Twisted Spokes Press Cuttings

Since our establishment, the Twisted Spokes team has been featured in a number of national and regional print and online media.  Take a look at our selection of online press cuttings below to learn more.  


If you'd like to speak to us further about making a claim after suffering a collision whilst on your bike, you can do so on 0808 168 7228.  


  1. Serious cycling injuries increase by 23 per cent in last decade

    An article in the Manchester Evening News discussing the rise of serious cycling injuries, with comment from Jane Bedford McLaren of Twisted Spokes.

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    01/06/2014

    Jane Bedford McLaren featured in the Manchester Evening News regarding a discussion of the information that serious injuries suffered by cyclists have risen by 23 per cent in the last ten years.  

    Read the full article in the Manchester Evening News.

  2. Secret cyclist who uses a helmet camera to film Manchester's bad drivers

    This article discusses a cyclist who has been filming instances of poor driving on his helmet camera. It also uses information Twisted Spokes provided from a road user attitude survey, discussing views on cycling.

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    A feature in the Manchester Evening News focused on a cyclist who uses a helmet camera to film Manchester's bad drivers. Information provided by Twisted Spokes arising from a road attitudes survey, was also featured at length in the article.

    Read the full article in the MEN.

  3. Cyclist secretly films reckless drivers on city streets

    The Daily Mirror featured a story regarding a Manchester cyclist who secretly filmed bad drivers on his helmet camera. The article also features information from Twisted Spokes on road user attitudes, gained via a survey we carried out.

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    12/09/2014

    The Daily Mirror also featured the story the Manchester Evening News covered, regarding a Manchester-based cyclist who captures poor driving on his helmet camera. The article also featured the results from a survey Twisted Spokes carried out on road user attitudes and comment from Senior Associate, Jane Bedford McLaren.

    Read the full article in the Mirror.

  4. Survey: Motorists feel anxious and aware when driving around cyclists

    The road.cc website featured a survey carried out by Twisted Spokes to gauge road users attitudes, with questions geared at both cyclists and motorists to assess their attitudes towards cyclists and cycling provisions.

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    10/09/2014

    The website road.cc featured a survey conducted by Twisted Spokes, gauging motorist and cyclist attitudes towards each other. It also included comment from Senior Associate, Jane Bedford McLaren.

    Read the article in Road.cc.

  5. JMW staff get wheelie geared up for cycle to work day

    An article featuring the JMW team taking part in national cycle to work day, including comment from Twisted Spokes' Jane Bedford McLaren.

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    09/09/2014

    Pro-Manchester's SME club newsletter featured a news article about JMW staff participating in national cycle to work day. Also included in the article was comment from Senior Associate Jane Bedford McLaren.

    Read the full article in SME Club.

  6. Freight group rejects call for peak time lorry ban

    Coverage published by the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation in response to a survey Twisted Spokes conducted on road user attitudes towards cycling infrastructure, where results highlighted that almost half of respondents would back a peak time ban on HGV lorries in city centres.  Senior Associate, Jane Bedford McLaren, comments.  You can read the article here.

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  7. Health specialist is latest cyclist to be killed by HGV

    Commentary in The Times from Senior Associate Jane Bedford McLaren following the news that a health specialist is the latest individual to be involved in a fatal accident after being knocked off her bike.  You can read the article, which is not paywalled, here.

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  8. Serious cycling injuries in Leeds rise by nearly 50 per cent

    An article in the Yorkshire Evening Post discussing data from Leeds City Council showing that serious cycling injuries have risen by nearly 50 per cent in the last decade.

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    03/09/2014 The Yorkshire Evening Post discussed data from Leeds City Council showing that serious cycling injuries in the city had risen by nearly 50 per cent in the past decade. Jane Bedford McLaren, Senior Associate, Twisted Spokes, provided a comment for them on the findings.

     

    Read the full article in the Yorkshire Evening Post.

  9. JMW Solicitors launches specialist cycling claims division

    An article in the business publication Bdaily Business News, regarding the launch of Twisted Spokes.

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    27/06/2014 Bdaily Business News featured the Twisted Spokes team in this article, which announces the launch of our Twisted Spokes service. It also touches on the rise of serious injuries cyclists have suffered in Greater Manchester, over the past decade.

     

    Read the full story in Bdaily Business News.

For more information:

Danielle Gibson

0161 828 8349

danielle.gibson@jmw.co.uk


Note to Editors

JMW Solicitors LLP is one of the leading Manchester law firms and offers a broad range of legal services to both commercial and private clients.  We are committed to providing legal services in a cost effective and timely manner.

Twisted Spokes is a new service to assist cyclists seeking help after they have been involved in a collision that wasn’t their fault.  It is staffed by cycling specialist lawyers, and the associated website contains information about making a cycling claim, a downloadable bicycle repair assessment sheet , safety advice and social media commentary on the world of cycling.  

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