Gibson v Orr 
- Police placed cones on one side of a collapsed bridge to prevent motorists driving off it
- A motorist drove off the bridge from the other (non-coned) side
- Could there be liability for the police
- Claim allowed
- The police had assumed responsibility for the task of protecting motorists from the bridge, therefore they were responsible for ensuring safety on both sides
Posted in Tort Law Revision Notes.
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