Ride Smart, Ride Safe

Kurtiak, Steve
June 2008
Soldiers;Jun2008, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p31
The article offers tips for soldiers on motorcycling. It says that motorcyclists should undergo a proper motorcycle-safety training before they make decisions to buy. It accounts the need to look for a helmet that meets the standards of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), sturdy footwear and brightly colored outer upper garment during the day and a reflective garment at night.


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