Many of the claims involving cycling accidents in Melton that we are asked to help people with here at Accident Advice Helpline involve bicycles. With their vulnerability, cyclists can sustain very serious injuries when involved in RTAs with other road users. The mortality rate of cyclists in London for example is notorious.
A healthy and fun thing to do
Riding a bicycle is great fun. It’s great exercise too, and it’s a cheap hobby to have. But riding in built-up areas where there is heavy traffic is dangerous. If you’re the innocent victim of a cycling accident in which you are injured, you may want to claim compensation by using us here at Accident Advice Helpline to help you to launch you claim.
Know your Highway Code
All cyclists should to be aware of the Highway Code. It can help you to avoid getting involved in an accident. If you don’t understand the Highway Code you will not know the rules of the road and this increases the likelihood of having an accident. This could mean it that you might be to blame for the accident you are injured in, and if so you wont be able to make a claim.
Minimising the risk of cycling accidents in Melton
There are several things you can do to try and lessen the chances of being injured and be put in the situation of having to launch a claim in search of compensation for injuries you sustain through no fault of your own. They include:
- Wearing a good quality helmet
- Wearing knee and elbow pads
- Wearing good quality footwear
- Wearing bright coloured clothes
Hopefully if you are unlucky enough to be involved in an accident this protective wear will reduce the likelihood of suffering a serious injury.
Claim with Accident Advice Helpline
Many people choose Accident Advice Helpline as their injury claim lawyer to help them with their Melton car accident claims. Getting in touch with us is easy.
- Visit our state-of-the-art website and take the 30 second test
- Text “claim365” to 88010
- Call our free 24/7 helpline on 0800 689 0500 from any landline, or 0333 500 0993 from any mobile.
If you do decide to call our helpline and chat to one of our experienced advisors, you’ll be pleased to know that any advice you are offered is free of charge, Its all part of our no win no fee service. You wont be put under any pressure to launch you claim if you’re not ready to do so.
If you happen to call outside of normal office hours don’t worry. Simply leave a message and someone will get back to you. But don’t leave it too long to raise your claim, The sooner the better, so why not get in touch today?
Date Published: 12th December 2014
Author: David Brown