Getting all your documentation in order so you’re legal on the road can seem very complicated when you start out. But if you click here, the process for getting your various certificates and licences is clearly laid out.
Hopefully you’ll have a great time most of the time, but if you are involved in an accident and you need to pursue a claim against a third party it can seem very complicated.
A good place to start getting your head around this is, http://www.bikelawyer.co.uk. Run by our MCN Law columnist Andrew Campbell, it’s a mine of useful information and will definitely help you in your dealings with insurance companies and the legal profession.
“Buyer beware” is a defining principle of UK consumer law, but what do you do if you have been ripped off despite your best efforts to protect yourself. This site, https://www.moneyclaim.gov.uk/csmco2/index.jsp, takes you through the process when you need to claim money back.