Health & Safety

June 29, 2012

Base motorcyclists reminded to dress right

by 95th ABW Public Affairs
Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit

Attention Edwards personnel – the 95th Security Forces Squadron would like to remind motorcycle riders of clothing requirements for base entry and riding on Edwards Air Force Base.

 

The below references are from AFI 91-207, The U.S. Air Force Traffic Safety Program and the AFI 91-207 Traffic Safety MOA with AFGE Council 214.

 

3.4.2.3. Personal Protective Equipment. Motorcycle, ATV and Three-Wheeled vehicle riders will wear:

3.4.2.3.2. Eye Protection. Goggles, wrap around glasses, or a full-face shield (properly attached to helmet) …. A windshield does not constitute proper eye protection.

3.4.2.3.3. Protective Clothing. Wearing of long sleeved shirt or jacket, long trousers and full-fingered gloves or mittens is required.

3.4.2.3.4. Foot Protection. Sturdy, over the ankle footwear that affords protection for the feet and ankles. Sandals, low quarters, sneakers and similar footwear will not be used.

3.4.2.4. Garment and Motorcycle Visibility. Motorcycle riders will choose riding apparel as upper garments that incorporate high visibility colors (e.g. fluorescent yellow-green, fluorescent orange-red or fluorescent red, etc.) during the day and a retro-reflective upper garment during the night. Outer upper garment shall be visible and not covered. Wearing a backpack is authorized if it has high visibility colors/high visibility reflective properties or does not obscure the high visibility and reflectivity of the rider’s upper garment.

 

The 95th SFS will begin to fully implement the above mentioned requirements on July 9, 2012. Riders not meeting these requirements while attempting to enter Edwards Air Force Base will be denied access and turned away. Riders already on base who are not wearing the proper attire will be issued a citation. Riders who accumulate 12 points against their driving record within a 24 month period (regardless of specific type of infraction) are processed for suspension of driving privileges. If you have any questions, you can contact the 95th SFS Police Services section at (661) 277-6901.

 




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 

News Briefs August 28, 2014

Blood drive The next American Red Cross Blood Drive at Edwards AFB is 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sept. 3 in the Chapel 1 Annex. Both walk-ins and appointments are accepted. To make an appointment you may contact the blood drive coordinators:†Senior Airman Joe Hernandez at joe.hernandez.8@us.af.mil or Senior Airman Sarah Bird at sarah.bird.2@us.af.mil. You may also...
 
 

Notice of intention to appoint school board trustee

Due to a lack of sufficient candidates for the upcoming school board election for Trustee Area #2, Office B, the Board of Trustees of the Muroc Joint Unified School District intends to appoint a qualified individual to the Board of Trustees, pursuant to Education Code section 5326. Applicants must be 18 years of age or...
 
 

New paradigm aims to ‘zeroize’ sexual assault

Why does the U.S. Air Force need a Sexual Assault Awareness Month? Is it really a problem? Isn’t sexual assault more prevalent outside the military? Where do these statistics come from anyway? Is it realistic to aim for zero assaults? Thankfully, these outrageous questions represent the vestiges of a retreating mindset. A new paradigm aims...
 

 
nasa-obit

Former NASA Astronaut Steven Nagel, veteran of four shuttle flights, dies at 67

Former NASA astronaut Steven R. Nagel, who served as a mission specialist on his first space shuttle flight, pilot on his second and commanded his final two, died Aug. 21 after a long illness. He was 67 years old. After his las...
 
 
Air Force graphic by Rebecca Amber

Being prepared in earthquake country

Air Force graphic by Rebecca Amber For National Preparedness Month, this September, the Edwards AFB Office of Emergency Management is focusing on Califorina’s most prominent natural disaster – earthquakes. Throughou...
 
 
af-band

Air Force Band of the Golden West

  Travis Brass, the multi-talented brass group of the U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West will be performing in the area Sept. 5-7. Sept. 5, the group will be at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center, 26455 Rockwell ...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>