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What can you do to help prevent Whiplash?

If you can't get your car to do that, you might want to try these ideas...

 

http://www.addonheadrest.com

This is a site for a company that provides a simple device to add to your carís headrest to reduce the risk of whiplash injury and provide relief for neck pain, back pain and driving fatigue.  This is not a sponsored link or paid advert, it is included to acknowledge the companies work in establishing the original discussion forum from which WHIPLASH HURTS and ultimately this site originated.

 

http://www.whiplash101.com/HeadRestraints.htm

This page gives advice about the correct positioning of your head restraint and links to this page which allows you to rate how effective the positioning of your head restraint is.  (NB at time of writing the link in whiplash 101 was incorrect).

 

http://www.hwysafety.org/vehicle_ratings/head_restraints/head.htm

This page allows you to see the factors important in the rating of  head restraints.  The search facility allows you discover how numerous makes and models of cars rate.

http://www.hwysafety.org/news_releases/1998/pr120898.htm

Read a press release from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety detailing the recent development by Volvo of WHIPS (Whiplash Injury Protection System).

 

http://www.thatcham.org/html/mspages/safety/whiplash.htm

You can follow some research being done into trying to make cars offer more protection from whiplash injuries.  It is hoped that this research will lead to all new cars (in the UK) being giving a rating on "whiplash performance" by the end of 2002.

 

 

 

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[4 Research]  [5 Prevention] [6 Ten Tips] [7 Discussion]

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