Riding a bicycle is healthy for you and good for the environment. But it can also be dangerous if you aren’t careful. There are things that you can do to help you be safe when you are riding your bike. Below are some tips that you can use for remaining safe and avoiding needing a firm of injury compensation lawyers Thatcham:
How to take care when riding your bicycle to avoid needing injury compensation lawyers in Thatcham
Don’t assume that motorists are going to stop at stop signs or red lights. Always assume that they don’t see you. Otherwise you may find that you are injured because you’ve been in an accident.
A lot of drivers can’t see cyclists, especially if they are not used to seeing people on bikes. Wear light-coloured clothing, have a bike light and wear gear that is reflective. That is going to help you with keeping safe and not having an accident.
Whether you know it or not, those laws that apply to the cars and trucks apply to you as well. You can’t just go through red lights and stop signs. Treat your bicycle as if you were driving a car. Obey the laws and you will have better chance of not being in an accident.
Be sure that you’re on the lookout for cars. It’s also good to look for anything else that can cause you an accident, like broken glass, tree branches, ice patches, potholes and anything else. Keep an eye on your surroundings so you know what is going to happen.
No matter how much you love your bicycle there are some weathers when you should not be riding. Avoid these times and you will stay safer.
Make a better choice – choose Accident Advice Helpline
If you were injured while riding your bike and you want to hire a firm of injury compensation lawyers in Thatcham to help you with your claim you might be limited for choice. If you widen your search area and take in some of the national companies like Accident Advice Helpline, you’ll get a better choice. Why are we a better option?
- We offer a no-win, no-fee guarantee
- We have over 15-years’ experience
- You can take our 30-second test
- We operate a national helpline
- We offer free, no-obligation advice
- We are unreservedly recommended by Dame Esther Rantzen
To get your free advice, simply call our national helpline. Call 0800 689 0500 if you are calling from a landline. (These calls are free). Call 0333 500 0993 if calling from a mobile. (Your call-provider may charge you for your call).
There is a 3 year period from the date of your accident during which you are entitled to make a personal injury claim. Make sure you don’t run out of time by calling us today and appointing us as your injury compensation lawyers in Thatcham.
Date Published: 9th November 2013
Author: David Brown