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Blinded by the Light

As a motorcycle rider with more than 26 years of experience, I consider myself fairly seasoned. Seasoned, however, doesn’t always equal smart. As human beings, we are still susceptible to simple mistakes, overconfidence and errors in judgment.

Water Smarts

There are a few rules everyone should remember when swimming or boating. First, never swim alone. We aren’t invincible, and you never know what will happen. Nobody plans to drown, and it only takes seconds.

  • 7 July 2024
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Saved by My Six

My wife says people can be summed up into two categories: those who err on the side of caution and sound judgment (her), and the accident prone (of course, me). Seeing me in short sleeves provides all the evidence needed to support her hypothesis.

  • 23 June 2024
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Troubled Waters

Once we got to the river, we were excited to see how high the water had risen. My husband and I were very experienced with a canoe, so we didn’t anticipate any danger. Unfortunately, we didn’t take our friends’ skill levels into consideration.

  • 16 June 2024
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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A Lack of Intervention

I wasn’t there the night the accident happened. I wish I had been. I might have been able to talk some sense into him. However, a chain of bad decisions and lack of intervention would take him from his parents and sibling, his friends, the Army and this world forever.

  • 9 June 2024
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Riding in the Benelux

The Benelux area offers scenic views for motorcycle riders to enjoy, especially during beautiful weather. However, before one jumps on their bike and goes for a ride, they must follow the proper procedures to legally ride in the Benelux.

  • 2 June 2024
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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