Whether you?re racing in a Motocross event, driving a car, and or engaged in other off road vehicle sports, injuries are considered common for drivers. In fact, research has shown how racing games puts the body under extreme stress, putting it on high risk on injuries. Most of these injuries happen during the main event.
Indeed, recent car accidents have shown that 95% of the drivers have sustained both serious and slight physical injuries. This is more common for racers who have now accepted the inevitable existence of such.
Dennis Barnes, the contributing writer of this article is a physical therapist assistant who maintains the website Premier Physical Therapy With his years of experience in working with patients who have suffered from different injuries, he became an advocate on safety precautions. He also shares his views on other blogs like Phlebotomy Jobs and Occupational Therapist Salary.
Many injuries sustained by car racers on the road or on the track range from minor cramping of the muscles to severe organ damage and fatal burns. This is why racing organizations have emphasized the need for higher safety measures especially in race events to limit the possibility of severe injuries and even death. But with such high speeds, accidents are inevitable even if strict safety measures are observed.
These are just few of the injuries a race car driver may experience:
Muscle Strains. Staying in one position for a long span of time can place a great strain on the driver?s muscle groups and tendons. Certified athletic trainers may help effectively managed these strains and cramps.
Skin Burns. It is common in the world of car racing for drivers to get extensive burns due to crashes at high speeds.
Broken Bones. Along with the crashes that occur during race, drivers put themselves in a higher risk of broken bones and organ damage.
With all these injuries, it is evident that car racers must have insurance packages. In fact, your whole racing team must have an insurance specifically designed for race cars in order to avoid financial breakdowns due to accidents caused by run-in, fires, vehicle debris, and engine problems.
The best way to find the best health insurance for your team is to first consult the drivers and the pit screw about their levels of health coverage. If you can exclude medical care on your application, you will be saving a lot for your team. Having your team decide to get a group insurance rather than individual insurance will also save you a big amount of money.
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