Presentation on theme: "According to a University of Alabama Birmingham study there were more than 48,000 club car related injuries between 2002-2005 Roughly 9,000 club car accidents."— Presentation transcript:
According to a University of Alabama Birmingham study there were more than 48,000 club car related injuries between 2002-2005 Roughly 9,000 club car accidents require emergency room treatment each year Three main causes of risk from a club car operation are typically: The club car The operator The landscape the club car drives on
Club Car Fatalities September 16 th, 2000 – Male was fatally injured while operating a club car. Victim struck a section of deck that had been built over a pathway July 15 th, 2001 – Couple both pass away due to head trauma after being ejected from club car July 8 th, 2002 – Saskatchewan man dies from head injuries after club car overturns January 31 st, 2004 – Woman dies while pinned under gas powered club car September 22 nd, 2005 Woman dies from head injuries suffered after being ejected from club car during a sharp turn September 4 th, 2007 – Woman killed in club car roll over
Remember, a club car is a motor vehicle and is subject to much of the same accident potential we all experience from operation of cars and trucks.
Complacency Stay alert to your surroundings Pedestrians Construction Weather Conditions Terrain
Club cars should only be driven on streets or open sidewalks. Club cars should never be driven on these areas: Closed sidewalks (sidewalks with trees/shrubs/buildings up against them) Grass Inside buildings