201702.22
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Things You Need to Know About Mobile Phones & Driving

It’s hard to forget lorry driver Tomasz Kroker scrolling through music on his mobile phone seconds before he crashed into a car, killing a Mum and three children. The warning is – don’t use a mobile phone while driving. Tracy Houghton, 45, her sons Ethan, 13, and 11-year-old Josh, and stepdaughter Aimee Goldsmith, 11, were…

201701.11
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6 Interesting Facts About Personal Injury Lawyers

It’s not easy deciding to make a claim for an injury. However, the following tips may help you decide or at the least tell you something you didn’t know about personal injury lawyers: We’ve compiled 6 tips about claiming compensation for injuries. PHC Law and its team of personal injury specialists help people claim for…

201612.16
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Have you been involved in a car accident?

Here’s what to do if you are in a car accident and the steps you should take. It may seem a bit obvious but the first step is don’t panic. If you allow yourself to get distressed, you won’t be able to think clearly. If you aren’t seriously hurt and if it’s safe to do…

201612.07
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Quarter of Motorists Admit Tiredness

In the UK in 2015 there were more than 150,000 road traffic injuries and fatalities. As many as 100,000 could have been prevented if distractions didn’t get motorists attention. According to a survey conducted by Exchange and Mart almost 1 in 4 motorists admit driving while tired. Sources such as the Department of Transport and…

201612.02
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Seven Ways to Drive Safe During the Winter

Driver behaviour remains the top cause of crashes. Data provided by the ONS from 1995 and into the following decade show that traffic accidents rise by nearly 30 per cent compared to the rest of the year. It’s not just Christmas, it’s the onset of Winter. What can you do to improve your road safety...
201611.22
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20mph Zones Introduced in the NorthWest

Almost 16 months ago Southport councillors voted through plans to install several 20mph zones. Southport traffic has increased since 2012. Yet public data recently revealed that road traffic accidents have decreased during 2016.  The areas that had new Southport traffic control zones introduced include Ainsdale Village, Fleetwood Road area, Avondale Road, and Heathfield Road. The…

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…

201607.26
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Personal Injury Claims Require Commitment and Professionalism

In 2014 the media reported that a fifth of personal injury law firms in the north-west could be closed down. Yes, firms closed down but not in the amounts predicted. Why did this situation start? Broadly speaking personal injury work is difficult. Weaker firms are not able to operate with the levels of quality and professionalism…