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Camping safety

Camping is a fun way to enjoy the outdoors. Whatever you plan on, to have a picnic or to go walking or camping, there are few simple things to remember – these will help with safety and enjoyment of your trip and protect the area so that other people can enjoy it in the future. Follow some of these simple tips: Prepare safe food and water Pack food in tight, waterproof bags or containers. Keep it in an insolated cooler or store it in a cool, shady place. You could use a chill bin or put the food in a pillowcase and hang it from a tree. Wash dishes wright away and keep the clean ones covered. Make sure that water is safe. The water in some lakes, rivers and streams may carry parasites and bacteria spread by animals, birds and [...]

Kayaking safety

You don’t have to be an experienced kayaker to enjoy kayaking. Main difference between inland waters compared to kayaking at sea is that inland conditions are usually more forgiving. But bear in mind, lake and river kayaking do have their own unique types of hazards. When paddling on a lake or river during the summer, hot weather must always be considered. Bring plenty of water and wear a broad brimmed hat for shade. Boat traffic often becomes congested so always follow the rules of the road. Watch for submerged rocks, snags and low overhanging bush. Winds are usually gusty and unpredictable. Select the correct kayak for your ability and the grade of the river. Never kayak alone and ensure your equipment is in good condition. A well-equipped kayak is essential for a safe and enjoyable trip. Never paddle without the essential [...]

Cycling safety

Bicycle has become a very popular vehicle in the modern times. Its purposes are multifunctional. On one hand, bicycle is a transportation device and serves people to commute to and from work, and on the other hand it can be used for recreation, fun, or a sport you can get involved in. Simple safety rules: Always ride on the right side. Remember to go with the flow, never, ever ride against traffic. Cars will not be expecting to find a biker when they round a corner or go over a hill. Always check behind when changing lanes. Watch out for dangerous things in the roadway. Road litter, potholes and gravel can all cause losing control. Stop at all stops signs and at all street lights. Be extra careful at crossroads. Always signal before making a left or right turn. To make [...]