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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

    Tonbridge and Malling road traffic accidents

    Tonbridge and Malling road traffic accidents

    If you’ve been injured in one of the Tonbridge and Malling road traffic accidents that take place when drivers are blinded by other drivers’ headlamps stabbing out on full beam, you may be entitled to claim compensation and we here at Accident Advice Helpline may be able to help you to launch a claim.

    Good headlamp management skills

    All drivers need to develop good headlamp management skills in order to avoid blinding drivers of oncoming traffic when it’s dark. It is very easy to forget that you’re driving on full beam when you’ve driven for a long spell without any traffic coming the other way. If you do forget, you will usually get an angry flash from the drivers you are blinding and if you do, you must dip your headlamps immediately. Failing to do so, whether erroneously or maliciously could cause a serious accident with resultant injuries.

    Don’t forget about fog-lamps

    Fog lamps, if left inadvertently on in clear driving conditions, can also cause serious glare and potentially blind drivers who are following you. If you get flashed by someone behind you, check to see if you’ve if left your fog lights on and, if you have, switch them off straight away.

    Adjusting headlights to drive on the continent

    Another cause of accidentally blinding drivers coming from the other direction is if you have your headlights adjusted to drive on the continent and upon your return to the UK have not yet adjusted them back. The adjustment directs your beam to the right hand side, which is the kerb side when driving on the right. But of course back here in the UK where we drive on the left, if left unadjusted, the beam will be then directed straight into oncoming traffic.

    Tonbridge and Malling road traffic accidents and claiming compensation for injuries sustained

    Injury victims who sustain any sort of injuries from Tonbridge and Malling road traffic accidents under various different types of circumstances can commission the no win no fee* services of AAH to help them to launch a claim for compensation, providing the blame for the accident is levelled at someone other than the injury victim.

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    Verify and value your claim

    You can establish how much compensation you will be awarded before you actually launch your claim, by visiting the AAH website and making use of the interactive HOW MUCH calculator that can be found there. It takes only 30 seconds to verify your claim in principle and to issue you with an estimate of the sum you could be awarded.

    AAH’s leading customer support service

    AAH has one of the best customer support services in the industry, a fact attested to by the well known people’s consumer champion Esther Rantzen. If you’d like to find out more about how we can help, speak to one of our experienced advisers by calling our free helpline on 0800 689 0500 from any landline, or 0333 500 0993 from any mobile.

    Date Published: 18th August 2014

    Author: Howie

    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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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.