• September 2, 2015

Reflecting on Motorcycle Safety

Reflecting on Motorcycle Safety 1

Jerry Musick

Jerry Musick, Virginia Highlands Community College's audiovisual manager, took this photograph of Patricia Hunter, who teaches the college's motorcycle-rider safety course. Mr. Musick submitted the photo through The Chronicle's Flickr group.

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1. hmejia - May 04, 2010 at 09:39 am

Where are helmet, gloves and boots? that's no safety at all, and nobody knows that, woman? as a safety teacher!

2. linneas - May 04, 2010 at 10:50 am

oh, come on. I ride a motorcycle, too. And when I am fully stopped-- not riding-- I take off my helmet and gloves, as has this individual. (And as for boots, we can't see what she is or is not wearing on her feet.)

3. chekit - May 06, 2010 at 01:18 pm

Dr. Hunter is the site director for the VA Motorcycle Safety Program. You can tell she has had a helmet on her head which, as logically stated by linneas, she removed after getting off the bike. She also has on a conspicuity vest which, in addition to the helmet, jacket, long pants, gloves and boots she always wears, she also recommends to all learners. Additionally she has to fight sexism... as you can see by hmejia's comments.

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