No matter how safe and capable a driver you may be, the fact is that you are equally dependent on other motorists to help prevent serious road traffic accidents and incidents on the road.
You can be as vigilant and thorough as possible and it may still not be enough to avoid a car crash or accident with a motorcycle.
Some roads are more prone to vehicle collisions than others. If you are ever travelling through the picturesque lands of West Yorkshire, the following stretches of tarmac may require special care and attention.
Thornton Road, Bradford
Back in September 2013, a tragic accident on this road claimed the lives of two men and one woman. Late one Monday evening, the Mitsubishi they were driving crashed into a hairdresser’s on the road. All three were pronounced dead at the scene.
The horrific tale took on an additionally upsetting element when it was revealed that the female victim had been given the all-clear from cancer just one month earlier.
Stile Common Road, Newsome
Hazardous potholes have been causing serious concern for residents along this road who believe it is only a matter of time before they cause a road accident.
The condition of the tarmac has been deteriorating for some time as locals press local authorities for actions and solutions.
Claypit Lane, Leeds
2014 got off to a horrendous start in this part of West Yorkshire when a dramatic and dreadful car accident saw a vehicle plunge 40 feet down onto a slip road for the A64, claiming the lives of all five people within the car.
Colton Lane, Colton
Staying in Leeds, a horrendous vehicle collision on this road claimed the life of a young woman in January 2014. This particular stretch of tarmac had been used as a setting for drag races by a number of teenagers until one group lost control and crashed head on into another vehicle.
A58 Inner Ring Road, Leeds
Thousands of motorists use this commuter belt each and every day. The sheer volume of traffic means that car crashes and collisions with motorcycles are likely if concentration is allowed to wander.
If you suffer an accident on the road that wasn’t your fault, then Accident Advice Helpline can help you get the road accident compensation you deserve.
Our dedicated legal team works on a no-win, no fee* basis and usually settles out of court.
Date Published: March 5, 2014
Author: David Brown