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Road Traffic Accidents Legal Proceedings

Even though there have been advancements in road and car safety, road traffic accidents are still commonplace in our society. Unfortunately, statistics show that most people will be involved in a serious road traffic accident at least once in their lifetime. We will discuss when such accidents may lead to legal proceedings.

If you are involved in a car accident, you should speak to a legal expert who can guide you through the minefield of the legal system and help you to get the compensation you deserve. You must contact professionals for traffic & transport input into environmental impact assessment.

Legal Proceedings After A Road Traffic Accident

Not all road traffic accidents lead to legal proceedings, however if there are no serious injuries, you may be entitled to recover damages for property and other expenses from the other drivers insurance company. The likelihood of legal proceedings will usually rest on the quantum, or the amount of financial damage which has ensued from the accident.

What Causes Road Traffic Accidents?

There are many possible causes for road traffic accidents which are discussed below:

Bad Driving- This is by far the greatest cause of most road traffic accidents. Simple errors in judgment and other mishaps all add up to common poor driving habits such as ignoring traffic signals, speeding, not giving way at the correct times, tailgating and mobile phone usage. 

Lack Of Attention- Drivers are oftentimes distracted and can increase the chance of road traffic accidents. Whether from outside of the car or inside the car its something which we must all become more aware of.