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In my younger years as an enlisted Marine, I had all the qualities of an effective warfighter — strength, tenacity, energy, speed and fearlessness. Those qualities, however, didn’t necessarily translate well to safe motorcycle riding.
Listen to Your MOM
It’s once again time to start thinking about winterizing your motorcycle — especially if you live in a cold climate such as Fort Drum, New York, or Fort Wainwright, Alaska.
  • 1 October 2014
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Six Secrets to Avoiding Left-turners
Left-turning vehicles continue to be a significant hazard to motorcyclists. Surviving the ride requires we understand how left-turner crashes occur and how to avoid them.
  • 1 September 2014
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Complacency Can Hurt You
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 accidents are on the rise. I am now a part of both of those statistics.
  • 1 September 2014
  • Author: Army Safety
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Addicted to that Rush
It was a little nerve-racking to ride in a car after returning from Iraq. As any combat veteran who consistently went outside the wire will tell you, every pothole or pile of trash on the side of the road was a threat. When you return home, it’s natural to think the same.  
  • 1 August 2014
  • Author: Army Safety
  • Number of views: 10682
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Pavement Problems
On my cross-country trip last summer, I was surprised to see that highways in general have deteriorated over the past several years. One major hazard I encountered was deep ruts in paved roads. And they were surprisingly hazardous. 
  • 1 August 2014
  • Author: Army Safety
  • Number of views: 10979
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