London is well known for being busy and full of traffic at all hours of the day. It also has many hot spots where car crashes are more likely to occur. The question is what are the most dangerous roads in London?
According to the Department of Transport the most dangerous roads in London for cyclists was the Warton Road/A118. This road claimed the lives of 8 cyclists in 2014 and countless car accidents.
What makes a junction dangerous and more prone to road traffic accidents?
There are many different factors that makes a road in the capital one of the most dangerous roads in London. This could be anything from visibility round blind bends to lack of traffic calming measures, meaning drivers drive faster and potentially cause a car crash.
Driving in London can be stressful at the best of times and the last thing you want to do is become involved in a car crash, especially on one of the most dangerous roads in London.
How to avoid a road traffic accident in London?
The main thing to remember to help prevent a car crash in London is to ensure that you remain focused on the road at all times. It can be easy to become distracted, especially when passing big monuments like Big Ben or the London Eye, but take your eyes off the road for a small amount of time and a car accident could easily occur.
If you are aware of your surroundings at all times it will be easier to pre-empt any potential car accidents and avoid these hazards.
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Date Published: December 9, 2015
Author: David Brown