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Injury Prevention Day – Preventing Injury from Road Traffic Accidents

Posted on August 19th 2019

Road Traffic Accidents are one of the most common causes of injuries that our dedicated personal injury solicitors see at Oliver & Co. The Department for Transport statistics show that in 2017 there were 24,831 serious injuries caused by road traffic accidents across the UK,...

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August is National Road Victim Month

Posted on August 6th 2019

August is National Road Victim month, which was founded by RoadPeace, the leading Road Crash Charity in the UK. It is held annually to remember people that have been killed or injured on our roads and provides an opportunity to raise awareness of road safety....

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How to Stay Safe when Driving in the Dark

Posted on August 5th 2019

Driving in the dark can be a daunting experience for anybody and even the most experienced drivers can struggle due to limited visibility and slippery conditions. The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) says there is a “spike in the number of road...

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Cycling Safety – Keeping your Child Safe on a Bike

Posted on June 7th 2019

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA) statistics show that 10% of all cyclist casualties are children, with a recorded 8 child cyclist deaths in 2016. These cycling safety statistics only include cyclists killed or injured in road accidents that were reported to...

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The cycling safety debate – should you wear a helmet?

Posted on June 21st 2017

“I don’t wear a helmet on the assumption that motorists will give elderly cyclists a ‘wide berth.'” Are his comments misguided? At Oliver & Co we speak to many clients who have been involved in road traffic accidents whilst on their bike. Of course, not...

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