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11 July 19 2001 ment aboard and ready for immediate use. When swimming, boating or fishing, inform a responsible person, who is not going along, when you're expected to return and when to send out a search party. boater safety course. Attend a Coast Guard-approve- d Swimming Tips serve as reminder by Sue Berk Hilltop Times Staff The "101 Critical Days of Summer" is in full swing. Since this year's campaign began on Memorial Day, the Air Force has recorded 13 military off duty deaths including one from Hill AFB. With seven weeks left, the total deaths this year is already higher than totals in 1999 and 2000. There were eight deaths in 1999 and 12 in 2000. The following tips, provided by the Air Force Safety Center, are a reminder to think safety first Bicycling Cycling can be a wonderful form of exercise and a quick means of transportation. But it can also be if cycle safety is not followed. Make sure the bike has the required safety equipment Besides a headlight and reflectors, a bicycle should have a horn or bell and rearview mirror. Reflective equipment should include a red rear, a white front and a red or colorless spoke reflector on the rear wheel, an amber or colorless reflector on the front wheel and pedal reflectors. Obey all traffic rules, signs, signals, and pavement markings keep to the right ride with the traffic, not against it and keep a safe distance from the vehicle ahead. Always be seen. During the day, cyclists should wear bright clothing. At night cyclist should wear reflective clothing designed to bounce back motorists' headlight beams. A properly fitted helmet should be worn at all times. Safety flags attached to the rear clear-lense- d of the bike also help approaching motorists see it more clearly. Ride in single file. Bicycling two abreast can be dangerous when trying to pass. And, make safe turns. Riders should signal turns well before the intersection using correct hand signals left arm straight out for left turns, left forearm extended up for right turn. Never wear clothing that blocks vision or ride while listening to headphones. In-lin- skating e Blading is a good form of aerobic exercise. An hour on skates consumes almost as many calories as an hour of running or cycling. skates because their smooth, A person can go faster with narrow polyurethane wheels create less friction against the ground than the regular wide wheels. They're also easier to maneuver. As with roller skates and skateboards, the injury rate is highest for people skating for the first time. Take a few lessons to learn the proper technique and how to fall safely. To help prevent injuries, wear a helmet, knee and elbow pads, wrist guards and gloves; skate in an area free of traf Gc, crowds and debris; learn to stop safely; and don't skate at night because it's difficult to see and be seen. in-lin- e Boating Drinking and driving a boat don't mix. condition. Keep the boat in Weather can change rapidly so check the weather before departing and remain alert for changes. Always have one personal flotation device per person on board, and ensure children wear it at all times. Don't overload the boat, and keep the proper safety equip tip-to- p Never swim alone. Know the swimming area, and don't exceed your swimming ability. The ideal place to swim is one monitort d by a lifeguard. Don't dive into unfamiliar waters. Watch water temperatures. Blood vessels constrict in cold water causing the body to lose heat In addition, a person can develop an oxygen deficiency that causes unconsciousness and ultimately drowning. Contrary to popular belief, alcohol inten sifies the effect And. if caught in a strong current, don't fight it Swim parallel to the shore and don't swim directly against the current. Trampoline When owning or purchasing a trampoline, ensure the trampoline is installed correctly, and the bed is level. 1 lave impact absorbing padding covering the top of the frame and springs. Make sure the space under and around the trampoline is free from hazards. Consider putting the trampoline in a pit, so tthe top of the trampoline is level with the ground, or installing an enclosure system. -- Keep safe while using a trampoline by always using spotters, allowing only one person on at a time, warning jumpers when they move away from the center, getting on and off with care, staying off the trampoline when it's wet. and avoiding moves above your skill level. Walking Pedestrians on the roadways should: Use sidewalks where provided. 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