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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."

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    Health and Safety News

    School road safety to be improved around Kirkcaldy schools

    By David Brown on July 12, 2014

    Kirkcaldy councillors have decided that improvements need to be made with regards to road safety and congestion around schools in the area. Councillors met to discuss the impact that congestion is having on the residents in the area and what could be done to promote traffic regulation. School road safety has become an issue since the decision to close Fair Isle Primary School’s car park to parents picking up and dropping off children. Councillors fear that this may become an issue in other areas of Kirkcaldy and have agreed to extend waiting restrictions in a street close to Strathallan Primary School. Traffic regulation orders are already in place in other areas of Strathallan but this order is hoped to push traffic away from the smaller streets into the main roads during pick up and drop off times at the school. Councillors are unsure how to promote walking to school to avoid putting traffic measures like this one in place but congestion in the area is causing a problem for residents. Unfortunately, traffic accidents due to congestion have the potential to happen which can have serious consequences around schools.

    Road traffic accident compensation

    Road safety is never more important than when around an area highly populated with children and pedestrians. Road traffic accidents can cause serious injury and even death if a motorist is speeding in a highly populated area which is why school road safety is particularly important. School crossing supervisors are often seen around schools but congestion can cause impatience among drivers and can have the potential to cause an accident. If you or a family member has suffered an injury from a road traffic accident that was someone else’s fault, you may be able to win some compensation to help you cope financially.

    Claiming for road traffic accident compensation

    If you have suffered an injury due to a road traffic accident, you may be able to win some compensation if someone else was at fault. If you were a pedestrian or you were in a vehicle and someone was negligent, Accident Advice Helpline can assist you in making your claim. Just take our 30-second test online to determine how successful your claim is likely to be or pick up the phone and dial our free 24-hour helpline for some no-obligation advice. Our no win, no fee* policy means that you won’t have to pay anything upfront to pursue your right to compensation.

    Source: Gov.uk

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