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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

    The consequences of unsafe driving practices


    Remember when you first passed your driving test? In fact, do you remember when you first got behind the wheel of a car to drive it for the first time? It was a scary moment, no doubt, but over time you will have built up confidence and experience, and once your test was over you were free to drive on the roads in your own car.

    Of course, while we all learn at our own pace, and the vast majority of us drive safely throughout our lives, this does not apply to everyone. In some cases, the consequences of unsafe driving practices are discovered not just by the guilty driver, but by other innocent people who are caught up in the consequences of bad decisions.

    Accidents on the roads

    Speeding is just one example of an unsafe driving practice. Every road has its own speed limit, but this is a maximum – something that some drivers fail to remember. Additionally, other examples of unsafe driving practices include not driving in a suitable manner for the conditions of the road, driving too fast in bad weather, undertaking on motorways, and more.

    Many accidents are entirely preventable, and unfortunately there are cases where innocent drivers, pedestrians, cyclists and bikers have been caught up in accidents caused by other people. These are always difficult situations to handle, particularly because any injuries that result could be very serious and take time to heal. Thus, they have a knock-on effect on all areas of that person’s life.

    Have you been injured by someone else?

    The consequences of unsafe driving practices may already be known to you on a first-hand basis. For example, you may be in a situation where you are recovering from injuries sustained in a car accident. It doesn’t matter whether you were in another car, walking along the road, crossing the road or on a bike – what does matter is whether someone else was to blame.

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    If you think this may be relevant in your case, why not speak to someone at Accident Advice Helpline? We are here to provide no-obligation advice, just as we have been doing for other people for over 15 years now. Let us see whether you do have a case, and if you do, you can make a no win, no fee* claim. Call us on 0800 689 0500 to see what’s next.

    Category: Road Traffic Accident Claims

    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.