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If you're involved in an accident

Even the best defensive driving tips will not prevent all accidents. If you happen to be involved in an accident, follow a few simple rules.

Driver selection and evaluation

Whether driving is a full-time responsibility or incidental to your employee’s job duties, it is important that you take precautions to ensure the quality of every employee (or volunteer) that will be driving for your organization.

Traffic signs and signals

Familiarity with traffic signage symbols is important for every user of the road in order to maintain safety and drive efficiently.

Pre-drive inspection

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

Key points to remember when driving

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.

Avoid collisions

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

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.

Are near-misses better than simulations?

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

Safe transport of children

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

Take nothing for granted - driver training is important

A good driver safety program regardless of the number of vehicles, vehicle size or type should include a driver training component tailered to the needs and exposures of your organization.