When to avoid travelling and how to find a law firm if you have an accident
Whether you need to make the journey or not, there are times when it is just not a good idea to travel, for your own safety or peace of mind. Sometimes there are options to make a journey at different times, or using a different form of transport that will be safer or easier in certain situations. Whilst other times you may just have to give up on the idea altogether. Here are some tips for knowing when it is a good idea to avoid your travel plans.
- Extreme weather. It is always advisable to avoid travelling in extreme weather, as any form of transportation can run into difficulty. You may also find yourself stranded if you attempt to travel long distances in extreme weather, which could actually be life-threatening.
- When you are ill. If you are ill and don’t know how your illness is going to progress, stay at home so that you know you have easy access to your medications and so on, and will also be able to get to a hospital or doctor quickly if you need to. If you are on the road when you fall ill, you may find it difficult to get the help you need.
- When you are tired. If you have to drive yourself, then it is a bad idea to be on the road when you are extremely tired. If you feel unable to stay awake then you should just postpone your trip until you feel more able to cope.
- When you are angry. This is another time to avoid travelling if you are driving yourself. Driving angry makes it more likely that you will take risks, or that you will be the perpetrator of road rage.
A law firm in West Dunbartonshire
If you need to find a law firm in West Dunbartonshire and make a claim for compensation after an accident, you will first need to gather evidence that your accident was not your fault. You need to prove that the accident wasn’t your fault if you want your law firm in West Dunbartonshire to be able to process your claim more effectively, and you should be able to find out early on whether or not your law firm in West Dunbartonshire is going to go ahead with a claim by providing evidence.
You may also want to call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile to speak to the team about your accident, as they are able to offer you advice and support as well as pass you over to their experienced injury lawyers who can make a start on your claim. As they work on a ‘no win, no fee’ basis, you will not have to find any money for your claim to be started.
Date Published: 5th July 2014
Author: David Brown