Health & Safety

April 5, 2013

Course ramps up safety mindset

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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.

 
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Participants receive instructions before beginning the advanced rider course.

 
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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.

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

 
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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.

 
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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.

 
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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.




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