Christchurch, in Dorset, has seen its fair share of storms – some of the worst episodes of rain and wind in living memory. Coastal homes have been badly affected in the past and some have been completed destroyed by floods. Other people have had their cars and other belongings swept away. This sort of damage can take years to repair and recover from, but Christchurch accident compensation could be of help.
Natural disasters, such as storms and flooding, can cause great disruption to our lives. But something else can happen in these awful weather conditions – accidents can happen on the roads. It is unsurprising that in a situation such as terrible storms and floods, people tend to panic. When people panic, particularly on the roads, trying to get home, serious and even fatal road traffic accidents can occur.
Top 3 tips for staying safe on the roads in bad weather
1. Drive carefully. This really goes without saying, but so that you can be confident that you have done everything right to ensure you and any passengers safety, drive as carefully as possible. This means taking extra time and being extra vigilant. Then you can be sure that the fault for the accident doesn’t lie with you.
2. Be aware of other road users. Some road users can become frantic drivers in bad weather conditions. This can be incredibly dangerous to other road users such as yourself. Take precaution when driving and ensure that you are fully aware of other traffic on the road. If the accident is the responsibility of anther party you may be able to start a personal injury claim with us here at Accident Advice Helpline.
3. Claim Christchurch accident compensation if you do become injured. Sometimes accidents are unavoidable and these things happen in life. If you have been injured on the roads in bad weather conditions due to another driver, you could be entitled to compensation. Accident Advice Helpline are her to help people like you win pay outs of compensation for accidents that were not your fault.
Get in touch to claim Christchurch accident compensation
It is really easy to get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline via phone. We operate a no win no fee policy so you will never be asked to pay any upfront legal fees. We will take over all of the legal paperwork so that you can focus on your recovery whilst we get you every penny of your Christchurch accident compensation claim.
Contacting Accident Advice Helpline
Take the first step yourself by picking up the phone and calling us here at Accident Advice Helpline. You can reach us on 0800 689 0500 from your landline or on 0333 500 0993 from your mobile. Take steps to win your claim today!
Date Published: 5th September 2015
Author: David Brown