There is likely to be an increase in the numbers of cyclists on the roads in the next few years due to the focus on environmental change and healthy living encouraged by the government. However, cyclists are very vulnerable when on the roads and they are at high risk of being involved in a Areas which are especially dangerous for cyclists are junctions and roundabouts.
Causes of cycling road traffic accidents include:
Injuries caused to cyclists involved in road traffic accidents vary from bumps and bruises to broken bones and head injuries and even death. However, cycling road traffic accidents can also cause long term health problems and a reduced quality of life for the victim such as disability or loss of job.
To avoid being involved in a cycling road traffic accident, cyclists should make sure they are visible to other road users by wearing reflective clothing and they should also observe road signs and other road users. However, accidents do still happen and cyclists may be entitled to compensation if the accident was not their fault.
If you have been involved in a cycling road traffic accident, even if you are unsure whether you would be able to , contact ourFREE on 0800 0287828 and we can investigate matters for you and advise you on your first step towards receiving compensation.