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PostSubject: Safety Equipment Makes You Safe   Tue 24 Aug 2010, 14:52

I thought about you guys today at work. I was walking behind a guy at a construction site as he was leading me to the computer room. We were required to wear safety equipment to be on site.

He walked directly under a ladder without looking up. I looked up before I walked under to make sure nobody on the ladder would drop something on me then I walked through. I asked him why he didn't look up and he said "I don't need to, I'm wearing my helmet."
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PostSubject: Re: Safety Equipment Makes You Safe   Tue 24 Aug 2010, 16:30

Yup, some folk feel bomb proof because they were a few bits of clothing.

I wear a full armoured suit when I ride my chariot but I do so knowing it won't stop bones from breaking or worse so I ride accordingly.
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PostSubject: Re: Safety Equipment Makes You Safe   Tue 24 Aug 2010, 18:15

Donning the gear reminds me I must be careful and vigilant - 'Why am I struggling into all this? Because it's dangerous on the road.'
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PostSubject: Re: Safety Equipment Makes You Safe   Thu 30 Sep 2010, 08:03

At the beggining of my "scoot adventure" I have been wearing "normal clothes" but now I ride fully armoured and feel more safe, ride faster and look "more professional" I suppose Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Safety Equipment Makes You Safe   Thu 30 Sep 2010, 13:09

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PostSubject: Re: Safety Equipment Makes You Safe   Thu 30 Sep 2010, 16:19

I ride safely and wear full gear. I figure the kevlar and cordura will just keep all the pieces in the general vicinity after I manage to avoid the accident in front of me only to get run over by the @#$%^&&* cager who was tailgating me....
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PostSubject: Re: Safety Equipment Makes You Safe   Thu 30 Sep 2010, 20:16

billmc wrote:

I have been known to crash on my bed ... Razz
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PostSubject: Re: Safety Equipment Makes You Safe   Thu 30 Sep 2010, 20:58

honda_silver wrote:
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I have been known to crash on my bed ... Razz


With proper safety gear on, we all hope! cheers
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