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Best locks to secure your bike

Markel bicycle insurance gives you tips on choosing the best bike locks to make sure your bicycle is always secure.

Safety focus

Learn more about distracted driving, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, and the importance of workplace cell phone policies.

The importance of e-bike insurance

Learn why electric bike (e-bike) insurance is a good investment and how Markel insurance can help you!

Electrical extension cord safety

It is critical to personal safety to use and maintain extension cords properly. There are some basic safety rules to follow when working with electrical extension cords.

Plumbing checklist

Review the plumbing safety checklist before your next project.

Long term care safety checklist

Review Markel Specialty's long term care safety checklist.

Preventing boat theft

How easy would it be to steal your boat? Markel's article on boat security teaches you how to protect your boat and prevent theft.

The essential toolkit for your boat

Make sure you're prepared for emergency repairs with a carefully packed boat tool kit.

Make sure you have enough boat insurance

Do you have enough boat insurance coverage if you got into a boating accident? Find out how to tell if you and your boat are protected here!