Newcastle can be a great place for a night out. Whether it’s your birthday, hen/stag do or you just want some fun, there is something for everyone and all tastes. Here is our guide on how to stay safe whilst on a night out in Newcastle.
Stay in a group to avoid an accident claim
In any city it is always safer to travel around in groups and this also applies to a night out in Newcastle. Criminals often target individuals as they are more vulnerable. So, to avoid having to make a travel accident compensation claim, stay together as a group and follow these general rules:
- Be alert
This is basic common sense but when you are on a night out in Newcastle always be alert and aware of those around you. This doesn’t mean you have to be always looking over your shoulder. All it means is keeping your belongings close to you and just watch out for anyone acting suspicious or tailing you. Being aware of what is around you will prevent you getting involved in any dangerous situations.
- Look where you are walking
Another tip that may seem obvious but you would be surprised how many people don’t do this. When you are walking around on your night out, look around you and there will be at least one person with their head down staring at their phone and not on the path ahead of them. Slip, trips and falls are the most common compensation claims and by looking where you are walking, you can ensure your night isn’t unexpectedly interrupted by a serious injury
- Always keep your phone on you
Before you go on your night out in Newcastle make sure your phone is fully charged. If you find yourself in danger, you could find your phone very useful and maybe even life saving if you were to encounter a dangerous situation.
If you have had an accident whilst being out on a night in Newcastle or any other accident in any other part of the UK within the last 3 years that wasn’t your fault, Accident Advice Helpline may assist you in making a claim for compensation. With over 15 years’ experience in personal injury claims, we can help take the stress of an impending or current claim off your shoulders.
Call one of our friendly advisors on our 24-hour freephone on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 to find out if you can make a claim.