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Surviving Black Ice
It’s a typical mid-January Monday morning. The weekend ended too soon and the long grind of the work week looms ahead. You start your normal morning routine — making coffee, eating breakfast, taking a shower, dressing and warming up the car. The sun still hasn’t peeked over the distant horizon, and the temperature dropped well below freezing last night. Looks like a good time to try out that new winter jacket you got for Christmas.
Where the Rubber Meets the Road
While traveling the nation’s highways, how often do you see pieces of tire and tread belts along the sides of the road? So how do we keep our tires from becoming part of this road debris? The answer is vehicle tire maintenance. 
  • 1 August 2014
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Scratching the Surface
It was 3 a.m. on a Sunday when I received a call from the brigade staff duty NCO. As a company first sergeant, you dread the middle-of-the-night phone call because the news is never good. 
  • 1 August 2014
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Play it SAFE
As Soldiers in Aviation, we are tasked to operate many pieces of equipment. We are taught how to assess risk and mitigate it. However, dozens of Soldiers are killed every year operating a common piece of equipment — their private motor vehicle. 
  • 1 July 2014
  • Author: Army Safety
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Traveling Time Bomb
As Soldiers, we frequently hear about the dangers of drinking and driving. While I definitely agree drinking and driving is bad, I believe there is a more common activity that not only rivals it, but possibly surpasses it in danger — fatigued driving. 
  • 1 July 2014
  • Author: Army Safety
  • Number of views: 11867
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Breaking the Chain
It was an average summer day in August 2008. I was halfway through my shift when the State Patrol Communications Center sent notice of a head-on collision involving injuries on a heavily traveled highway in northeastern Washington state.
  • 1 July 2014
  • Author: Army Safety
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