Research Article| Volume 10, ISSUE 3, P178-182, February 1979

Snowmobile accidents in northern Sweden

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      A total of 129 snowmobile injuries occurring in 117 persons was registered during the winter of 1976–1977 in Jämtland, a county of northern Sweden. During that period about 6600 snowmobiles were in use in the district. In 92 cases speed contributed to the cause of the accident. Seventy-five persons were injured when falling off the vehicle or getting caught beneath it. The accidents are analysed and suggestions are made for their prevention.
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