Whatever the causes of road traffic accidents are the end result is usually an injured road traffic accident victim. If you have been the victim of a collision on the roads no matter how it was ultimately caused you could be entitled to make a claim for personal injury compensation if a third party driver made you crash.

Mr G sustained an injury in a collision when a third party driver approaching from the opposite direction lost control of their vehicle and crashed straight into Mr G’s car. Mr G had to suffer prolonged suffering because of the pain from the injuries he sustained in the accident. Luckily Mr G came to the experts from Michael Lewin Solicitors to represent himand we were able to settle Mr G’s case for £1895.00

For more advice about the causes of road traffic accidents like the one that Mr G was injured in and how to avoid them see below:

Many accidents happen at junctions when a driver is pulling out from a parked position alongside a road at roundabout and at traffic lights. Extra care should be taken in these areas. When travelling on the roads you should:

? Keep to the left of the road unless there are signs or markings indicating otherwise.

? Keep as far to the left as you can on right-hand beds; this will allow you a much better view of the road ahead and enable you to see the oncoming traffic sooner. This may help you avoid colliding with an oncoming vehicle.

? Keep both of your hands on the steering wheel as much as possible. This will ensure that you have better control of the vehicle at all times.

? Take extra care to be aware of other road users no matter how they are travelling; cyclists pedestrians and motor bike riders are particularly difficult to see and all of them are much more vulnerable that the motorised vehicle operators on the road. A collision with a road user from one of these groups much more likely to result in a serious or even fatal injury being caused.

? Control your speed better before descending down a hill by selecting a lower gear. This will help you maintain a lower speed; never take your car out of gear and roll down a hill because you will have much less control over your vehicle should the unforeseen happen.

? Always check your mirrors beforeturning or changing lanes to ensure that a vulnerable road user or other vehicle is not coming alongside you. Use your signals so other road users can plan around your intended manoeuvre.

If you need advice about the causes of road traffic accidents and whether your accident was a non-fault collision call Michael Lewin Solicitors on: 0844 844 8180.

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