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Racing Safety Articles

The Army Gets Serious
AT THE END OF 2005, THE U.S. ARMY REALIZED IT HAD A BIG PROBLEM ON ITS HANDS: MOTORCYCLE CRASHES (AND MORE SPECIFICALLY SPORTBIKE CRASHES) HAD GROWN TO BE THE LARGEST CAUSE OF OFF-DUTY FATALITIES INVOLVING SOLDIERS, WITH 45 MOTORCYCLE-RELATED DEATHS THAT YEAR.
Hayley Ulrich
June 10, 2010
Air Barrier Installation
We follow the trusty corner workers while they set up the soft barriers at Road Atlanta for round 4 of the AMA Superbike Series July 2003
John Marley, Cycle Scene Magazine
April 13, 2004
An Essay On Dale Earnhardt And Daijiro Kato
Every time someone dies, the same ritual is repeated. Safety is our first concern, we say. The dead person is remembered for his hard work and competitiveness.
Dr. James R. Adams, Jr., M.D., Tachyon Sports Injury Research Foundation
December 17, 2003
Learning From Accidents
Our foundation started our racing safety research for 2003 at the WERA Regional race at VIR in mid-March. Since 1999 we have been gathering information from accident studies in order to improve our program for teaching efficient methods for ambulance workers to use at racecourses.
Dr. James R. Adams, Jr., M.D., Tachyon Sports Injury Research Foundation
October 09, 2003
When Asphalt Attacks
An introduction to Helmet Performance.
Sam Fleming, Roadracing World & Motorcycle Technology
July 01, 2002
What Happened to My Brain?
A primer for those who use their helmets for the intended purpose.
James Norwood, MD
July 01, 2002
How Airfence Works
Itís Not The Speed That Hurts, Itís The Stop
David Swarts, Roadracing World & Motorcycle Technology
April 24, 2002
Time To Standardize At-track Emergency Treatment
It is time to begin to standardize systems to improve the consistency of care for athletes who race motorcycles. This does not require new thinking. The lessons are known; effective systems have been developed already.
Dr. James R. Adams, Jr., M.D., Tachyon Sports Injury Research Foundation
March 01, 2002
What Does Racing Teach to the Street?
An article all street riders should have to read.
Dr. James R. Adams, Jr., M.D., Tachyon Sports Injury Research Foundation
February 02, 2002