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Roads are essential to our everyday lives. Sadly, every year on the Isle of Wight, there are road traffic accidents which result in people being seriously injured or killed.
More than half (52%) of fatal crashes in Britain occur on country roads. Per mile travelled, country roads are the most dangerous roads for all kinds of road user. Car occupants are twice as likely to be killed on a rural compared to an urban road, while cyclists are almost three times more likely to be killed in the countryside.
However, road deaths and injuries are not inevitable. Here are five things you should know about driving on rural roads:
Novum Law is a supporter of ‘Isle Drive Safe’ the Isle of Wight road safety charity launched by families of people killed in road traffic accidents on the Island. It is run by Neal Staley, father of Evey Staley who was sadly killed in August 2012, aged just 10 years old, by a speeding driver who was twice the drink/drive limit.
If you or someone you know has been involved in a road traffic accident Novum Law can help with your serious injury compensation claim on a ‘No Win, No Fee’ basis with no financial risk. Please call us in confidence at our Newport office on: 01983 216 964 for free expert advice or email: email@example.com.
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