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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Road accident in West Wales


    Avoid causing traffic jams

    Unless you have a road accident in West Wales then it is difficult to cause a traffic jam on your own. However, every car in a traffic jam is contributing to it in its own way, and this makes the congestion worse and slows down other cars, who then contribute to the problem and so on. In the mornings and evenings when the roads are the most busy, it is all too easy to contribute to traffic jams and find yourself taking longer and longer to get to and from work. Here are some tips on avoiding traffic congestion, and avoiding causing it yourself.

    Be courteous

    During rush hour it can be tempting to be more aggressive in your driving, so that you get where you need to be. The problem is if everyone is doing this then congestion quickly builds up because nobody is willing to let anyone else get past. Relax and be courteous to other drivers, and you may find that they do the same back to you.

    Don’t react to anger

    When people are rushing and stressed they tend to get angry more easily. When this happens you may find that other drivers are aggressive towards you. If this happens, apologise and move on, as reacting to the anger can cause arguments which slow everything down and ruin your day!

    Don’t get distracted

    Obviously you wouldn’t normally talk on the phone, eat or apply makeup when you are driving, but in a traffic jam it can be tempting to do just that. Resist the temptation, as this can slow everyone down if you are not paying attention.

    Finding a lawyer after a road accident in West Wales

    After a road accident in West Wales, if you have been injured and feel that the accident was the fault of the other driver, the best way to claim compensation is to find yourself a good personal injury lawyer who can take on your claim and process it on your behalf. Your claim is then more likely to be successful, and far less stressful than it might otherwise be.

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    Accident Advice Helpline has over 10 years’ experience in the field of personal injury compensation claims, and can provide you with an experienced and dedicated personal injury lawyer, who will work with you to get you the compensation you deserve. You can call the helpline on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile, to speak to the team about your road accident in West Wales, and they will help you to decide whether you want to proceed or not. If you do, you will be passed over to an in house injury lawyer who can start work on your claim on a 100% no win no fee basis.

    Date Published: 19th March 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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