When driving on the road or walking as a pedestrian, it is important to always be aware of the Highway Code and to ensure safety is paramount at all times. As soon as safety slips, it can lead to accidents, which can, in some cases, prove to be fatal. If you are somehow involved in an accident, which was caused by someone else, you may be entitled to road traffic accident compensation in Cotswold. There are various different types of accidents which can happen on the road and steps should be taken to avoid these.
Bicycles are notoriously difficult to see in traffic and as such, drivers need to take extra care to ensure they cover a wide distance of vision before making a manoeuvre. Cyclists don’t have much of a chance when up against a car or other larger vehicle and without taking due care and attention, serious injuries can occur. Cyclists should be equally as aware of oncoming traffic and keep themselves visible to drivers at all times.
In the same respect, motorcycle accidents are also caused by the fact these vehicles are smaller and more difficult to see. It is equally as important to look out for motorcycles as it is for bicycles. This is especially the case when turning round corners and opening the car door.
One of the most common types of road traffic accidents is car accidents, which can either be a collision between two vehicles or a car and a pedestrian. Car accidents can be fatal, or they can also cause serious injuries. If you have been involved in a car accident and someone else caused this, you may be entitled to road traffic accident compensation in Cotswold.
Injuries in Road Traffic Compensation in Cotswold
There are all sorts of injuries which can result from a road traffic accident and these can lead to road traffic compensation in Cotswold. One of the most common of these is whiplash, which occurs when the body is jolted back and forwards during a collision. The result of this can be mild to severe neck and shoulder pain but you should always consult a doctor, rather than trying to diagnose your own injuries.
Call Accident Advice Helpline
If this situation sounds similar to yours and you think you may be entitled to make a claim, you can call Accident Advice Helpline and speak to an advisor.
We have made the process simple. Call us on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you are calling from your mobile. We have advisors waiting to take your call and help with your personal injury claims.
Why wait? Call Accident Advice Helpline now and find out how we can help you get the compensation you deserve.
Date Published: 1st June 2015
Author: David Brown