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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

    Health and Safety News

    Road safety in Derbyshire sees meeting between residents and councillors

    By David Brown on November 19, 2014

    Halloween was the date chosen for a special meeting to be arranged between residents in Rosliston and Drakelow and local councillors. The aim of the meeting was to air problems and concerns surrounding many incidents of dangerous driving across the area.

    While road safety in Derbyshire statistics show fatalities and serious injuries in road accidents fell through the year to the close of December 2013, this is not expected to last. In fact some information makes it seem likely the count could increase between now and December this year.

    Some roads and areas have been highlighted as a particular concern, and those at the council (along with the local police and crime commissioner) are hoping measures can be taken to reduce casualties in these areas. Caldwell Road in particular has been marked as one to make changes in, since a local man died here in a recent car crash.

    Aside from general concerns regarding accidents in the region, traffic involving lorries is also thought to have been on the agenda for that evening. Any measures taken to reduce deaths and casualties will surely be welcomed by those living locally, some of whom have been directly affected by accidents that have happened in the past.

    What can be done to make roads safer?

    There are numerous measures that can be applied in order to try and reduce instances of dangerous – or potentially dangerous – driving. Reducing speed, educating drivers on potentially dangerous behaviour and organising road safety measures where police stop drivers who are seen to be driving and breaking the law are typical examples.

    The more that can be done to improve road safety in Derbyshire, the safer the area’s streets should be as a result. This is also something that can and could be replicated in other counties as well.

    Are you wondering whether you might be entitled to compensation?

    Many victims of road accidents are innocent victims – that is, they did not do anything to cause the accident. Rather, someone else was negligent in their behaviour and caused it to happen instead. If you believe this is the case in your situation, get in touch with AAH now.

    We have a free 24/7 enquiry line that is open right now. We can provide no-obligation advice that could help you decide where to go next. We may be able to determine if compensation is likely in your situation.

    Source: Burton Mail

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    Date Published: November 19, 2014

    Author: David Brown

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