Mie J. Damgaard Snowmobile May 27th, 2018 - 15:28:50
Before heading out be sure to check the brakes headlights and taillights emergency switch and idle on your snowmobile. Make sure it has enough fuel and battery power and check the machine over thoroughly before you begin your ride. Pack an emergency kit and bring the cell phone and GPS if you have one. Never ride alone. Riding with a friend is not only fun but if things go wrong its good snowmobile safety to have another machine and driver around to help. Being injured and alone is a dangerous situation. Make sure your friends are also driving sober.
As fall blends into winter we shift from our land & water recreational vehicles to our snowmobiles. The snow has fallen and the snowmobile is calling. You pull it from its shed crank the engine and nothing happens. Did you know that due to the extreme winter conditions snowmobiles require more frequent maintenance that any other recreational vehicle? With that in mind lets troubleshoot & see whats wrong with your snowmobile. Keep in mind that the construction of snowmobiles will vary so you should refer to your owners manual before troubleshooting.
And keep that throttle under control! Your speed should be consistent with posted speed limits and trail conditions. Keep an eye out for obstacles While its tempting to preoccupy yourself with the stunning Whistler scenery your attention is better spent on the path before you. Engine noise and your helmet may interfere with your hearing so youll have to rely on visual sharpness to navigate your way. Dangers to consider: other trail users snow banks oncoming sleds trees and branches on the trail obstacles veiled by the snow and wildlife (wouldnt want to kill Bambi).
Death or serious injury may result when a motor vehicle is operated recklessly or in a negligent manner. Snowmobiles are no exception. From passengers injured by an ill-conceived stunt to bystanders struck by an inebriated operator snowmobile accidents can have a wide array of injured parties with divergent types of damages. If a plaintiff is injured in a snowmobile accident liability may rest with several different parties. Liability for Snowmobile Accidents In the event of a snowmobile accident that causes an injury or property damage the party who was at fault for the collision will be liable for the damages.