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Robert Kubica is showing very good signs of recovery after his accident in the rally and the various operations to which it was submitted. Doctors at the hospital where he hosted indicated that the Polish and is doing rehab with his hands.
The Lotus-Renault driver had already left the ICU a few days ago, and has begun to perform various exercises to regain mobility of his upper extremities, so said Dr. Igor Rosello. “It started with one hand, moderate exercise, with a slight bending of fingers. You can move your fingers slightly and now has some sensation in his hand. ”
Another important part is that no one has suffered infection after many surgical procedures to which it was submitted and no adverse signs were in the days after the operations.
Kubica still in the Italian hospital for several more weeks, then we must continue to control it, because chances are still some complications arise. Although the positive mood of the driver and his slow but steady evolution suggest that the medical center will soon.
In the last ten years have drastically reduced accidents and fatalities of motorcyclists. Of course, the number of motorcycle drivers is increasing, especially after the entry into force of the new traffic regulations, which can direct up to 125 cc motorcycles, after three years of license B1. Thus, in the latter 2004 were enrolled a total of 117,000 units, up 57% over 2003.
Despite the decline in accidents, motorists still face a high risk every time you take to the road. A recent study dela Winterthur Foundation, in collaboration with the Traffic Institute at the University of Valencia (INTRAS) analyzes the causes of motorcycle accidents in Spain and its consequences and possible solutions to improve safety.
One of the main conclusions of this report is that between 1993 and 2003 has reduced the number of motorcycle accidents in Spain in 22%, fatalities by 33% and serious injuries by 54%. Read the rest of this entry »