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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    The dangers of city trams

    Do you know about the dangers of city trams? City trams can be very convenient for getting around, but they can also be very dangerous. There have been many tram-related accidents in cities like Manchester and Edinburgh over recent years, and several experts have suggested that more needs to be done to boost safety standards in areas where pedestrians and trams share space. One of the main problems with tram networks is that pedestrians are able to freely walk across tracks, which makes the chances of collisions occurring high.

    More about the dangers of city trams

    The chances of drivers and pedestrians becoming distracted where trams are involved are significant. Many cyclists have had their wheels stuck in tram lines, and a large number of accidents have resulted from congestion. Trams have a much worse stopping distance than buses and cars, which makes it much harder for their drivers to stop in time when they need to. Nonetheless, there are many great things about trams, such as them generally being more punctual and reliable than buses and the fact they encourage people to leave their cars at home and reduce their carbon footprint.

    At Accident Advice Helpline, we can assist you if you have had an accident linked to the dangers of city trams. We have been in the personal claims industry since 2000 and have the experience and expertise needed to deliver the excellent legal representation you require. You do not need any money to begin a claim with us, and most claimants don’t need to go to court. Furthermore, you won’t need to undergo more than one additional medical assessment. We also work on a no-win, no-fee basis.

    Why not get things moving today?

    We do urge you to file away or keep hold of all evidence related to your claim as it could be the difference between getting compensation and going without. Please don’t get rid of any witness contact details, images of your injuries, medical reports or other evidence associated with your accident. You will normally have three years from the date of your accident to launch a claim, and it’s best we talk to you and any witnesses before your memories become hazier. To find out more and see if you have a case, call 0800 689 0500 on your landline or 0333 500 0993 if you’re using your mobile.

    Date Published: May 6, 2017

    Author: Accident Advice

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.