Canadians with Traumatic Brain Injuries Are More Likely to Be Incarcerated
Suffering from a traumatic brain injury can change your life. Unfortunately, for some people, there is no real full recovery available after a traumatic brain injury. Recent studies have indicated that men who have suffered from a traumatic brain injury (TBI) are 2.5 times more likely to be imprisoned in a Canadian federal correction facility … Continue reading Canadians with Traumatic Brain Injuries Are More Likely to Be Incarcerated
Safety Tips for Bicyclists
Bicycle traffic has increased significantly over the past few years. Thankfully, collisions involving bicycles have surprisingly decreased slightly in the Vancouver area. This decrease is likely attributed to Vancouver’s focus on bicycle safety and ensuring that bicyclists have reliable roadways and pathways to use. Keeping the collision numbers down means that all bicyclists should continue … Continue reading Safety Tips for Bicyclists
The Importance of Wearing a Lifejacket or Personal Flotation DeviceTransport Canada’s Small Vessel Regulations require that all personal flotation devices should be comfortable and functional enough to be worn at all times. However, the regulation does not technically require that you should wear a lifejacket or personal flotation device. Nonetheless, it is a good idea to wear this protective gear whenever you are on … Continue reading The Importance of Wearing a Lifejacket or Personal Flotation Device
Tips for a Safe Victoria Day in British Columbia
Enjoying the holidays is something you have probably looked forward to all year. Getting the chance to have a day off work and to spend some time with friends and family is certainly exciting but it is even more important to ensure that you take all necessary steps to minimize being involved in any type of accident and sustaining injuries over Victoria Day.
The Risks of Driving Without a Valid Driver’s Licence
Not having a valid driver’s licence in British Columbia is more than just an administrative inconvenience if you get caught. It can also lead to serious penalties. Understanding the potential consequences for driving without a valid driver’s licence could help you to avoid serious problems. Many individuals who are unlicenced are still driving on the roads.
Summer Driving Safety
Enjoying time out with your family relaxing on your days and evenings off-work and taking every opportunity to enjoy the good weather are just some of the benefits of spending more time on the road over the summer. Unfortunately, however, in the summer the highways across Canada become busier than ever with construction, people traveling and wildlife.
Safe Driving in Construction Zones
It is important to always pay attention to the road ahead of you whenever you are behind the wheel of any vehicle. However, it is even more important to pay attention to your surroundings and to employ safety protocols when driving in a work zone anywhere in Canada. Work zones can be challenging as well as complicated for drivers.
Prevent Boating Accidents with These Tips
So you’ve packed up the cooler, your sunscreen and your camera in order to have an excellent day out on the open water. With the better summer weather, long holidays and the opportunity to soak up some sun, many people are heading out on the open waters in and around British Columbia in order to relax and spend some time with friends and family.
Mountain Bike Safety
Whether you are a new or an experienced motor mountain biker, following general safety tips can help to ensure that you are able to enjoy this activity for a long period of time with minimal injury chances. Whether you intend to bike alone or out in a group, the basics will help keep your cycling experience an enjoyable one.
Motorcycle Safety Tips
When done properly, a motorcycle ride can be one of the most enjoyable ways to spend a glorious spring or summer day. Unfortunately, however, motorcycle riders do not have many of the protections afforded by those individuals inside a car.