Thursday, August 7, 2008

FHP Safety Campaign

The Florida Highway Patrol is concerned about motorcyclist safety and has launched it's "Ride Proud. Dress Loud" campaign.


The TCPalm.com article states that the "campaign, which runs through September, encourages riders to avoid black, gray, beige and other neutral colors. It is a response to the spiking number of motorcycle fatalities as more bikers have taken to the road because of rising fuel costs."
Something irondad and others have been practicing for years.
I think I could like green chaps if I had a matching jacket...
Read the entire article here.

5 comments:

Lance said...

Thanks Doug for this post. I have seen a number of riders recently wearing the "highway worker" vests in bright orange and lime green with the reflective strips. It does get you seen, which is a good thing.

Lance said...

Doug, mind if I put your blog as a link from mine? If you want, you can do the same.

Doug C said...

I'd be honored. I need to update my Blog List. Seriously thinking about adding a blogroll...

Conchscooter said...

Green chaps? The price of survival? Say it ain't so!

Doug C said...

And you thought the Go Green Movment was just about the environment...