Driving safely in the rain – personal injury in lawyer Omagh
Have you been trying to locate a personal injury lawyer in Omagh after suffering a traffic accident in bad weather?
Any inclement weather conditions can make it more likely that you will get into an accident on the road. Rain, particularly in the UK, is the most common severe weather condition that you are likely to deal with on a regular basis, so you will need to learn how to drive more safely in the rain. For more extreme weather conditions it is always best to choose not to drive if you can avoid it at all, but as you are likely to deal with a lot of rainy days throughout the winter, it is worth learning the skills you need to drive safely in the rain as soon as you can.
Keep both of your hands on the steering wheel at all times and avoid putting the radio on, or checking your phone. You need to be completely focused on the road ahead of you so that you can react to any potential threat before it becomes a real issue for you.
Check your mirrors
Rain can cause all kinds of issues, from falling trees to slippery road surfaces, so there are far more dangers on the road around you. Check your mirrors all of the time so that you can see these dangers before they affect you.
Put your headlights on
Even if it is the middle of the day and you don’t feel it is necessary, it is darker when it is raining, and visibility is worse on the road. You want other cars to know you are there to avoid getting into an accident.
Stick to the speed limit
You may even want to go a little slower than you normally would so that you have more time to react if something goes wrong.
Finding a good personal injury lawyer in Omagh
If you have a road accident in bad weather but feel that it was caused by another driver rather than the weather, you may now wish to find a personal injury lawyer in Omagh and make a claim for compensation against the other driver.
You will, perhaps, want to find a good personal injury lawyer in Omagh who will work with you on your claim, and work on your behalf as much as possible. Compensation claims can be lengthy and very stressful. Knowing that someone is handling your claim for you will make the whole process much easier to cope with.
Call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 (0333 500 0993 from mobiles) to speak to the team about your accident. Our friendly and understanding advisers will help you to decide whether your case is good enough to make a successful claim. If you believe that it is, then you will be passed over to an in-house personal injury lawyer who will work on a 100% no-win, no-fee basis. We will keep you constantly updated as to the status of your claim as it progresses.
We are a national company and we help people in all areas of the UK. We settle more than 90% of our cases over the phone without the need for any court appearances. This means, of course, that you don’t need a personal injury lawyer in Omagh to file a compensation claim.
Date Published: 27th February 2014
Author: David Brown