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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

    Category : Road Traffic Accident Claims

    How the Highway Code stops road accidents


    The Highway Code exists to provide drivers, pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists with rules and regulations which will protect their safety, and when you learn to drive you’ll sit your driving theory test, which involves answering questions about the Highway Code. What is the Highway Code? The Highway Code provides all sorts of rules for those….

    The consequences of using your phone while driving


    Unless your mobile phone is being used with a hands-free kit, using it in your car is illegal. With that said, most of us have probably seen other drivers using their mobiles while driving their vehicles. Some may only do so when stopped at traffic lights, or waiting in a queue of traffic, but even….

    How to claim HGV driver injury compensation


    HGV drivers (drivers of heavy goods vehicles) are more at risk of serious injury than other road users, if they are involved in an accident. There are strict regulations in place governing the driving of HGV trucks and lorries, including the amount of time drivers can spend on the road before they must take a….

    What is TISPOL?


    TISPOL is an organisation committed to reducing the number of casualties on Europe’s roads and increasing road safety awareness across the continent. By use of research, relevant intelligence and information, the organisation is active in road policing and is made up of the traffic police forces of Europe. Although TISPOL are active in road policing,….

    Common road traffic accident questions


    Being injured in a road traffic accident is no laughing matter and you could sustain some pretty serious injuries. Perhaps somebody you know has been hurt in an accident on the UK’s roads and you have road traffic accident questions that you need answers to. Or maybe you’ve been injured due to a dangerous driver….

    Compensation for a collision caused by unsafe roadworks


    Roadworks are often a necessary inconvenience and may put you out of your way for a little while. However, you may pass some roadworks regularly on your travels without incident or you may have to work around them to get to your destination. The contractors often work with local authorities to ensure that people are….

    What are the most dangerous driving conditions?


    Whilst most of us try to drive as carefully as we can, no matter what the weather, there are some driving conditions that are more dangerous than others; unfortunately you’re statistically more likely to have an accident in these conditions than you are when the weather is fine. But what are the most dangerous driving….

    Reading road traffic accident compensation case studies


    What do you do when you want to find out about something you know little about? Many people will read up on the topic to get the knowledge they are seeking. People injured in road traffic accidents are therefore likely to read road traffic accident compensation case studies to learn more about the amounts of….

    Compensation for motorway lorry accidents


    Driving on motorways can be nerve-wracking when you are doing it for the first time. However even when you are experienced at driving your car on a motorway it can still be unnerving to drive alongside a larger vehicle. Lorries can be seen on the motorways every single day, on their way to all manner….

    Does the weather affect my road traffic accident claim?


    Statistics show that a road traffic accident is more common in the winter months as a result of adverse weather conditions. If you’ve had a car crash or been involved in an accident on the roads that wasn’t your fault, you may be able to make a claim for compensation. Making a road traffic accident….

    Where to find road traffic accident news


    Every day, accidents happen on our roads. This could be because of a wide variety of reasons – driver error, poor weather conditions, low sunlight… the list goes on. Road traffic accident news is reported in some of these cases, although it is usually only reported when the accident is a more serious one. You….

    How to claim lorry driver injury compensation


    Lorry drivers are arguably safer while on the roads than people in other vehicles. If they are involved in an accident they have a much larger vehicle to help protect them. However, they are not immune from being hurt if they are caught up in an accident. You may already know this from experience. If….

    Compensation for a traffic jam collision


    A traffic jam collision is an immensely frustrating and always avoidable aspect of a situation that is already annoying. The cause is easy to pinpoint: incompetence. A build-up of traffic is often a regular feature of driving, especially during busy periods such as morning or evening rush hours. The situation will be exacerbated if there….

    What is Road Safety Scotland?


    Following some simple road safety tips can be the difference between safely driving home from work on a daily basis and causing an accident which results in injuries to yourself or others. Road Safety Scotland aims to ensure the safety of more road users by providing guidance and educational tools to everyone in Scotland. The….

    Country lanes: Increased potential for road traffic accidents


    However long you’ve been driving and as experienced as you might think you are behind the wheel, different roads throw up different risks and different dangers. Driving along country lanes, particularly in the dark, can be an unnerving experience and these types of roads are often the scene of road traffic accidents, due to their….

    The most common causes of road accidents


    If you’ve recently been involved in a road accident that wasn’t your fault, a quick call to the Accident Advice Helpline will give you access to our team of top lawyers and solicitors, who have the experience, knowledge and tact at their disposal to make sure your no win, no fee claim is taken care….

    Who remembers the THINK! road safety adverts?


    They were an icon of road safety for a generation and played a hugely significant role in raising awareness, and reducing the number, of car crashes and motorcycle accidents. For millions of people, the huge yellow letters spelling THINK! on the tarmac is an image burned onto our brains. The adverts were eye-catching and played….

    Top 5 dangers of driving on motorways


    Motorways can help you complete a long-distance journey in a far shorter period of time. However, they are not without their dangers. If you drive, you may already know what the dangers of driving on motorways are. Whether you do or not, look through the following to find out more. How many dangers could you….

    Compensation for lorry tail lift injuries


    It is fair to assume that the most hazardous part of any journey for a lorry driver is when they are out on the open road. However, there is also a potential for accidents to occur in loading bay areas. Lorry tail lift injuries can happen all too easily. Typical accidents can include items tumbling….

    Most common rush hour accidents


    Rush hour for most is neither enjoyable nor productive. However for many people it is a necessity to get to work, school or college on time. However, due to the amount of vehicles on the road at this time it can cause several road traffic accidents. What types of accidents commonly happen during rush hour?….

    The dangers of drivers not checking their blind spot


    Millions of people use Britain’s roads every day and the vast majority get from A to B without any issues, but if you’ve been involved in a road traffic accident and it wasn’t your fault, you could make a claim for compensation. What causes accidents on the road? According to statistics from the Department for….

    Defining ‘black ice’ and its dangers


    Winter weather and the odd road traffic accident go hand in hand. Despite the precautions savvy, sensible drivers take, there is always the chance that a car accident may occur due to causes that were outside of their control. One of the biggest culprits for this type of incident in the winter is black ice…..

    Who do I claim against for a learner driver road accident?


    Who you claim against for a learner driver road accident depends on the insurance status of the learner. As soon as possible after an accident like this you should talk to the police, and if you were driving at the time then you should talk to your own insurer. They will be able to advise….

    Third party liability insurance


    If you have been injured as a result of somebody else’s thoughtless actions, the personal injury lawyers here at Accident Advice Helpline may be able to help you to claim compensation for the physical, psychological, and financial damages you have suffered. The level of compensation you will receive will be determined by your personal injury lawyer,….

    Third party injury


    Third party injury accidents are an unfortunate fact of life in the UK. They crop up surprisingly often, and in a wider variety of places and situations than you may have realised. For example, incidents can take place on the roads, while you are going about your work, or if you are unfortunate enough to….

    Third party accident


    Unfortunately, third party accidents — or those for which someone else was to blame — can occur at any time and in a variety of settings. If you have been involved in an accident at work, in a public place, or on the road, you could be entitled to personal injury compensation to cover additional expenses resulting from….

    Claim compensation for the passenger


    Lydd is a town in England on the Romney Marsh. It used to be a prosperous town in the 13th century. It has 2 football clubs and a golf club in the region. If you had a passenger in your car and encountered a car accident you can claim compensation for the passenger. You should….

    Who can make a motor insurance claim?


    If you drive a motor vehicle either for social or work reasons, you will need to have motor insurance. It is a legal requirement to do so, and this insurance covers you in case you cause damage to another person’s car, or cause physical injuries to another person when you are driving. Likewise, if another….

    Road Traffic Accident Lawyer


    A road traffic accident lawyer is who you need to approach if you are injured in a road traffic accident that was not your fault. Although at Accident Advice Helpline we have lawyers who deal with all types of accidents, and with over 3 million happening every year in the UK, they are kept pretty….

    Road traffic accident investigation


    A road traffic accident investigation usually takes place after an accident in which injuries were involved. If someone is injured, the police have to be informed and they will attend the scene to make a road traffic accident investigation, and complete an accident report. These reports can form part of the evidence in a personal….

    Road traffic accident case law


    Road traffic accident case law can be very complex, depending on the severity of the accident, how many injured parties there were, and how many vehicles were involved. The law on personal injuries is quite straightforward and states: If someone else was to blame for an accident If in that accident you sustained injuries If….

    Road compensation


    If you need to claim road compensation for an accident that was not your fault, there are many types of road traffic accidents that it could be for, including: A motorbike collision A bicycle accident An accident involving a pedestrian Heavy goods vehicle accidents A car collision Accidents with buses or coaches Multi vehicle pile….

    Road crash incident


    Being in a road crash incident can be traumatic for everyone involved, but if the accident was caused by someone else, that can be even worse. It can lead to feelings of resentment and anger against the guilty party, particularly if the injuries you sustained are so severe, that your life style has to change….

    Road traffic accident personal injury claims


    Road traffic accident personal injury claims can be for many different injuries sustained in countless ways, and as long as the fault of the accident was not yours you may be entitled to compensation. Some times people will ask: How can I avoid a cycling accident caused by a pothole? How can I avoid being….

    Motor accident advice


    Accident Advice Helpline will provide you with sound motor accident advice Being involved in a road traffic accident is unfortunately one of most common forms of accidents in this day and age. More and more people are now on the roads which makes the streets of the UK a very busy place. If you have….

    Motor accident solicitors


    Accident Advice Helpline can offer you expert motor accident solicitors With the amount of traffic on the roads these days, it’s not a surprise that there are more and more specialist motor accident solicitors working hard with Accident Advice Helpline. Car accidents tend to take place on country roads due to the structure of the UK’s highways, with their surfaces and….

    Road traffic accident injury claim


    A road traffic accident injury claim is probably the second most common of personal injury claims, after claims for slips, trips and falls. Over 3 million accidents happen every year in the UK, the majority of which fall into one of these two categories, work-related accidents being the next most common. Accidents are not usually intentional,….

    Road traffic accident victims


    Road traffic accident victims often suffer serious injuries and in fact on average 5 people a day die on UK roads. A terrifying statistic, but when you consider that there are an estimated 10,000 accidents every week on our roads, it is surprising the figure is that low. In the 1980’s, the cars were slower….

    Road traffic crashes


    Being involved in road traffic crashes can happen at any time in any place. It does not matter where you live or where you are driving. If this happens and you injured as a blameless victim, then you should speak to an injury lawyer at Accident Advice Helpline to help you to make an injury….

    Road traffic compensation


    In the old days, people would not have known what a car is or what its function is. But today, everyone knows what a car is for and what they look like. Unfortunately, this also means that people all over the country know what a road traffic accident is. Anyone in the UK could well be….

    Road traffic collisions


    Unfortunately, you could be involved in road traffic collisions at any place and at any time — it does not matter where you are. If this happens, the accident was not your fault and you were injured as a result, then you should contact an injury solicitor at Accident Advice Helpline to help you to make….

    Road injuries caused on impact


    If you have been involved in a car crash that was not your own fault, and as a result you suffered from road injuries caused on impact, then you should speak to an injury lawyer at Accident Advice Helpline so that they can assist you in making an injury claim. To make a claim for road….

    Road accident advice


    If you’ve been injured in any type of road accident that was not in any way, shape or form your fault, and you are mulling the possibility of perhaps launching a personal injury case against the negligent party that caused it with the aid of a 100% ‘no win, no fee’ personal injury lawyer, you….

    RTA injury


    If you are unfortunate enough to be involved in a road traffic accident that you were a blameless victim of, and you suffered an RTA injury that needed medical attention, you may want to talk with an injury solicitor about making a personal injury claim, providing the accident happened within the last three years. One….

    RTA injuries specialist


    You may be entitled to use an injury lawyer at Accident Advice Helpline if you have had an accident in which you were a faultless victim, and as a result ended up with RTA injuries, which needed medical attention. If you are involved in a car crash then this is one of the most common….

    A road accident in pictures on the TV news


    You will often see a road accident in pictures on the TV news or in the newspapers, usually because they involved someone famous or were unusual in some way. But the ones reported in the media are a tiny percentage of the accidents that happen every day on our roads.  The newspapers would have no….


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