Motorcycle safety
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Photo by MC3 Johans Chavarro PEARL HARBOR – A Sailor rides a motorcycle at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam while following Navy safety procedures and protocols, Feb. 10. Safety is an important element of the 21st Century Sailor and Marine initiative, which consolidates a set of objectives and policies to maximize personal readiness, build resiliency and hone the most combat-effective force.

PEARL HARBOR – Although great strides have been made in motorcycle safety gear and training programs in recent years, Sailors and Marines continue to incur injuries and, in extreme cases, lose their lives while riding motorcycles.

According to the Navy Safety Center, motorcycle injuries and deaths have decreased in the last five years, but there is still room for improvement.

In 2013, there were 17 Sailor motorcycle fatalities, a dramatic decrease from the 33 fatalities in 2008. Nonetheless, one fatality is too many according to Cmdr. Leo Murphy, Comma…………… continues on Staying alive to enjoy the ride – Dolphin

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