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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

    Driving Irriations: What Gets Drivers Fuming


    91% of people admit that they find themselves getting irritated by other drivers on the road and a massive 57% find themselves getting distracted by other drivers. Younger drivers find that their driving is affected by others more than older drivers with 80% of those 18-24 years old saying it’s affected compared to just 59%….

    Thousands of Brit’s drive the roads every day without wearing a seatbelt


    Thousands of British drivers have admitted that they have driven on the road without wearing their seatbelt a new study from Accident Advice Helpline has found. Have you driven without wearing a seatbelt? Almost 1 in 4 drivers admit that they have driven in their car without wearing a seatbelt, with it being more common….

    Compensation for accidents caused by unclear road markings


    ContentsThe importance of clear markingsAssessing each situation on its own meritWhether we realise it or not, we all observe road markings in a variety of situations. Drivers certainly pay close attention to them as they indicate where they should and shouldn’t go, and what the rules of a certain section of road will be. However,….

    Claiming compensation for an accident caused by bad parking


    Normally we are familiar with the idea of bad driving being a potential hazard when it comes to accidents. However, bad parking can also create potential hazards that could easily be avoided. A good example comes from the behaviour of parents as they drop off and pick up their children from school each day. Most….

    Millions of motorists are driving without wearing glasses required by the law


    A survey by OnePoll was commissioned by Eye Clinic Focus to discover the public’s attitude to wearing corrective lenses whilst driving. They asked 1,000 glasses wearers whether they wore corrective lenses- and if not their reasons. Shockingly one in eight motorists who should wear glasses while behind the wheel admitted to driving without them. Those….

    I was injured when my car hit a deer or badger, can I claim?


    ContentsShould you make a report if your car hit a deer or badger?What should you do if your car hit a deer or badger?Injuries often suffered in car accidentsIs it possible to claim compensation if your car hits a deer or badger?Call today for free initial adviceWe all know accidents can happen on the roads….

    Safe driving guide – What is C.O.A.S.T?


    ContentsHow can a simple acronym like C.O.A.S.T make you a better driver?Reducing your speedTypical injuries that may occur when you are involved in a road accidentBe alert on all roads, not just motorways and those in built-up areasContact us today if you believe you have a chance to claim compensationThe more years you spend driving….

    How to safely operate a pallet truck


    There are a huge number of accidents involving pallet trucks each year in the UK, perhaps because these small carts are more powerful than they look. In most cases, these accidents could have been prevented by proper safety procedures, training, and supervision. Here’s your guide to avoiding accidents when operating a pallet truck. What is….

    Introduction to Car Accident Claims


    ContentsEstablishing fault in a car accidentWhat to do if you are involved in a car accidentHow to claimIt can often be very difficult to know who is to blame for a car accident. Most insurance companies explicitly state in their policies that drivers should not admit fault in any way until it has been incontrovertibly….

    Making a Claim for Compensation via the Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB)


    ContentsProcedures for making a claim from the MIBProfessional adviceClaiming for personal injury compensationIf you have been injured in a hit and run or in an accident with an uninsured motorist, don’t worry: you can still claim compensation from the Motor Insurers’ Bureau. The Motor Insurers’ Bureau is funded by drivers via their insurance premiums, and….

    What are the Most Common Types of Accidents?


    ContentsRoad Traffic AccidentsWorkplaceHome and LeisureRecreational ActivitiesAccidents, though unfortunate, are a part of everyday life and they do tend to occur with alarming frequency. They can take place any time and anywhere. But what truly defines an accident? For any event that one had not planned for or had not anticipated can surely be construed to….

    Common causes of lorry accidents and HGV accidents


    We all recognise there are dangers present whenever we travel by road. While most people never become involved in an accident, they do happen, and they can lead to nasty injuries or even fatalities. For example, 1,800 people died in road accidents during the year ending in June 2016, although numbers have dropped considerably since 2008…..

    Driving Instructor Accident Claim


    ContentsLearner driversAn accident on the road at work can come in many forms, depending on the type of job that a person actually does. A driving instructor accident claim covers accidental personal injury claims for driving instructors. As a driving instructor it can be part and parcel of the job to be hit from behind….

    Car accident swap details: Insurance details


    Apart from giving first aid to potential victims of traffic accidents, one of the first things to do at the scene is to swap and obtain contact and insurance details with all parties involved. Why you should swap insurance details after a road traffic accident? There are two reasons for swapping insurance details. The first is….

    Who remembers the road safety hedgehogs?


    ContentsRoad safety and accidents involving childrenHow many children are killed in road traffic accidents?Who’s to blame for your child’s accident?What are the main causes of road traffic accidents in the UK?Has your child been injured or killed in a road traffic accident?Will I have to go to court to claim compensation after my child’s accident?If….

    The top 5 car accident excuses


    ContentsAre car accident excuses the same the world over?How much compensation could you get for road traffic accident injuries?How do I get in touch with you?Did you know that in 2015, 22,317 people were seriously injured in road traffic accidents in the UK? Accident Advice Helpline has helped hundreds of people to claim compensation for….

    Faulty brakes accident advice


    ContentsWho is responsible for an accident caused by faulty brakes?Was someone else involved in the collision who may have had faulty brakes?The importance of seeking medical help for injuries sustainedFind out today whether we could help you make a claimAre you looking for faulty brakes accident advice? Faulty brakes are just one potential reason why….

    What to do when you get a puncture while driving


    Getting a puncture whilst driving can be a frustrating experience, and a scary one, particularly if you are driving at high speed. But did you know that around 50% of punctures can be repaired quite cheaply, with no need to replace the tyre? So it’s important to pull over immediately as soon as you realise….

    Supermarket Accidents: The Store Car Park


    The car park of any supermarket is busy more often than not: filled with shoppers; new mothers pushing prams; children running around; and cars trying to find spaces. So it’s not surprising that this is a hot spot for injury claims with so many potential hazards. What kinds of possible injury claims are there? Car….

    Five potential road hazards for young drivers to spot


    ContentsYoung drivers: the facts and figuresPotential road hazards to avoid for young driversCan I make a claim?Young drivers have a bad reputation, but if you’re a driver aged between 17 and 24 years who has been involved in a road traffic accident which wasn’t your fault, you may be able to claim car crash compensation, especially if this….

    Top 5 most dangerous roads in Leeds


    ContentsAre these really the most dangerous roads in Leeds?Which are the more dangerous, urban or rural roads?How can you reduce your risk of being injured in a road traffic accident?With a population of over 750,000 in its Metropolitan borough in 2011, it’s no wonder that the city centre of Leeds is a very busy place…..

    Claiming against drunk drivers


    ContentsWhat’s the legal blood alcohol level in the UK?Have you been injured in an accident involving a drunk driver?Claiming against drunk driversAre drink-driving accidents on the rise?Injuries from road traffic accidentsAccident Advice Helpline can help with claiming against drunk driversThousands of accidents a year are caused by drivers getting behind the wheel whilst they are….

    Receive a quick, free personal injury compensation quote


    ContentsWhat personal injuries will AAH be able to help me claim for?With some personal injury compensation law firms, getting an answer can prove tiresome, like squeezing blood from a stone. At Accident Advice Helpline though, we pride ourselves on our quick, simple customer service, a service which is exemplified by our simple, 30-second test. As….

    I was hit by a bus, who do I claim against?


    Fortunately, we do not often hear one of our prospective customers ask the question, “I was hit by a bus, who do I claim against?” There are certain incidents in which the injured party is almost certainly not to blame and a pedestrian being hit by a bus is one of them. It goes without….

    Claiming compensation from the DVLA


    ContentsDo not delayMaking a claimWhat is covered by compensation claims?The DVLA deals with a huge number of different issues affecting drivers in the UK. Inevitably, things sometimes go wrong with its processes. Although it has a clear complaints procedure, the organisation also has a reputation for processing complaints slowly and making it very difficult for….

    Claiming whiplash injuries in a car accident


    Whiplash injuries are very common after car accidents. If you suffer such an injury as a result of a road traffic accident caused by someone else, you can file a personal injury compensation claim. But, as with any other personal injury claim, you need to prove that another person is responsible for your injury.  ….

    What is a split liability claim?


    ContentsIs a split liability claim more complex than a normal claim?What does a split liability claim mean for my personal injury claim?Will I have to pay the excess on my car insurance?How do you know who’s to blame for your accident?Are you at risk of being injured in a road traffic accident?Contact Accident Advice Helpline….

    Motorway accidents – The three most common causes


    ContentsCommon causes of motorway accidentsTirednessTailgatingRubberneckingStaying safe on the motorwayClaiming compensation after motorway accidentsAccording to statistics from the Department for Transport, the number of motorway accidents in the UK is declining, with figures showing 5,615 accidents reported to police in 2012. Yet motorway accidents are fairly common, although not all cause injury and only a small….

    Car accident, no MOT, am I still covered?


    ContentsHow did your car accident happen?Establishing who is at fault for your car accidentCommon car accident injuriesShould you claim personal injury compensation after your car accident?By law all vehicles that are three years old or more must have a valid MOT certificate. Your MOT certificate is issued after your vehicle goes through a number of….

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