Archive for January 6, 2014
Motorcycle riding is a hobby that is enjoyed by millions of Americans who find few things more enjoyable that cruising down the roads with nothing between them and the breeze. Despite the passion that so many riders have for their motorcycles, they also need to remember that the two relatively puny wheels and a small motor and chassis are all that is between them and the pavement.
In the unfortunate event that a rider loses control and is no longer one with his or her cool choppers, roadsters, or their supers sports, the consequences can be dire. Although there are countless different injuries that motorcycle riders can experience if they wreck their bikes, protecting their head is the most important. After all you can fix a broken limb, but you doctors are not so good at reversing severe brain damage
Finally, your church group is going to buy a bus for those out-of-state conferences and performances. Obviously, safety is a top concern. The church members are trusting you to get them all to the destination, and back home again, safely. If your church group has done any research thus far, then you are aware that your bus will likely be safer than other transportation options, but safety is not a guarantee. When searching for and buying used buses, here are three safety measures to take into consideration.
Skip the 15 passenger van.
With a cheaper price point, the 15 passenger van can be an attractive alternative to a used bus. However, they are not nearly as roomy, nor are they nearly as safe. Large vans have a higher chance of rolling in an accident, and therefore there are higher fatality