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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

    Top 5 accident hotspots in Hertfordshire

    Top 5 accident hotspots in Hertfordshire

    In our 13 years’ experience, in all areas of personal injury compensation, Accident Advice Helpline has amassed an expert knowledge of the accident hotspots across the country. In this article, we name the top 5 accident hotspots in Hertfordshire.


    According to research published by MoneySupermarket, Watford takes the unenviable title of being the place where a road traffic accident is most likely to occur in the UK. The research showed more car crash claims were made per 1,000 drivers than anywhere else in the UK with 180 claims made per 1,000 drivers.

    High Road (A1170) Broxbourne

    The High Road (A1170) Broxbourne was identified by the Hertfordshire Road Policing Unit (RPU) as being an accident hotspot and having a history of serious road traffic collisions.

    Leighton Buzzard Road (A4146) in Hemel Hempstead

    As part of Operation Slowdown initiated by the RPU, the Leighton Buzzard Road (A4146) in Hemel Hempstead was designated as an accident black spot with a history of serious car crashes. Operation Slowdown is the programme initiated by the RPU in order to reduce the amount of accidents that occur on Hertfordshire’s roads. Other roads that were included as part of Operation Slowdown were:

    • Batchworth Lane, Moor Park
    • Broadhall Way (A602) Stevenage

    Claiming compensation in the event of an accident

    Remember, if you’ve been injured in an accident in Hertfordshire within the last three years and it wasn’t your fault, you could be entitled to claim compensation. Our lines are open 24/7 on 0800 689 0500 and are staffed by friendly, professional advisers, dedicated to helping you in your pursuit for justice. All claims are made on a 100 per cent no-win-no-fee* basis and you are under no obligation to proceed with any claims for compensation that may be discussed over the phone.

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    At Accident Advice Helpline, we aim to make the claim process as transparent and efficient as possible. Many of our claims are settled outside of court, meaning that many of our clients will never have to set foot in a courtroom, reliving the trauma of a serious road traffic accident. Contact Accident Advice Helpline today for more information, it could change your life. Alternatively, you can find out online in less than 30 seconds if you may be entitled to claim compensation by taking our online test.

    Date Published: May 1, 2014

    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.