Some car accident claims in Cambuslang are caused because of cars experiencing some sort of mechanical failure, or the advent of bad weather conditions. The vast majority, however, (80%), are actually blamed on driver error, things like driving slightly over the speed limit in restricted speed limits areas, and driving without due care and attention.
Importance of being vigilant behind the wheel
Statistics issued by the direct.gov.uk website indicate that over 42% of RTA’s (Road Traffic Accidents) are caused by drivers not being observant. Other less substantial vehicles such as bicycles, motorbikes and scooters are sometimes not spotted. The problem is with these sorts of vehicles is that their drivers are so very vulnerable. Any accidents involving them are likely to cause serious injuries.
Road traffic accident injury statistics 2013
Although the total number of fatalities for the year 2013 was lower than the previous year, it was still too high. All in all 1,713 people died from injuries sustained in RTAs. A further 21,657 suffered serious injuries. Taking into account all categories of injuries, the total number for the year was a massive 183,670.
Distractions inside the vehicle
While things happening outside vehicles can be distracting and do cause a certain amount of accidents, its in-car distractions that cause the most. You only have to take your eyes off the road for a couple of seconds. If in the meantime, an emergency situation arises, just as you’ve glanced away, you will probably not be left with enough reaction time to brake and avoid hitting someone or something.
Things like radios, CD players, sat-nav’s, and mobile phones all play a part in the distraction game. For drivers who smoke cigarettes in cars, one of the most common dangers is dropping lighted cigarettes, and then scrabbling round to try and find them while still driving. It’s a recipe for disaster.
Car accident claims in Cambuslang
If you are one of the people filing car accident claims in Cambuslang, whatever the reason, you can find out how much compensation you might expect to win by using the HOW MUCH compensation calculator your find on Accident Advice Helpline’s website. It will only take about 30 seconds of your time to answer the 4 simple questions it poses and get your estimate.
The ‘no win, no fee*’ principle
In order to protect clients from having to pay a fee if their claim fails, we here at Accident Advice Helpline work on a ‘no win, no fee*’ basis. It also means that you will never be asked to pay any money in advance. Another thing we do to protect our clients is we provide an effective and comprehensive customer support service. Together with the user-friendly compensation claim application procedure we’ve developed, these things all combine to make us one of the most popular injury claim solicitors here in the UK.
Accessing customer support
To get through to our customer support team call our free helpline on 0800 689 0500 from any landline, or 0333 500 0993 from any mobile.