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By , September 11, 2017 2:23 pm

Racing Safety Tips

Many people in the world enjoy track racing. The excitement is elicited by both the fun and the adrenaline that comes with taking part in track racing. The adrenaline is normal since the entire activity is laden with potential hazards. This is the reason why safety precautions must be put in place before and during track racing. Inspection of the track and vehicles is sometimes done by track inspectors. This is however not done at all times especially when the organization is small.

It is always advisable to wear a seat belt at all times when driving. This is quite self explanatory though there are those who forget for one reason or the other. Occupants of driver’s seats could suffer injuries if they had not put on seat belts. No one wishes to undergo such an ordeal and that is why it is paramount to ensure that the seat belt is there and well used. For regular racers, it is also advisable to invest in belts that employ some advanced modern day technology. It has been established that harnesses serve the safety purpose better than other ordinary seat belts. Drivers who fail to put on seat belts have a 75% chance of suffering fatality when ejected out of the car during accidents.

Many racers do not consider the condition of the track before deciding to race. Here we are talking about weather conditions. Good to note that accidents that happen during track racing due to bad weather cannot be compensated even with the services of a car accident lawyer. Legal coverage in case of disaster does not cover most track racers. Costs incurred would hence be covered by the driver. Noting the above, one would then be motivated to have a thorough check of weather reports before taking their car out for racing. Be on the lookout for any weather changes during racing. Common sense also dictates that if the track is wet you should not drive fast.

The next safety precaution involves staying far from other motorists during racing. People are always tempted to really go near other cars while overtaking round bends. Keep a safe distance unless you have a car that is fitted with a role cage as well as other equipments that booster safety. A very small contact between two speeding vehicle can lead to severe injuries hence overtake only on flat land and not round corners.

If you follow the above precautionary measures, you will definitely have a very enjoyable racing time. For fun lovers, there is absolutely no reason why you should drive very fast on the track. Professional track racers who actually do it as a sport can take risks by driving very fast. For them, risks are warranted by the huge income they generate by taking part on the track. Monetary motivation is not there for amateurs hence just ensure to put your safety first.

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