Distracted driving

Who doesn’t have a cell phone these days? How about an iPad, laptop, gaming device, or GPS? They are an important part of many people’s lives. Yet, they are very dangerous if used while driving.

Avoiding rear end collisions

Steps your organization can encourage and follow to reduce the risks of being involved in a rear end accident.

Defensive driving - when to be cautious

Distracted driving and defensive driving are two ways a driver can make significant changes in driving habits.

Motorcycle awareness

Motorcycles move as rapidly as automobiles, are tougher to spot, less stable and provide less protection. We don’t see motorcycles because we don’t look for them.

Are near-misses better than simulations?

What's a near-miss? The simplest definition is something bad almost happens, but doesn't.

Ambulance specific safety programs

Get tips from Markel Specialty to help keep practitioners, patients and the general public safe. Learn how to recognize risk, assess its severity, and remove or mitigate it.

Guidelines for employers to reduce motor vehicle crashes

Every 12 minutes someone dies in a motor vehicle crash, every 10 seconds an injury occurs and every 5 seconds a crash occurs. Many of these incidents occur during the workday or during the commute to and from work.

Regular vehcile inspections and maintenance are important

As an organization with drivers spending time on the road, you need to feel confident that your vehicles will function efficiently and safely under all driving conditions.

The importance of management commitment to a driver safety program

For most organizations, an often overlooked loss exposure are their drivers. According to the National Safety Council, there are more vehicle crashes today than ever before

Avoiding intersection collisions

Intersections can be a dangerous place for drivers as well as pedestrians and bicyclists. They may range from complicated expressway interchanges to simple, rural right-angle crossroads.