As anybody would tell you, accidents can’t be prevented. They happen at a moment’s notice and even if we know they are coming, one cannot always avoid the worst from happening.
In the case of whiplash, there’s not much that you can do. Most whiplash injuries occur as a result of a road traffic accident, so let’s focus on this. The reason people sustain whiplash after they are shunted by another vehicle or otherwise crash is because the seat belt secures the torso in place, but the neck is free to move according to the forces exerted on it. This causes the muscles, ligaments and tendons in the neck to be stretched and strained. More