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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

    Bath and North East Somerset car accident

    Bath and North East Somerset car accident

    Tips for better driving to avoid a Bath and North East Somerset car accident

    Having a accident is probably one of the worst things you can imagine happening whilst you are in your car. It is possible to reduce the risk of a Bath and North East Somerset car accident with a few simple tips for better driving, helping you to focus more on what you are doing and avoiding getting into dangerous situations:

    • Safety first. This means driving defensively and not aggressively, and always being aware of the safest option when driving. Many people think that being a confident driver means standing up for themselves on the road, but this can lead to making risky decisions which will only cause problems.
    • Trust no one! When you are on the road you should trust only yourself to make the right decisions and be safe. If you expect other drivers to behave in a certain way then you are setting yourself up for failure, and for an accident.
    • Know how to get away. In any road situation you should know how you are going to get away if something goes wrong. Make sure that you leave yourself plenty of space and that you know alternative routes if you see something wrong up ahead.
    • Be aware of your speed. There is no such thing as thinking about your speed too much, the more you think about what you are doing and how fast you are going, the less likely it is that you will cause an accident by moving too fast.
    • Stay focused. Avoid being distracted on the road, and never try to do more than one thing when you are driving.

    Remember that if you cause a road accident you will have to pay out on your insurance, will lose your no claims discount and may also have to pay out for a compensation claim if the other driver is injured.

    If you get into a Bath and North East Somerset car accident which is caused by someone else, you should not get the blame as long as you were driving safely.

    If you want to make a claim for compensation after a Bath and North East Somerset car accident, the best way to do so is to work with an experienced and professional personal injury lawyer, who will know the law better than you and be able to handle the case on your behalf.

    Accident Advice Helpline employs a large team of dedicated personal injury lawyers, and can also provide help and support after a Bath and North East Somerset car accident to help you to get through the experience.

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    You can call us on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone to speak to one of our trained advisors and get some free legal advice.

    Date Published: 1st June 2014

    Author: David Brown

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