Working methods may prove to be adequate for many years until one day a particular situation reveals that what was considered to be good practice, does indeed have a weakness that is avoidable.
On other occasions, people don't follow current best practice for one reason or another and 'get away with it' for some considerable time, but eventually something happens.
Whatever the route, incidents and accidents do occur and will continue to occur.
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- Poor Adjustment of Pupil’s Bike leads to Accident
- Things to consider
- Obtain some training prior to providing an activity
- Consider swapping bikes, the leader takes the bike that has been adjusted
- Match the level of activity to the participants
- Provide adequate training and guidance to the participants
- Control the speed of participants by setting the speed yourself and making sure no one overtakes
- Get of and walk if necessary to control speed