Health & Safety

May 23, 2014

Motorcycle safety: Live to ride, dress to live

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Tech. Sgt. Kevin Garces, 99th Air Base Wing executive assistant to the command chief, demonstrates the proper motorcycle safety gear for military members to wear while riding May 20 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The Critical Days of Summer are approaching and motorcycle safety is an issue, when riding always wear long pants, long sleeves, boots, gloves and a Department of Transportation approved helmet. Reflective vests are also required when riding in conditions that result in low visibility. There were 36 motorcycle fatalities from June 2009 until September 2013.

Are you ready to ride?

Check your T-CLOCS

  • T: tires and wheels
  • C: controls
  • L: lights
  • O: oil and fluids
  • C: chasis
  • S: stand

• Ensure you are road ready

• Wear proper protective gear

• Properly licensed and trained

• Hone your riding skills




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