Goodes v East Sussex County Council [2000]

Facts

  • The claimant was confined to a wheelchair after he skidded on ice on an unsalted road, and crashed

Issue

  •  Did the local authority have a duty to salt the roads

Decision

  •  No duty

Reasoning

  •  The statutory duty to “maintain” the roads was no encompassing of the obligation to salt roads
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