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This group is dedicated to the discussion of legal aspects related to cycling in New Zealand, and for providing legal advice to CAN members.

This group is dedicated to the discussion of legal aspects related to cycling in New Zealand, and for providing legal advice to CAN members.
IF YOU ARE A LEGAL MIND: If you are a legal mind and you have a keen interest in cycling, please join this group. You will have an opportunity to participate in a high level discussion with others who share your interest. You don't have to be a member of Cycling Advocates Network to participate.
IF YOU JUST NEED ADVICE: If you are interested in legal issues for a personal reason (for example, if you had your bike damaged in an accident, it was not your fault, and you want to make a claim against someone) and you would like to pariticpate in the discussion for a while, you are also welcome. But please be aware that, in order to join this group and participate in the discussion, you must be a member of Cycling Advocates Network.

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Posted on 24 March, 2015 - 12:39 by Patrick
Can you help?Please respond to Barry as belowDear Patrick
Posted on 8 September, 2014 - 15:58 by Graeme
Posted on 14 September, 2011 - 16:26 by Graeme
.Dear CAN groups,
Posted on 1 June, 2011 - 13:21 by Graeme
The draft Land Transport (Road user) Amendment Rule [2011] is available for comment.The main proposal is to change the give-way rules at uncontrolled intersections or when opposing signals
Posted on 24 May, 2011 - 10:05 by Patrick
Cycling deaths Inquest announcedWaikato Coroner Gordon Matenga will travel to four separate regions throughout the country to hear evidence relating to nine cycling deaths to try and identify any common trends or information that could prevent a re-occurrence of such tragedies.
Posted on 20 May, 2011 - 16:17 by Patrick
Stop at red ( is a campaign to reduce crashes and improve the status of cycling in the eyes of the public and policy-makers, and to tackl
Posted on 6 March, 2011 - 13:19 by Sridhar
Hi all,
Posted on 23 November, 2010 - 18:53 by Sridhar
Posted on 24 August, 2010 - 11:42 by Patrick
Can you advise me on this dilemma? Wellington has bus only (bikes forbidden) and bus lanes (bikes ok).
Posted on 20 August, 2010 - 21:17 by Sridhar
Now! I may be sounding like I am out of my mind.
Posted on 11 July, 2010 - 13:26 by Patrick
A driver who killed a German cyclist after falling asleep at the wheel of his heavily laden logging truck and trailer has been jailed for two years and three months.
Posted on 25 June, 2009 - 13:58 by Patrick
Two years have passed since hundreds of Wellington riders gathered to mark the death of two riders.
Posted on 23 March, 2009 - 14:47 by Stephen Molloy
Hi CAN legal I was involved in the following and would like some advice on best way to proceed.