Road traffic accidents are more common than they should be and they can lead to serious injuries and, in some cases, even death. A common cause of road traffic accidents is drivers or pedestrians failing to adhere to the Highway Code. The Highway Code is in place to keep everyone safe, but unfortunately, many people choose to live by their own rules on the road. If you’ve sustained injuries in a road traffic accident which was caused by someone else, you may wish to make car accident injury claims in Forest of Dean.
Car accidents are, unfortunately, relatively common and the injuries they cause often depend on the speed that vehicles were travelling at prior to the incident. Car accidents can include collisions between two vehicles, as well as between a vehicle and pedestrian.
Carelessness on the road can cause serious injuries and if this was the case and you were hurt as a result, you may be entitled to make car accident claims in Forest of Dean.
As other vehicles sometimes do not see motorcyclists on the road, they can be vulnerable road users and there is a chance that they could be involved in some type of collision. A motorbike should always be used with due care and attention, otherwise an accident could occur, even if the cyclist isn’t at fault.
The danger with buses and coaches is that they carry a lot of passengers and quite often, they will disembark from the vehicle without being noticed by other road users. If another vehicle then swerves to try and avoid someone getting off a bus or coach, a collision may occur.
Similar to motorbikes, cyclists are often difficult to see on the road and, as a result, these types of accidents are fairly common. Depending on the type of collision and speed of the vehicles, these incidents can unfortunately often lead to extremely serious injuries.
Although lorries are more often more visible on the roads, they are heavy vehicles which means that any type of road traffic incident involving a lorry can result in very serious injuries.
If you have been involved in a road traffic accident and someone else caused it, you may be entitled to make car accident injury claims in Forest of Dean or another type of claim.
If this is the case, why not contact Accident Advice Helpline? Simply call us on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile and we’ll do everything we can to help.
Date Published: 3rd April 2015
Author: David Brown