When you are a new driver, it is actually likely that you will be safer than a more experienced driver than the other way around. This is because a new driver will still be fairly nervous on the road, and will avoid getting into situations that they can’t handle or which are riskier. A more experienced driver can become overconfident and stop paying as much attention to the road around them, making them more likely to cause a Blackburn car accident. However, inexperience can also be a cause of a Blackburn car accident, so it is worth knowing how to drive safer.
Safer driving for new drivers
- Know what your limits are. Then you first start driving you will be discovering all the time what is easy for you and what is more difficult. As you get to know your limits try to stick within them at first, and only push the boundaries as you get more confident. This will help you to avoid accidents or making silly mistakes.
- Know the rules. Just because you can drive doesn’t mean you know everything. try to find out all of the local and national laws which you should be following and make sure that you always stick to them. These rules are for your own safety as well as keeping you from losing your licence as soon as you get it.
- Be calm. Although it can be frightening heading out on your own when you have always been with a driving instructor in the past, just take your time and try to stay calm as much as you can. If you feel yourself beginning to panic the best thing you can do is to pull over and try to relax before you set out again. Driving in a panic will only make you more likely to make mistakes.
How to claim compensation for a Blackburn car accident
If you have had a Blackburn car accident and know that the accident was the fault of the other driver, you may be able to claim compensation for your injuries. However, you will first need to prove that the other driver was at fault, and put together a strong case for compensation.
In this case it is best to call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile and speak to the team about your Blackburn car accident, in order to find out whether or not you have a good case for a claim. If you do then the team can place you with an experienced and dedicated personal injury lawyer, who will work on a 100% no-win no-fee* basis to get you the compensation you deserve. Your lawyer will also work on your behalf, so you shouldn’t have to go to court to make your claim.