Health & Safety

April 5, 2013

Course ramps up safety mindset

DT---Hatch-3
An instructor watches a rider practice tight cornering. The advanced rider course also covers how to avoid objects in the road and safely avoid collisions.

 
DT---Hatch-2
Participants receive instructions before beginning the advanced rider course.

 
DT---Hatch-1
Motorcycles sit ready for riders during an advanced motorcycle safety riding course held at Luke Air Force Base. The course helps advanced riders hone skills and teaches safety.

 
DT---Hensley-1
Luke riders perform exercises while driving a motorcycle. The exercises prepare motorcyclists to operate on the road safely and avoid dangers while on it.

 
DT---Hensley-2
Riders at Luke Air Force Base practice making sharp turns March 22. This maneuver is useful for motorcyclists to avoid accidents and make tighter turns.

 
DT---Hatch-4
An advanced rider demonstrates a wide turn for safety instructors. The course helps riders be more confident in possible scenarios such as having to break quickly.

 
DT---Hatch-5
A cyclist in the advanced rider course at Luke Air Force Base receives a thumbs-up during the obstacle avoidance training portion of the class. Instructors gave signals to go right, left or stop, and the rider would quickly comply avoiding a potential accident.




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


 
 

 
Courtesy photo

Plane crash, coma doesn’t deter pilot

Courtesy photo Retired Capt. David Berling, 56th Contracting Squadron contract specialist, stands in front of his 1977 Cessna RG March 23, 2012, at the Glendale Airport. Berling lost his legs in a 2007 plane crash, the subject ...
 
 

Get home safe, use AADD

Making the choice to drink and drive not only affects the drinker but could affect family and friends as well. Driving under the influence can result in loss of pay, reduction in rank and in some cases discharge from the military. To prevent DUIs and save lives, Luke Air Force Base has a program available...
 
 

April: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

“The biggest danger is that we could feel or believe that our individual actions don’t matter and we can’t change anything when the opposite is true.” These are the words of Joice Jones, 56th Fighter Wing Sexual Assault Prevention and Response coordinator. With the advent of this year’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month, commonly known as...
 

 

Use responsible drinking guideline ‘0-0-1-3’

Many people would agree that in today’s society alcohol has been commercialized to the point one would believe drinking is a rite of passage, much like learning to drive. Alcohol is typically portrayed in commercials as a party enhancer, as a means to become instantly cool, or as an indispensable relaxation aide. However, the most...
 
 

Street Beat

The 56th Security forces Squadron handled the following incidents March 24 through 30: Tickets Security forces issued citations for one nonmoving violation. Traffic-related incidents March 25: Security forces responded to a report of a DUI at Lightning Gate. Security forces detected an alcohol odor on the person, and observed blood shot eyes and slurred speech....
 
 
Untitled-1

First-time motorcycle experience long time coming

I was in my sophomore year of high school and was about to cross the street to the school’s main courtyard when I heard a loud low vroom. I looked over and there it was – a blue Yamaha R6. It was as if everything went into ...
 




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>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin