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  • Don’t let driver fatigue play role in your travel

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- This is the time of year many of us will spend extra hours behind the wheel as we drive to and from vacation destinations, recreational outings or social activities. Very often, that driving time slowly erodes our ability to operate a vehicle safely as the miles go by.Drowsy or fatigued driving causes at
  • Equipment, techniques make safe bike ride

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Traffic safety is of critical importance throughout the year as it represents a tremendous risk to Air Force personnel. It’s essential for bicycle riders and those they share the road with to exercise patience and apply heightened situational awareness at all times.The 88th Air Base Wing’s Safety Office
  • Make this school year a safe experience for all

    Across the Miami Valley, area schools are beginning the new academic year. It is imperative that vehicle operators pay undivided attention to their surroundings.Students walking to and from school or the bus stop may not have pedestrian safety foremost in their minds. Remember, children may not be wearing clothing that lends itself to a high degree
  • Wright-Patterson Spotlight: Staff Sgt. Janice Reynolds

    Name and rank: Staff Sgt. Janice ReynoldsDuty title: Occupational safety and health specialistUnit of assignment: 88th Air Base Wing, Safety OfficeWhat do you do at Wright-Patt? I am an occupational safety and health specialist. Our mission is to minimize the loss of Air Force resources and protect Air Force personnel from death, injuries or
  • Be smart, seen and safe while running

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The dense morning fog routinely generated here in the Miami Valley can present real challenges for those hitting the streets early to get a jog in before work.For early morning or any periods of reduced visibility, here are a few safety tips for you to keep in mind.Pedestrian responsibility“Walkers, joggers,
  • Aggressive driving: How to prevent, respond to it

    We have all dealt with aggressive drivers from time to time, and sometimes, we’re the guilty party.The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recommends the following:To avoid engaging in aggressive driving behavior, plan ahead and allow yourself extra time. Also:• Concentrate. Don’t allow yourself to become distracted by talking on your
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