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An arrest for driving while intoxicated/driving under the influence can have a devastating impact on a Soldier’s military career. This article focuses on a state with one of the largest military footprints — Texas. The costs vary by county.

Don't Let Confidence Become Complacency

It’s no secret that over the past few years there has been an increase in the number of motorcycles on the road. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that motorcycle mishaps are on the rise. I am now a part of both of those statistics.

  • 6 November 2022
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Riding Through Winter

Depending on where you live, the winter months can range from a minor drop in daytime highs to 5 feet of snow and temperatures in the single digits. As a result, preparing to ride a motorcycle during the winter can be as simple as throwing on an extra base layer of clothing or as difficult as negotiating ice on the roadway.

  • 9 October 2022
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The Impact of Our Choices

While working as an assistant trainmaster for the Union Pacific Railroad, my job as a manager required me to be on call should any problems arise in my area, which ran from Kansas City, Missouri, to McAlester, Oklahoma. On a warm mid-summer evening, I got a call that would remind me just how precious life is and how we should never take it for granted.

  • 25 September 2022
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Painted into a Corner

This accident was my fault. I was driving too fast for my level of experience and traffic conditions. I was passing on a blind curve — a very dangerous thing — and thought I knew how to ride when, in reality, I didn’t.

  • 18 September 2022
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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A Single Moment of Indiscipline

Eventually, I returned to two wheels, and I think of my friend often when I ride. If anything positive came out of his death, it’s that I am now a better and safer rider.

  • 11 September 2022
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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