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Driving safety statistics

Learning proper defensive driving tactics can help prevent accidents and death on the road. The statistics for driving accidents are staggering and sobering.

Pre-drive inspection

As part of your defensive driving program, conduct the following inspection before you leave on your trip.

Be extra careful at night

Driving at night adds extra hazards and is often more stressful. To reduce the risk of having an accident when driving after dark, be sure to take these precautions.

Avoid collisions

Your defensive driving program should stress the importance of avoiding collisions, and how to prevent them.

Obey traffic rules and use common sense

When it comes to defensive driving, obeying traffic rules and using common sense are essential.

Are near-misses better than simulations?

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

Distracted driving is getting worse

Distracted driving has been cited for the 10.4% increase of traffic-related fatalities in the first six months of 2016.

Safe transport of children

In order to transport children safely we rely on specialized equipment.

Vehicle maintenance

It is imperative that you maintain your vehicle to its highest standards in order to benefit from its safety features.

Key points to remember

As part of your defensive driving program, keep the following key points in mind at all times. By knowing and using the information presented here, you can help prevent accidents from happening.