Down but Not Out!
By: Turn One Radio Host Melissa J
Motorcycle Crash Technology
In the latest report released from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 4,668 motorcyclists were killed during 2013, a slight decrease from the previous year of 4,986 motorcycle deaths. Because there are more motorcyclists riding each year, this is a promising trend. Fortunately not every motorcycle accident results in a fatality, but according to the accident lawyers at Sevenish Law Firm, the types of motorcycle accident injuries can range from severe abrasions to permanent impairments, affecting thousands of motorcyclists each year (NHTSA reports 84,000 injuries occurred in 2013).
ASM Instructors not only demonstrate a passion and expertise by teaching Motorcycle Trauma First Response but they also serve their communities with Presentations about How to help a friend in need.
Teresa McClelland, affectionately known as “Trauma Mama” and Accident Scene Management are being featured on 22 LED lit billboards in the Phoenix, AZ area as the Motorcycle Safety Program of the Month.
In July, Kathleen Bridgewater from New Jersey was asked to do a presentation about our courses to a group of 200 who attended Road Runner Magazine’s Touring Conference in Winston-Salem, NC.
2015 River Road Fundraiser
2015 River Road Fundraiser We found the perfect location! I’ve traveled all over the USA and several other countries but one of my favorite places in the world is located just 200 miles from home. There is something special about the Mississippi River are and the bluffs that surround it. Watching the barges drift along the river from high above with a gentle breeze and sun on my face, well, it makes me SMILE! Often, while planning an event that hosts over 100 people, I can hardly wait to reveal the wonderful places and people I have met and this year was one of my favorites.
2015 River Road Fundraiser Last year while out exploring the area, event participant Barbara Hayden told me she thought she had found a wonderful location for our event. As a skier, she had gone to Chestnut Mountain Ski Resort in Galena, IL to check it out. What she found was a facility that not only was able to host our entire group under one roof but they had all of the amenities that made our event wonderful from start to finish. Ann Skemp from Dubuque sketched out a proposed Poker Run Route with stops that are favorites of the local riders. The stops and our agenda took us through all 3 states, took us on beautiful winding back roads and along the Mississippi River for those who visited Poopy’s in Savannah. The warm welcome of our Poker Run hosts was a pleasure and the weather could not have been more cooperative.
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