Cycling Tips to Stay Safe on the Road This Winter

As a cyclist, you might find winter presents a challenge due to slippery roads and decreased visibility. Staying safe in the road during winter is more than eating properly to have energy for the journey. Ensuring you reduce the risk of a hit and run accident is essential.

Being prepared for any eventuality of winter will give you a safer journey on the road.

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Common Road Traffic Accident Causes and How to Avoid Them

The new year has come, but there is one thing that can affect drivers at this time of year; the cold months of winter. The cold weather can cause visual impairments whilst driving, ice can form on the road which can constantly affect drivers, and the cold weather can cause certain parts of the vehicle to malfunction.

We always want to make sure that our clients are as safe as possible, which is why we have listed the most common road traffic accident causes so that you know how to avoid them and keep yourself safe.

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Importance of Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

It is not uncommon for people to hesitate about seeking professional advice after suffering an injury. In most cases, they may think their case has no merit or that it is not worth hassling a trained legal expert over. However, this mistaken belief could mean you’re missing out on compensation that is due to you.

Anyone who has sustained an injury that wasn’t his or her fault should seek legal advice immediately from a personal injury lawyer. Here are four reasons why it is always the best plan of action.

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Slips and Falls at Work

Had a slip or fall at work? You’re not alone. In 2013/14, slips and trips were the most common cause of major injuries to employees, with falls from height the next most common.

While employers are required by law to protect the health and safety of their employees, unfortunately, such incidents do happen. Wherever you work, whether it’s an office or a construction site, you could fall victim to a trip or a fall. This guide outlines common causes of slips and falls, your employer’s responsibilities and how you can go about making a personal injury claim for an accident at work.

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What Should You Do if You Hit a Parked Car?

It’s a dark, rainy night and the supermarket car park is very busy. You spot a space – but as you reverse to turn into it, you feel a thump on your rear bumper. Jumping out of the driver’s seat, you realise that your vehicle is undamaged but you’ve dented the passenger door of another car. In your haste, and with such poor visibility, you simply didn’t see it.

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Is Workplace Health and Safety My Responsibility?

Health and safety is a huge deal for every business, no matter what industry they’re in. It’s a well-known fact that employers have a legal responsibility to provide a healthy and safe work environment for their employees, and can incur huge fines if health and safety measures and training aren’t put into place or followed.

However, It’s not simply just the responsibility of the employer; the employee also has a degree of responsibility for their own health and safety in the workplace, too.

So, what responsibilities do employees have?

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