Taking on driving as a job and making an accident at work claim in Adur
Driving as a job may be the ideal employment for you, if you really enjoy driving, have enough stamina to stay awake and alert over long periods of driving, and are happy to work long shifts. Making and accident at work claim in Adur is something you may have to contend with if you are involved in an RTA while on-the-job.
Driving is a great job for those who don’t want a standard office-based job and want to enjoy something a bit different with their work days. If you want to take on driving as a job, there are a few issues which you should think about and plan for before you start applying so that you know that you are safe and well qualified to do this sort of work.
- Retake your driving test. If it has been a long time since you last took your driving test then it may be worth your while to have some refresher lessons and another test. Any potential employer will want to test you again anyway, and if you have picked-up bad habits over time, these may stand in your way.
- Take an advanced course. Drivers who have taken advanced driving courses are not only better drivers technically, they are also more confident on the roads, which is something that is extremely important if driving is your job. An advanced course could put you a step ahead of the rest with your application.
- See if you are comfortable with larger vehicles. If you have only ever driven a car before, and are applying for delivery jobs, you will probably be driving a van at the very least, and potentially something even larger. For this reason it is worth getting some practice in with a larger vehicle to ensure that you are comfortable.
How to make a claim through Accident Advice Helpline
You should be safe enough in any driving job if you are a good driver and are able to watch the road at all times to avoid any potential hazards. However, accidents can happen at any time and may always be caused by someone else, which means that you may sustain injuries through no fault of your own.
If you are injured in an accident which wasn’t your fault, and want to make an accident at work claim in Adur you can call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 to find out whether or not you can make claim for injury compensation. If you do decide to make register a claim, our the team of experienced injury lawyers will work with you to get you the compensation you deserve.
To find out more, call us today from any landline on 0800 689 0500, or from any mobile on 0333 500 0993.
Date Published: 16th October 2014