Concerned about the number of armed service members who have died because of a motorcycle crash, representatives of Edwards Air Force Base in California want military motorcyclists to know that numerous types of Personal Protective Equipment are available to those who require it. 65 members of the Air Force and Army are thought to have died in a collision during 2012’s fiscal year, and officials with the base hope to reduce those numbers by making motorcyclists more aware of the various types of gear they can utilize. Service members can obtain helmets, vests, gloves, and various reflective products from the Exchange. When working in concert with safety training, this gear can go a long way toward saving a life.
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