driving with cast

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  1. kickstart

    kickstart Funster

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    Have had a spill on my bike recently breaking arm and collar bone,as its the first time Ive had any time off work would like to do my converlesing somewhere warmer,what is the law on driving as its my right arm, and my burstner is automatic I dont think it would be a problem :thumb:
     
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    people drive with one arm .some with no legs. i know of a bus driver with no legs. i drive with both legs in calipers and drive hgv. so make your choice .i also drive m,cycles. remember we dont make the rules we just try not to break them. souds like spain is calling you?cheers alan
     
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    No reason not to drive with a cast Provided you can reach and operate all the controls in a safe and controled manner, that includes the handbrake without letting go the steering wheel
    if not, you are in danger of being pulled up, prosecuted and prevented from carrying on your journey:Doh:
    Most people with relevant disabilities have an adaption of some sort to facilitate the driving of a motor vehicle
    Geo
     
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    saw a guy years ago at the IOM TT with a full pot on his left leg.

    riding a bike with a bracket on the front downtube to rest his leg on.

    gear lever extended to tank level so operated by hand.

    he had no probs with the island police.

    never saw the results of stopping and falling over to the left though:Rofl1:
     
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    There are two things you need to be aware of:

    a) You will need to inform your insurance company because if you have an accident and havent informed them, they might not pay out.

    b) You will need to contact the DVLA medical branch. They should not have a problem as it is temporary, albeit temporary, you need to let them know.

    Once you have done that, go for it xxxxxxxxxxxx have a great time, make the most of not having to work xxxxxxxxxx
     
  6. kenspain

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    I would check with the Spanish law first before coming here i think i could be a problem,
     
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    Get the other half to drive, go site in the back and crack a cold un???

    :Rofl1:
     
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    don't think you should risk it Kickstart...get somebody to drive you down, pay for them a cheap flight back...sorted! What time do you want me to pick you up?
     
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