One of the things most people on the road will worry about is the possibility of having a Swindon car accident. This can be avoided by keeping your wits about you, always knowing where you are going, and being able to look out for hazards which could potentially cause a Swindon car accident.
Once you have parked up, many people will feel that the difficult part is over and they have nothing to worry about, but parking is something where you should still be thinking about potential dangers, just as much as when you are on the road. Here are some tips for parking safely to avoid being attacked or becoming the victim of any other crime.
Choose the right parking space
When looking for a parking space, you need to be clever about your options to avoid getting into difficulty. Although there may be plenty of parking spaces on the top level of a multi-storey car park, this is also furthest away from security, and a place where you are most likely to be attacked. Try to stick to lower levels where it is easy for you to get away, and where there are more vehicles about. However, you shouldn’t park directly in front of the entrance either, as this is a place where thieves could easily get away with your car.
Reverse into your parking space
Although it may take a little longer to reverse into a parking space, this will help you to avoid taking extra moments getting away when you return. If you return late or are followed, the fact that you can just drive straight out of your space will save you valuable time, and may even help you to prevent an attack.
How to claim compensation after an attack or Swindon car accident
If you are injured by someone in an attack or incident which was not your fault, you should be able to claim compensation for your injuries from those responsible. It does not matter whether you were in a Swindon car accident or sustained injuries in an attack – as long as you are not at fault for what happened to you, you should be able to claim compensation.
Call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile, to find out more about making a claim for compensation. Our team will be more than happy to offer advice and support specifically tailored to your circumstances, and if it is appropriate you will be passed on to our personal injury lawyers, who can make a start on a claim for you. Your lawyers will work on a 100% no win no fee basis, and will also work entirely on your behalf so you shouldn’t have to go to court.
Date Published: 12th June 2014
Author: David Brown