Prepare for a long summer drive, and avoid a car accident
A long summer drive presents problems which are less obvious than driving in the winter, but can still cause serious issues and may even contribute to a Warwick car accident. Basically, driving for a long period of time, at any time of the year, can be risky. If you want to avoid getting into a Warwick car accident then you need to know how to handle a long drive at any time of the year, taking lots of breaks and ensuring that your car is up to the challenge. When it comes to preparing for a long drive in the summer, here are some of the things you should be thinking about.
- Take breaks. Make sure that when you are plotting your route for any trip that you schedule in plenty of breaks to take some of the pressure off of your journey. If you can get another driver to travel with you so that you can split the driving then this is great, but it will work just as well if you plan plenty of rest stops.
- Prepare for sun and heat. You should be aware that in the summer you are at the mercy of the sun and heat in your car. You may be dazzled by the bright sunlight, or overheat and feel unwell because of the sun coming directly into the car. For this reason, pack sunglasses, cool drinks and plenty of water on your trip.
- Learn the rules. If your summer drive is taking place abroad then you need to learn all of the rules and regulations regarding driving out of the country. Even something as simple as driving on the correct side of the road can be forgotten unless you have taught yourself thoroughly.
How to claim compensation for a Warwick car accident
If you do have a Warwick car accident during the summer, then it is far more likely to have been caused by the negligence of yourself or another driver, than weather conditions or the condition of the road. If you feel that it was another driver who was at fault for your accident, you may be able to claim compensation against them for any injuries you have sustained.
Call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile to speak to the friendly, helpful team about your Warwick car accident and find out whether or not you have a good case for compensation. If you do then you can be passed over to an in house experienced personal injury lawyer who can deal with your claim on a 100% no win no fee basis, in order to get you the compensation you deserve.
Date Published: 12th June 2014
Author: David Brown