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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.

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
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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
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DEATH: Stupid is as Stupid Does

Ask yourself the questions to determine if what you are about to do is going to result in the potential injury or death of yourself or others. Realize that you have the choice to not participate.

  • 4 January 2022
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Sharing the Road

While it’s easy to feel we own the stretch of road we are on, it’s a lot wiser to be willing to share it with others. After all, which would you rather be behind on the road — a merging driver or a tow truck?

  • 1 January 2022
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Winter Wipeout

I was knocked unconscious when my head struck the door pillar. The screaming voice of a motorist who had stopped to render aid woke me up. I had a massive headache but was otherwise uninjured.

  • 10 December 2021
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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