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True or false

Knowing the answers to these questions will help you become a better defensive driver and may also help prevent accidents.

Distracted driving or distracted living?

Distracted driving comes in many forms. Learn about recent trends associated with distracted driving, and how you can help prevent accidents while driving.

Safety Focus - Driving and motor vehicle safety

Learn more about driving and motor vehicle safety along with other current accident prevention information.

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.

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.

Yes, you should wear seatbelts

Wearing seat belts is a prime issue in defensive driving. The use of seat belts over the years has reduced the number of serious injuries and fatalities seen in vehicle accidents.

Law and conditions dictate top speed

Get tips on how to determine the safest speed based on current conditions, brought to you by Markel Specialty.

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.

Hiring safe drivers

Choosing the right person to drive on behalf of your organization should be a fundamental element in managing your driving exposures.

Avoid collisions

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