Over the years in Great Britain, data has been collected to try and find out the main cause of road traffic accidents, and why innocent victims make. A complex programme from 1999 to 2002 collected data and looked in detail at the car accident claims in Mendip and the causes of road traffic accidents. Sadly, the most common cause was one that can be avoided which was speeding.
The data showed that speeding was the cause of 28% of all accidents with fatalities. The next with a percentage of 23% was reckless drivers not driving with due care and attention which once again can be avoided and thirdly at 21% it was that people not being able to judge the speed or direction of other road users.
These road traffic accidents are claiming thousands of people’s lives every year and the worst part is as we said above they could in some cases probably have been avoided. These accidents may have been prevented if the drivers had just taken more care, watched their speeds, looked carefully at road signs and warnings and taken their duty of care to other road users seriously.
Sadly, people don’t listen they still speed, they still drive under the influence of drugs and alcohol and drive recklessly like jumping red lights and over taking on bends. Sadly it is usually the innocent victims of these other negligent drivers that come of the worst in these accidents suffering very serious injuries. That’s why they should make car accident claims in Mendip to claim the compensation they deserve form the guilty parties.
When you suffer from an injury due to a car accident then you may not be able to work putting a strain on the whole family’s finances. And in cases when a fatality some families to be pushed into poverty due to the loss of the killed family member. If you want to know more about your rights after road accidents in Mendip, read on.
How to make claims after road accidents in Mendip
Accident Advice Helpline will aim to get you the best compensation deal possible for your circumstances as quickly and efficiently as we can. There are two ways to contact us to make a no obligation inquiry simply go online and take the 30 second test which will prompt one of our trained advisers to contact you. Or simply call the free phone number 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone and speak to helpful advisers now. They will discuss your accident details and tell you if you fit the criteria to make a claim. The service works on a ‘no win, no fee’ basis taking the worry of financing a claim away. We give you all the help you need after road accidents in Mendip.
Date Published: 29th November 2014
Author: David Brown