A 25-year-old Specialist assigned to 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, died 23 February 2018 in a PMV-2 mishap in Clarksville, Tennessee, at 1320 local. The Soldier was operating a sport bike, with the right of way, when he collided with a truck that turned into his path. He was licensed, Motorcycle Safety Foundation trained and wearing personal protective equipment.
As a rider, you can’t be sure that other vehicle operators will see you or yield the right of way. To lessen your chances of a crash occurring, be visible - ride in the best lane position to see and be seen.
Also remember to:
- Search your path of travel 12 seconds ahead.
- Identify and separate hazards.
- Be prepared to act — remain alert and know how to carry out proper crash-avoidance skills.