What are the types of road traffic accidents?
With so many different road users several different types of road traffic accidents can occur. Understandably, the severity of injuries following an RTA can vary greatly and is dependent on many factors, including the speed of the vehicle, the age and safety record of the vehicle, the presence of safety features, and the number of vehicles involved in the incident.
All drivers have a duty by law to keep all road users, including pedestrians, horse riders and cyclists, safe. If an individual's driving has caused you an injury, you may be entitled to make an accident compensation claim.
The most common road traffic accident personal injury claims come from car drivers and passengers. There are hundreds of different scenarios that could lead to a collision, from adverse weather conditions to reckless road users. Unfortunately, no matter how conscientious the driver, sometimes accidents do happen.