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Many of us will hit the road this holiday season to spend time with family and friends. While you’re planning for the good times, don’t forget to plan for a safe road trip too.

Are Your Tires Winter Road Worthy?

Shorter days and cooler temperatures indicate winter is just on the horizon. As such, U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz (USAG RP) encourages community members to start getting ready for winter weather now by acquiring the proper tires for their vehicles.

  • 15 October 2023
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Hold On!

I am the supervisor of a field maintenance shop and have been in the military for more than 20 years. Driving and riding in automobiles and trucks is an everyday occurrence. What happened on this day, however, forever changed my view of driving.

  • 17 September 2023
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Your First Priority

While being a good Samaritan and responding to those in need may be instinctual for those of us in uniform, there are dangers and risks we are likely to encounter. I thought I kept myself well prepared to respond to civilian accidents until one day I decided to stop at a vehicle rollover on Interstate 5 in the middle of Portland, Oregon.

  • 27 August 2023
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Once Is All It Takes

When the night finally ended, my buddy asked, “Are you OK to drive?” Despite the amount of alcohol I drank, I thought I felt fine and believed my blood alcohol concentration was under the legal limit. I am embarrassed to say I was wrong, which I found out when I was pulled over by the local police and later arrested for driving under the influence.

  • 20 August 2023
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Reality Check

I was driving my usual route. Since I didn’t have physical training that morning, my commute was during daylight hours, which I figured would be much safer. I had no idea what danger lay ahead.

  • 6 August 2023
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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