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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.

Steering clear of failure to yield accidents

Without right of way rules, driving would be a mass of confusion, with drivers always trying to beat each other through an intersection. Right of way rules are designed for everyone’s safety.

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.

Carrying a load

When it comes to defensive driving, knowing how to properly secure a load, especially if it is secured outside of the vehicle, can make all the difference in your getting to your destination safely.

Fatigue can be fatal

Defensive driving requires you to know and understand the dangers of driving while overly tired or fatigued.

Regular vehcile inspections and maintenance are important

As an organization with drivers spending time on the road, you need to feel confident that your vehicles will function efficiently and safely under all driving conditions.