‘No Win, No Fee’ office accident compensation in Swindon
When you consider it, the road is the most likely place for an accident to occur. However careful a driver you might be, there will always be other road users whose erratic or dangerous driving poses a hazard.
In the case of an accident happening which was not your fault, you would have the right to make a claim for compensation through ‘no win, no fee’ office accident compensation in Swindon solicitors.
However, if you’d like to avoid accidents personally, there are a few tips which could help you to become a better driver:
When you’re driving, the road and your car should be your only focus. It only takes a second’s lapse in concentration to cause a serious accident and so you should always ensure that you keep your eyes on the road and your focus with the task at hand. This will help you to prepare for any upcoming hazards and to react to any dangerous behaviour by other road users.
Put the Phone Down
Although using a mobile phone for calls or texting is illegal, many drivers still do. When you pick up the phone or use it, your reaction times slow down considerably and even a momentary lapse in your judgement or hesitation in your reactions could cause a major accident for which ‘no win, no fee’ Swindon solicitors could seek a claim for compensation against you. Whilst you’re at it, it’s a good idea to leave the CD player or iPod alone too.
There can’t be a driver in the UK who isn’t aware of the dangers of drinking and driving and yet this is such a common occurrence that every year thousands of motorists are found driving under the influence. If you were involved in an accident with a driver over the limit, not only would that driver be subject to prosecution and removal of his licence but you could seek a claim against him through ‘no win, no fee’ office accident compensation in Swindon solicitors. The same applies to any other road user you could injure if you were driving under the influence.
Just as other rules of the road are, speed limits are imposed for a reason: to help reduce the risk of accidents happening. Should you fail to follow the speed limits, an accident could happen or could be made far worse because of the speed with which you were travelling. Reducing your speed means that an accident is much less likely to occur and that ‘no win, no fee’ office accident compensation in Swindon solicitors would be less likely to be able to seek a claim against you.
Seeking a Claim for Compensation through Accident Advice Helpline
You can be the most careful and considerate driver on the road, but it is virtually impossible to prepare for every eventuality as you cannot prepare for the actions of other drivers. However, if you have been injured by someone else’s actions, Accident Advice Helpline can offer a 30 second test to see if you’re eligible to claim compensation. Call free on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone.
Date Published: 18th November 2014
Author: David Brown