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  November 23, 2018
This week we have been supporting the charity Brake in their road safety awareness week. Brake carry out amazing work and aim to promote road safety generally but with a specific focus in November on road safety week; this years campaign is Think Bike.
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  November 22, 2018
Ramsdens Solicitors are pleased to be supporting Brake Charity throughout Road Safety Awareness Week In 2017 there were a total of 170,993 people injured in road traffic accidents across the UK. Among those were 24,831 serious injuries and 1,793 deaths. These figures demonstrate how vulnerable we are, whenever we are on the road. It is alarming to think that nearly 1,800 people lost their lives when taking to the road last year, which signifies the importance of road safety awareness.
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  November 22, 2018
“Every day in the UK, five people die on roads and about 60 more are seriously injured” There is no escaping the fact that road traffic collisions change lives, not only for the people involved but for the families and support networks that surround them. Brake are a charity that carry out amazing work in promoting road safety awareness including running Road Safety Week every November. However, the reality is that road collisions do happen and we need to be prepared to deal with the aftermath.
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  November 21, 2018
This week, Ramsdens are proud to be supporting Brake Charity throughout their Road Safety Week. Despite The Road Traffic Act 1988 dealing with the requirement to take protective measures in the form of wearing seatbelts and helmets, and of course it being common sense to do so, it is surprising to find that accidents still occur where people have not taken such precautions. One of the main safety issues in relation to road traffic accidents is failure to wear a seatbelt.
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  November 20, 2018
This week we are supporting Road Safety Week and the focus of the campaign this year is being Bike Smart. Cycling is a popular sport and more and more cyclists are taking to the road. Cyclists and motorcyclists are some of the most vulnerable road users and safety is therefore paramount.
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  November 19, 2018
Ramsdens Solicitors are pleased to confirm that they will be supporting Brake Charity throughout their road safety awareness week taking place from the 19th-25th November 2018.
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  October 26, 2018
The civil liability bill jumped the last hurdle this week and was passed through the House of Commons. The small claims limit will be raised to £5,000 for Road Traffic Accidents with a fixed tariff being introduced for whiplash claims. It will also consider the discount rate used for lump sum settlements to calculate future losses. Amendments will now be now considered and then will proceed for royal assent. It is thought that the new law will come into play for April 2020.
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  August 31, 2018
Ramsdens are proud to have supported National Road Victim Month this August, considering the impact of serious injuries and death on our roads. We support the charity Brake and the work they carry out to help improve roads, driver awareness and our overall attitudes towards road safety.
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