Car accidents at roundabouts

 

Being involved in a road traffic accident is a harrowing ordeal for most people. Unlike in many other parts of the world, the site of a roundabouts is common in cities and towns across the UK, and because of their widespread presence, there are numerous road traffic accidents on the UK’s roundabouts each year.
 
Thanks to clear and detailed traffic rules for drivers using roundabouts, it is true to say that the vast majority of accidents at roundabouts are avoidable. It is also a unfortunate fact that injuries caused by road traffic accidents at roundabouts are very common. 
 
If you have been injured in an accident at a roundabout, and it was the fault of another party, then you could be entitled to a significant compensation claim. Read on to find out more.
 
So what are the main causes of accidents at roundabouts?
 
Thanks to the clear and stringent UK road laws, accountability for accidents at roundabouts is usually very clear. Therefore it is fair to say that the main cause of accidents at roundabouts is bad driving. 
 
The two main sites of accidents at roundabouts are at the point of entry and the point of exit and occur when:
  • a car fails to slow down or stop when it is not their right of way.
  • a driver attempts to leave the roundabout, from an incorrect starting lane. 
  • someone attempts to on the junction when their lane is filtering them off.
 
If you have been injured as the result of another party’s negligence at a roundabout, then you could have a valid compensation claim.
 
How to claim
 
If you have been injured in an accident at a roundabout, that wasn’t your fault, then we will be able to help you make a personal injury compensation claim. Here at Manners Pimblett we’re ideally place to help you recover the compensation that is rightfully yours.
 
Whether you were the driver of another car, or the passenger in the car at fault, we can help you claim the compensation you deserve for your suffering. We offer NO WIN NO FEE* agreements on personal injury matters, call one of our experts today for more information. 0845 0770772. 
 
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