• cars,  family,  Health,  Lifestyle

    Rascals on the Road: How to prevent a bogus personal injury claim

    Once you’ve been in any road traffic collision, big or small, you run the risk of getting sued for a personal injury claim. Half of all collisions end up in some form of claim for compensation, so it’s a good idea to get clued up on how to not get sued. Here are the key things you need to know about personal injury claims, and how to avoid falling victim to someone else’s money-making schemes.  Get evidence at the scene It’s a good idea to gather some initial evidence at the scene of the crash. Often police will not be able to attend a crash if there are no serious…

  • children,  family,  Lifestyle,  shoes,  transport

    Brantano’s Walk to school for charity campaign

    My son has returned to school today, after a very long, but amazingly fun. school holiday. So it seems only fitting that one of today’s posts should be linked to going back to school in some way, and Brantano’s partnership with road safety charity Brake, is definitely something worth shouting about. Brantano, famed for their high quality, low cost shoes, have been doing some research into how children get to and from school. Their research has shown that only a third of children and parents regularly walk to and from school every week. One of the reasons given for this was that was that many parents feel the route between…

  • cars,  children,  family,  Lifestyle

    How Road Safety savvy are your kids?

    A true story. A couple of years ago my family spent some time in Wales. It was gorgeously sunny and we were spending most of our days at the beach and having late suppers. One evening we decided to get chips and burgers for dinner and popped to Dolgellau – a nearby town. The pavements were very narrow and so we had to walk in single file – I had Joe in front of me. Suddenly the pavement stopped altogether on our side of the road, and Joe, seeing a pavement on the other side, instinctively just ran into the road to cross over. I froze and just screamed, which…