TITLE

Road Safety Series

AUTHOR(S)
BELLION, JOANNE
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Whip;Aug2009, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on actions to be taken by carriage drivers in order to prevent accident when driving on a public road. According to the author, it is important to determine if the horse is 100 percent ready for a drive. The author also recommends checking the harness to be worn for any signs of breakage. The article also presents tips on dealing with an accident which starts by calling for help.
ACCESSION #
43702902

 

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