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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

    Accident Insurance Settlement

    No one wants to have an accident or cause one. Even though there are people who are going to cause an accident, you don’t have to be one of them. Below are some tips that you can use to avoid having a car accident insurance settlement brought against you.

    Stay out of the left lane to avoid a car accident insurance settlement

    The left lane’s the lane that most people know as the fastest lane. Many people drive in this lane all the time. But the problem with this is that if you have to avoid a dangerous situation, you don’t have many choices. But if you use the centre lane or even the right lane, you’re going to have more choices when a problem happens. Most of the highway accidents happen in the fastest lane.

    Scan the road up ahead to avoid a car accident insurance settlement

    Rather than just eyeballing the car that’s in front, watch all of the traffic that’s ahead of that car. This is going to increase your chance of knowing about a problem so that you can react to the problem. It’s also been a help with decreasing your chance of hitting the car that’s ahead of you if they stop suddenly. Too many people get into accidents because they aren’t planning ahead. Plan ahead and know what is going on in the road up ahead. You may just be able to avoid an accident doing this.

    Be careful of the blind spots to avoid a car accident insurance settlement

    Adjust the side mirrors on the car and your rear view mirror in order to provide you with the best scene of what is behind you. But you shouldn’t just rely on what you see. Turn and look directly when you’re changing lanes to know whether or not it’s really clear. In addition, think about those blind spots that are in other cars, particularly truckers, and try not to drive in them. Blind spots are the causes of a lot of accidents. Either people are checking their blind spots, or people are driving in the blind spots of others. Avoid doing this and you will have a lesser chance of having an accident.

    These are the things that you can do as a driver to avoid car accidents. But you can’t avoid all accidents. If someone hit you and you’re injured, call a solicitor. If you want some help finding one, call Accident Advice Helpline and let us help you. You can give our team a call on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile to discuss things in more detail.

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    Date Published: 22nd January 2013

    Author: jan_newell

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