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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

    Car accident injury claims in the UK


    Many people know that there are things that can cause a car accident. They know that drinking and driving is bad, they know that driving when the roads are bad isn’t a good idea, and they also know not to speed. But there are a few other things that people do on the road that can cause an accident. Below are some of those things that you may not realise have the ability to cause an accident.

    Potholes can lead to car accident injury claims in UK

    Although many people may not see potholes as a real risk for accidents, a lot people get into accidents because of them. They lose control of their cars and blowout tyres when driving over potholes. If you see a pothole in the street, avoid it if you can. If you can’t avoid it completely, don’t hit your tyre with it. Try to straddle the pothole with your car so that your tyres aren’t going to go over it. This is going to help your tyres to avoid the pothole altogether.

    Driving while tired can lead to car accident injury claims in the UK

    This isn’t something a lot of people talk about, but how can anyone expect to drive if they’re having trouble keeping their eyes open? The majority of car accidents which are caused by a tired driver happen in the evening. If you feel as if you are falling asleep while driving, find a safe place to pull over and take a fast power nap.

    Tyre blowouts can lead to car accident injury claims in the UK

    The majority of highways are full of remains of blown out tyres. When this happens, you can lose control of the car. This kind of thing is really dangerous for the larger vehicles. When you have a blown out tyre, try keeping control of the vehicle and pulling over safely. Chances are you’re going to avoid having a bad car accident.

    If you have been in a car accident and you were injured because someone else’s car hit your car, one of the things that you should do is to find yourself a solicitor to take your case. There are a lot of places online where you can find solicitors, or if you would like some help, we can help you. We have many solicitors that we work with at Accident Advice Helpline and we are ready to help you find a solicitor that will help you with your case. Our solicitors have many years of experience with accident cases and can give you advice.

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    Date Published: 22nd January 2013

    Author: David Brown