Road traffic accidents in Monks Kirby
The small village of Monks Kirby is located in Warwickshire, 7 miles north of Coventry. Monks Kirby was a farming village in the 19th century, today it is a picturesque, affluent commuter village. Many residents commute to Coventry, Birmingham, Leicester and London.
One of the risks of commuting is a road traffic accident. Unfortunately most of us at some point in our lives will be involved in a car accident. Expert injury lawyers Monks Kirby can help you claim personal injury compensation.
Causes of road traffic accidents
Driving above the speed limit in an area increases the risk of an accident occurring. Accidents caused at a high speed also cause more serious injuries.
Reckless drivers take more risks and are less considerate to other road users.
Young and newly qualified drivers
They tend to be less careful and sometimes more hesitant.
Driving under the influence
Driving after drinking alcohol or under the influence of drugs impairs judgment and also can cause people to be over-confident and reckless. Some prescribed medication also has side effects that cause drowsiness.
Expert injury lawyers in Monks Kirby tips on preventing an accident and injury
- Taking a few simple precautions can greatly reduce your risk of being injured in a road traffic accident.
- Always wear a seatbelt
- Respect other road users, including pedestrians
- Follow traffic lights and signs
- Do not get distracted
- Make sure your car is well maintained
- Stay alert
If you are injured
If you are unfortunate enough to be involved in a road traffic accident then Accident Advice helpline (AAH) and expert injury lawyers in Monks Kirby can claim personal injury compensation on your behalf. We have been established for over 10 years and are a reputable law firm. All of our expert injury lawyers in Monks Kirby work on a no win, no fee arrangement. All you need to do is give us a call at anytime; we are open 24/7! Call us on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile and speak to one of our helpful advisors for more information.
There is no obligation and you can take your time to decide to whether continue with your claim. But remember you only have 3 years from the date of your accident. There are certain circumstances when this can be extended. Once we take on your claim we envisage to settle it within a few months, however this will vary from case to case and depends on your personal case.
Date Published: 15th December 2013
Author: David Brown