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  • Airbags can save your life

    In fiscal year 2021, The Department of the Air Force lost 18 motorcyclists. Inexperience, alcohol and speed were a few of the root causes of those deaths. Additionally, motorcycle riders continue to be overrepresented in fatal traffic crashes, being about 28 times more likely than passenger vehicle

  • Motorcycle safety: Resources. Training.

    This year, Air Force officials are taking a new approach by providing motorcycle riders more resources to include the DAFRider educational video series, preseason briefing template, and safety materials that can be used throughout the year. Units are asked to make 100% contact with military riders

  • Rider coach program refreshes, readies for riding season

    During the fall season, Germany’s foliage paints a picturesque landscape in bright yellows, oranges and reds. Cooler temperatures bring fog that settles in the valleys of the Mosel river, allowing for breathtaking rides through the winding roads of the Eifel region.

  • Hancock Field Motorcycle Safety Course

    HANCOCK FIELD AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, SYRACUSE, N.Y. – With the warm weather upon us motorcycles are more prominent on the roads. Safety is a big concern being out on the roads. Motorcycle riders must complete a motorcycle safety class regardless if they intend to register their vehicles on the

  • Safety officials outline requirements for military riders

    Active duty motorcycle riders are required to make contact with a unit motorcycle safety representative and be entered into the Air Force Motorcycle Unit Safety Tracking Tool. Documentation of a safety briefing in MUSTT is required for riders within 30 days of arrival at Hanscom or upon becoming a

  • Motorcycle safety: promoting a safe riding culture

    As spring rolls into full bloom, Airmen are encouraged to enjoy every outdoor activity that Florida has to offer, including perfect motorcycle riding weather. There are, however, specific safety regulations and precautions Tyndall’s Airmen need to be aware of before hitting the road.

  • Motorcycle safety: Warmer weather means more motorcycles on roadways

    With occasional days of warmer weather and extra time on weekends, there have been more motorcycles on the roadways enjoying the break from winter. Motorcycles can be easily overlooked, so it is imperative for motorists be vigilant and look twice to see whether there are any oncoming motorcyclists.

  • Motorcycle mentorship ride refreshes safety skills

    The Scott Air Force Base Safety Office and the Scott Motorcycle Safety Foundation host the Fall Mentorship Ride Oct. 9, providing riders the opportunity to refresh their knowledge of motorcycle safety.

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