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Old 05-21-20, 02:09 PM
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Originally Posted by topflightpro View Post
What liability does your son take on if he is riding with a junior like that if something bad happens, like getting struck by a car?

I know a couple coaches who won't train juniors because they don't want to have any responsibility for them riding on open roads.
I expect is it like any other casual thing. This is common SoCal from surfing, to soccer practice to bike riding. I had not heard of any court cases. My expectation would be there real liability would be almost nothing, but a lawyer can make something of nothing quite easily.
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