivan (CEO) and Tim Reardon (General Counsel) launch their National Schedule Of Repair Costs for network damage (Green Claims)’.  Insurers are blamed but we suspect the Authority’s contractors realised it prevented profiteering and the Authority, beholden to these suppliers, has pulled the …