201611.18
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Is the UK the Whiplash Capital of the World?

In the UK, every year thousands suffer from whiplash injuries. Yet the media reports that too many of these injuries culminate in fraudulent claims. This can mean higher premiums for motorists but is it fair to say we’re the ‘Whiplash Capital?’. A recent parliamentary inquiry reopened the debate on the state of the UK’s compensation…

201610.24
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County Council Hosts Preston Remembrance for Victims of Road Accidents

LANCASHIRE County Council announced last week that local people killed in road traffic collisions will be remembered at a special service in November in Preston. The special service forms part of The World Day of Remembrance Service. UK-based charity RoadPeace launched in 1993. Brigitte Chaudhry MBE, organised the first day of remembrance, to support bereaved…

201610.19
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PHC Law’s 12 Winter Warnings

In case you haven’t noticed it’s getting darker outside and the clocks slowly roll back to the Winter Equinox. Be careful out on the roads during December when the merry making begins and Christmas Parties start. Road traffic accidents peak in this period. Here are 12 Things to bear in mind for this Winter time…

201610.12
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Air Pollution Blamed for Traffic Accidents

Air pollution could be to blame for hundreds of traffic accidents, according to researchers. A study conducted by the London Schools of Economics presents evidence that air pollution is responsible for road traffic accidents. Well, MAY be responsible. The evidence is still disputable. Some in the media are sceptical. In a study analysing 5 years’ worth of…

201610.10
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Driverless Cars Expected to Dominate by 2045

According to research conducted by Kia Motors (UK) driverless cars may account for almost half of all car sales within 25 years. Then of course this is expected to rise even further as we approach the year 2100. Most of us will be dead by then anyway. Sorry for the negativity but fact is fact….

201609.12
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Former Soldier Protects Crash Victim from Road Traffic

Former soldier Darren DeMarco moved an articulated lorry across lanes of the M1 northbound motorway early last Friday. He did it to protect a driver from road traffic, hanging upside down in her overturned vehicle. Mr DeMarco explained that no one stopped to help. Some motorists even complained at him for stopping to help the…

201608.17
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Did you miss the Law Society Campaign ‘Don’t Get Mugged over Accident Claim’?

Despite its central message highlighting the risks of not consulting with accident claim lawyers, an ad campaign created by The Law Society three years ago still retain its power. The central theme warned that before accepting a compensation offer by an insurer, consider consulting a personal injury solicitor if you are involved in an accident. The ad campaign…