Collisions involving motor vehicles are a major cause of injury and death in Ontario. Collisions can involve pedestrians, motor vehicles and other road users, including cyclists. Some of the factors that increase the risk of injury in a collision include:
- distracted driving
- lack of seat belt and child restraint use
- speed and aggressive driving
- driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs
- lack of bicycle helmet use
PHO Rounds: Youth Risk, Protective Factors, and Prevention Against Opioid and Drug Use
This Rounds presentation will present a study that aimed to establish evidence-based strategies for preventing substance use in this age group.