How Veterans Are Using Motorcycles To Overcome Stress

Veterans are taking up the hobby of riding motorcycles to help alleviate symptoms associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A former U.S. Army staff sergeant has made plans to ride his motorcycle from his home in Washington D.C. to various locations around the country in an effort to connect with other motorcycle-riding veterans. The former … Continue reading

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Will This New Airbag Suit Improve Motorcycle Safety?

Emerging technologies could become a leading contributor to motorcycle safety, helping motorcyclists avoid fatal accidents and catastrophic injuries. An Italian company has recently developed an “airbag suit” that motorcyclists can wear to protect the shoulders, collarbones and spine. The advanced airbag suit can detect adverse changes in movement instantly, prompting the helium-filled airbag to deploy. … Continue reading

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NTSB Calls For Vehicles To Be Equipped With Collision Avoidance Systems

Officials with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) have recently announced their desire to install collision avoidance technology in passenger vehicles. Automakers have already developed the technology, but it has not become a standard. Collision avoidance systems use advanced features such as cameras and lasers to detect other vehicles or pedestrians. NTSB officials have claimed … Continue reading

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Motorcyclists Embark On Cross-Country Trip To Honor Service Members

Two motorcyclists inspired by the Ray Charles song “America the Beautiful” have set out on a coast-to-coast journey to honor fallen soldiers and veterans. After listening to the song, a former Marine and motorcyclist felt a coast-to-coast ride across the United States was possible. The vice president of Rolling Thunder’s Maryland chapter will join the … Continue reading

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