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Keeping your seat belts safe

By law, most passenger cars on the road today should be equipped with seat safety belts, and many trucks also have this life saving equipment.

Seeing when driving at night

The accident rate during night time driving is considerable higher than during day time driving. One major factor is temporary blindness caused by the glare of headlights.

Fighting driver fatigue

Driving while fatigued is a major cause of accidents out on the road. Find out how you can fight driver fatigue with these tips from Markel Specialty.

Vehicle maintenance

A driver spending a full day on the road needs to feel confident that his vehicle will function efficiently and safely under all driving conditions. Get tips from Markel Specialty.

Top ATV trails in the U.S.

Check out the top 5 ATV trails in national forests and state parks across the United States.

The importance of ATV insurance

Not convinced you need ATV insurance? We’ve outlined six questions you can ask yourself to determine if a specialized ATV insurance policy is right for you.

Auto repair shop safety checklist

Get a safety checklist for Auto repair shops from Markel Specialty

Lights and sirens - not so fast

It is common knowledge that 70% of fatal ambulance crashes occur with lights and siren activation.

Inspect your smoke detectors before you need them

Next time you change the battery in your smoke detectors, check the age of it as well. According to the US Fire Administration, most alarms have a life span of about 8-10 years.

Summer bummers

Particularly in the summer, you must have physical self-awareness. Are you adequately rested, hydrated and properly fed?