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Snowmobile accidents, on the rise in Canada

A study conducted by Margaret Keresteci said that young men who are under the influence of alcohol are at a very high risk of snowmobiling. Canadian Institute for Health Information said that the statistics reveal the truth that// most of the accidents happen in the month of February.

The accidents due to snowmobiling are twice as those of snowboarding or skiing. In 2003-04 there were 788 individuals admitted in the hospital for snowmobile-related injuries. 34% of those injuries occurred in the month of February, which was closely followed by 23% in the month of January.

Snowmobiling accounted for 41 per cent of all winter sports-related accidents. The study said that about 50% of the people who were involved in the accident showed high levels of blood alcohol. In the past three year the number of people meeting with an accident due to drunken driving has doubled.

The author suggests that preventive measures should be targeted against those set of people who have encountered the accidents.

It is usually seen in young people and Louise Sherren from the Alberta Snowmobiling Association's Sled Safe Program said that it the individual’s responsibility to ensure accident free snowmobile experience.

Hence the government should incorporate more safety measures due prevent any kind of mishaps during the winter sports.

Usually it is the children in the age group of 15 and 19 years are seen in some of the worst injuries. 80% of them were males who suffered multiple injuries. Those who consume alcohol tend to stay three times longer in the hospital as their recovery is slow and also due to the increased severity of the injury.

It was seen that the drivers and the passengers have different kinds of injuries. The drivers suffer from crushed legs and spinal afflictions. The passengers are more likely to be thrown out from the vehicle and suffered orthopedic and head trauma.

About 265 of the accid ents occur between dusk and darkness and are mostly seen on Fridays or Saturdays.

In Ontario on an average of 16 snowmobiling patients are admitted everyday during winter season and till date there are 13 fatalities.


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