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SAFETY AND REFLECTIVE GEAR FOR HANDCYCLISTS

Jul 25 2014 0 Comments July 2014

Cycling is a wonderful way to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends.  It is also a great way to improve cardiovascular fitness.  Many people, with varying disabilities, were unable to enjoy this sport until the advent of the handcycle about thirty years ago.  This invention from the Netherlands, has enabled people with lower-limb mobility problems, to take to the road again on their arm-powered vehicles.  It is growing in popularity daily and was added as an event for the first time at the 2004 Paralympics. VISIBILITY Handcycles travel much lower to the ground that ordinary bicycles and so visibility...

SAFETY AND REFLECTIVE GEAR FOR SKATEBOARDERS

Jul 23 2014 0 Comments July 2014

Skateboarding is undeniably a fun activity and is increasing in popularity worldwide.  There are the inevitable cuts and bruises but more serious injuries can be avoided with a little care and common sense.  Buying the right protective and reflective gear, such as a safety vest, will help prevent injury.Start slowly – learn to turn, slow down and stop before you begin any fancy manoeuvres.BUYING YOUR SKATEBOARDMake sure you buy the right board for your activity.  There are skateboards for speed, slalom and freestyle.  Some boards only allow a certain body weight – check this out carefully before you buy.Before you go...

8 TRAFFIC SAFETY TIPS WHEN WALKING OR RUNNING WITH YOUR DOG

Jul 20 2014 0 Comments July 2014

For many dog owners throughout the world, the only time to walk the dog is either before or after work.  This means that for a lot of the year they will be walking in dark or nearly dark conditions.  Dog owners often forget that their dog needs to be just as visible as they are.  You can buy a reflective safety vest and reflective bands for dogs which use Velcro to attach them to the dog’s body.  There are also collars and leads with reflective strips.  So when you put on your reflective gear for your daily dog walk, don’t...

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