Road Traffic Accidents: European Night without Accidents Saturday 19th Oct

October is the month when most road traffic accidents resulting from drink driving occur. AA DriveTech, part of the AA, has joined forces with ‘Don’t Be That Someone’ and ‘Tune Into Traffic’ to support the European Night Without Accidents which is to take place on Saturday 19th October 2013. It is an annual awareness campaign, […]

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Overconfident drivers are a danger

As many as 69% of drivers admitted to breaking the law on the road through overconfidence or complacency according to a survey by the charity Brake and insurance company Direct Line. 99% of those surveyed felt that they were relatively safe drivers. Vicki Wright, expert personal injury lawyer at Swain & Co Solicitors, says, “Overconfident […]

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Calls for MRI scans to diagnose whiplash

There have been calls for MRI scans and X-rays to diagnose whiplash injuries and reduce false whiplash claims. Melanie Lidstone-Land, expert personal injury lawyer at Swain & Co explains, “Whiplash is a soft tissue injury. Unfortunately, due to the nature of the injury, it would be difficult for MRI scans to show evidence of whiplash.” […]

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Harsher restrictions on young drivers to curb road traffic accidents

According to study by Gocompare.com, half of the UK’s motorist would like to see a zero tolerance on drink driving alcohol limit for young drivers to reduce road traffic accidents. The survey also revealed that UK drivers would welcome engine size restrictions and mandatory telematics car insurance in a bid to try and reduce road […]

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