Accident Scene Management / Road Guardians

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Rider Education

Rider Education – if you have completed basic training then think about challenging yourself to take advanced training.

ASM Sponsored Classes

#1 REASON MOTORCYCLISTS ARE NOT TRAINED Author: Vicki Sanfelipo, RN – Executive Director ASM   MONEY. I always tell my new instructors that though our cause is noble and there are millions of motorcyclists who need to be trained in First Response, our ask is a difficult one. We ask for both TIME and MONEY....
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Arizona ASM is ON FIRE

Arizona ASM training has suffered since Teresa McClelland-Martinez (beloved ASM instructor, nurse nick named Trauma Mama) moved to Texas to help open new free-standing Emergency Care Centers. She started out at the South Eastern tip of Texas and now working on doing the same in the San Antonio area.   After a few years of...
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How to ensure safety while riding motocross

There are a lot of extreme sports out there and the one thing they all have in common is – danger. To be a part of the racing community is pretty awesome if adrenaline rush is your thing, but being safe is the one most important thing you have to do whether you are a...
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Why Does ASM Teach Rescue Breathing?

WHY DOES ASM TEACH RESCUE BREATHING? By Vicki Sanfelipo, RN – Founder ASM   I received a question last week from a former student who has an Off Road motorcycle riding school in Colorado. This question has actually been asked many times before so I think it is time to answer to a larger crowd....
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New Instructor Training Model Takes Off!

New Instructor Training Model Takes Off! I feel like a proud mama some days. When I hear of the accomplishments of our Instructors and how engaged they are in their communities it makes me smile. Lately we have been adding quite a few new Instructors. Last August, we removed some of the blocks that were...
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What Is Blended Learning??

We at ASM/Road Guardians know that there are many riders out there who want to learn what to do at the scene of a crash.  One of our goals is to get as many people trained as possible but we know that a huge barrier to achieving that goal is the location and the timing...
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Find an ASM Instructor Using Our New Interactive Instructor Map

Are you interested in getting a group trained?  Or maybe there isn’t a class available in your area at the moment and you want to know if something will be coming up?  We have many amazing Instructors located all over the United States that are happy to help!  Check out our newly upgraded Instructor Map to find...
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Introducing our New Class Map!

Introducing our new Class Map!  We have created a brand new way for you to search for available classes in your area.  Check out our Interactive Map where you will have the ability to see exactly where classes are in your area.  You are able to zoom in and click on the markers to learn...
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Double Your Donation to ASM TODAY on #GivingTuesday

Today, Tuesday November 27th is #GivingTuesday.  Facebook has teamed up with Paypal to MATCH any donations made to non-profits, today only, up to 7 million dollars.  Go to Jason’s Giving Tuesday fundraiser now to double your donation! Accident Scene Management is a 501(c)3 non-profit and we receive no government funding.  Any donation made to us...
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Jaw Thrust rescue breathing

ASM INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION JUST GOT EASIER!

Accident Scene Management is removing barriers in order to train more instructors. In the past ASM has required a full 4-day, on site Instructor training class be completed in order to certify an Instructor to teach. This has made Instructor training difficult for not only the student but for the trainers as well. With Blended...
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NEW: ASM LAUNCHES ONLINE CLASSES

Do you know what to do at the scene of a motorcycle crash? Have you wanted to take an ASM Class but weren’t able to find one in your area?  Or maybe the dates didn’t work out, you didn’t have a full day to commit to the class or it has been ages since you...
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How to Prepare for Your Long Distance Motorcycle Ride

Humans are competitive, and we like a challenge. Whether it’s mental or physical, we want to do what we believe can’t be done. Or at least done easily. If you’ve never ridden cross-country, seen the sites, and found the best hidden diners along the way, you’ve never experienced an extreme endurance ride like the Iron...
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E-Learning

New ONLINE Basic Refresher Program Launched TODAY!

To better serve our students we have been working hard to make our program accessible to everyone regardless of where they live.  While we have had an Online Refresher available for a while now, we recognized the need for an upgrade and we have done that along with making improvements!  Introducing the NEW Online Basic...
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Online Learning Coming Soon

Online Learning Coming Soon   Thanks to our Road Guardian members and supporters we are in the process of creating modules for our Online Learning ASM renewal courses.  We have upgraded our platform to a new interactive learning program so that our students will get more out of their course.  During this process we have...
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Motorcycle crash

ASM Student Says His Training “Saved the Day”

ASM Student Says His Training “Saved the Day”   We received this note a few weeks ago from Mike Watson, a student of Colleen Vetere: >I attended the Basic & Advanced Accident Scene Management courses here in Denver a couple of years ago. Thinking that it was a great tool in my toolkit I was...
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NV HOG Chapter Requires ASM Training

Northern Nevada HOG Makes a Commitment to Safety    Robert Boom, ASM Lead Instructor and Head Road Captain. In March 2018, the Northern Nevada Chapter of the Harley Owners Group (NNHOG Chapter 2716) and Chester’s Reno Harley Davidson showed its commitment to helping prevent life threatening injuries by sponsoring and providing tuition assistance for two Basic...
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MN State Patrol

ASM class approved for MN Peace Officer Standards & Training CE credits

Accident Scene Management trains both motorcyclists and professional rescuers. Who arrives to a scene first, often it is a Law Enforcement officer who has first responder training and is there to control the scene and provide life saving care. ASM has trained both EMS and Law Enforcement, most notably: State Patrol in South Dakota and...
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Motorcyclists hits deer

5 Deer Facts EVERY Rider Should Know

Written by: Melissa Juranitch,  MSF RiderCoach Motorcycle Marketing Specialist When the leaves are changing, deer are more active. Here are five fast facts that you NEED to know as a motorcyclist on the road. Because deer collisions are so prevalent in Wisconsin, we are using Wisconsin Statistics and resources. Keep in mind that these tips...
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Helmet Removal and Jaw Thrust Rescue Breathing

Many specifics of motorcycle trauma like jaw thrust rescue breathing, helmet removal, traffic control and moving the injured are not taught in First Aid and CPR. We teach classes all over the world on these things so that when you get to the scene of a motorcycle accident, you are prepared. Helmet removal, jaw thrust,...
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Keeping Bikers Cool!

Extreme Summer Temperatures are Dangerous for Motorcyclists.   Riders of motorcycles know all too well how hot it gets riding in the summer months. When it’s 85 outside, it feels like 105 on the bike with the engine idling, the sun beating down and the pavement below heating up. In addition, motorcycle riders have more...
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Beat the Heat While Riding

Melissa Juranitch – Motorcycle Marketing Specialist As riders we face many dangers on the road. Luckily, there are also many preventative measures we can take against them. In the summer when temperatures soar, it’s easy to become dehydrated without realizing it. Learn how to recognize overheating danger signs to stay safe while riding. Everyone is...
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Motorcyclists hits deer

It’s Open Season on Motorcyclists!

Motorcycle Fatalities by Deer are Higher in 2016 Provided, with permission, by ABATE of Wisconsin It’s the perfect ride; quiet country road, smooth pavement, picturesque scenery and the hum of the road. Just the motorcycle and the country; an escape from the stress and business of life. Suddenly a deer appears out of nowhere and...
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Semi Blind Spots with Motorcycles

Motorcycles and Blind Spots

Many of us have seen this picture right?  Blind spots are something to take into consideration for all motorcyclists, and not just when it comes to Semi Trucks. Motorcycles and Blind Spots As a motorcyclist you are vulnerable and need to take into consideration your own blind spots as well as that of others. All...
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NIOSH hearing information for motorcyclist

Hearing Protection Applies to All Riders

The sun is out and motorcycle season is here. I think most riders will agree one of the best feelings in the world is getting back in the saddle after a long winter. Last-minute preparations and repairs are being made with one eye on the forecast, and it’s easy to miss little details. One often...
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Motorcycle Accident

A Motorcycle First Aid Kit has Special Needs

An ordinary first aid kit just won’t cut it.  The types of common injuries that motorcyclists may experience need a special balance of first aid supplies. It is important to know the purpose of and how to use every item in your motorcycle first aid/trauma kit– otherwise its just taking up valuable space. Injuries a...
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Communicating with Legislatures

Attending A Public Hearing Or MeetingWhether at the city, state or federal level, the legislative and regulatory process usually includes an opportunity for public involvement. Sometimes the law requires agencies to release new regulations in proposal form, and then calls for a period of time for citizens to give their opinions in writing, at hearings,...
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Safety on the Shoulder

I’ve heard it all! Pull over safely Never pull over under a bridge Always drive to an exit to get off the highway Angle your vehicle to increase visibility Blah, Blah, Blah. What’s a biker to do? If you experience an emergency and are unable to drive to a “safe” location, what should you do?...
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KMC Road Captains

Meeting Expectations

By Vicki Sanfelipo, RN/EMT Group motorcycle rides can be fun and many close friendships are forged through shared experiences. For some people, a group-ride means that a few friends meet at a truck stop early morning and they don’t return home until it gets dark out. For others, the group’s Road Captains, Road Guards or event planners plan a...
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How to fit your motorcycle properly

How to Properly Fit a Motorcycle

  Vicki Sanfelipo shows us how to fit your motorcycle properly.  She gives tips for shorter riders and what to look for when getting on a motorcycle to be safe.
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Women motorcycle

Harley Davidson Study on Women & Motorcycles

A Harley-Davidson-sponsored study about women and motorcycles says those who ride are considerably happier, more confident and more fulfilled than those who do not. Freud asked, “What does woman want?” Harley-Davidson has the answer. She wants a motorcycle — or should. That is the result of a study of female motorcycle riders and non-riders, commissioned...
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The Safe Course: 7 Defensive Driving Tactics For New Motorcyclists

Content and picture provided by Aaron Rote. Sometimes, the best way to break a bad habit is to avoid forming it in the first place. This can be especially true for new motorcyclists, who require an extra degree of care and vigilance when first heading out on the open road. Whether by choosing the right apparel,...
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One Person Helmet Removal

One Person Helmet Removal

Vicki shows you how a helmet would be removed with only one person.
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