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Rural Route Realities

We can all learn from others. Motor vehicle collisions will happen even when you’re doing everything right.

No Control

To drive safely in wet and rainy conditions, reduce your speed for your protection as well as others. Remember, it only takes a second before you’re no longer in control.

  • 20 March 2022
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The Saddest Night of My Life

I hope anyone reading this article will take this experience to heart and recognize the sights, sounds and smells from that night are ones I will never forget. The life you save could be your own, but it could also be one you can’t live with taking.

  • 6 February 2022
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Watch Out for the Other Guy

Road trips can be dangerous, so I always take the steps I think are necessary to be prepared. I plan ahead, check my route on the map and make sure my vehicle is serviced and ready to go. However, I could never have anticipated what happened to my family one Sunday in the Florida Panhandle.

  • 16 January 2022
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Making Better Choices

After this accident, I was determined to not let anything like this happen again. I started paying extra attention to what was going on in my Soldiers’ lives.

  • 9 January 2022
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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2021 was a Rough Year

In fiscal 2021, motorcycles accounted for 24 Soldier fatalities, up two from the previous fiscal year. Four-wheeled PMVs accounted for an additional 44 fatalities, a 52% increase from last year. There were also six pedestrian/non-motorist fatalities, which was up by one from fiscal 2020, for a total of 74 off-duty PMV-related fatalities.

  • 8 January 2022
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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