May 09, 2016

Being a road user comes with a whole list on inherent risks — fast-moving vehicles, distracted drivers and inattentive pedestrians are only a few of the hazards you may encounter while in transit. But what about the dangers you pose to yourself?

For this year’s National Road Safety Week, the Canada Safety Council wants to remind Canadians of the importance of proper ergonomics behind the wheel. Developing a musculoskeletal or repetitive strain injury is much easier than it would appear, and these can in fact leave you at a higher risk for car crashes.

Click here to view our 2016 National Road Safety Week campaign.

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