Apparently cities in the US and now Canada are posting signs on tobogganing hills warning people not to toboggan. This comes out of fear of liability and lawsuits following injuries on the hill.
My suggestion is for people to stop being dumb. Seriously if you make the decision to hope on a thin bit of plastic or wood and race down a hill at top speed and as a result of that decision you crash and get injured – that is all on you. No need to sue the municipality for the consequences of your own decision. [Read more…]