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Lost in Alabama

The thought of getting lost in your home country with GPS and cellphone technology readily available may seem far-fetched and ridiculous. I’m here with real-world experience to tell you that it is indeed possible — and could happen to you.

Asleep at the Wheel

Drowsy driving is a major problem in the United States. The risks and often tragic results are alarming.

  • 24 May 2020
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Sudden Impact

About 25 meters ahead, I saw a deer in the road. I had just taken my foot off the accelerator when my windshield suddenly went dark and I heard a loud smack.

  • 17 May 2020
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Unsung Heroes

Sometimes we take for granted the impact we can have on the lives of others. By enforcing standards and not turning a blind eye, a few of us may have already saved at least one life in our careers.

  • 26 April 2020
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Spare a Scare

With the end of summer fast approaching, my wife and I decided we were in need of one last vacation before the warm weather gave way to cooler autumn temperatures. The 350-mile trip would take us from Atlanta, Georgia, to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. To ensure we got the most out of our stay, I planned out everything — from beach activities we hoped to do to restaurants we wanted to try. One thing I failed to plan for, however, nearly brought our trip to an early end.

  • 26 April 2020
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Driving Down Distractions

Outside of combat (and Thanksgiving with the in-laws), few endeavors are as fraught with danger as driving. Each year, there are more than 30,000 traffic fatalities in America. It almost makes the run to Kabul look sane. And yet, every day we see people behind the wheel eating, texting, reading — doing just about anything but watching the road.

  • 1 April 2020
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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