Construction work zone

Drivers who have no problems in routine driving may encounter them where road construction or repair is under way.

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.

Lessons learned to avoid a traffic accident

Ways to avoid being involved in traffic accidents.

To be seen is your responsibility while driving

The ability to see where you're driving is one of the most important factors in driver safety. But are you doing everything you can to be seen by other drivers?

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.

Driving safely is an attitude – not a platitude!

Embracing, improving and maintaining good behaviors and attitudes about driving are key components to keeping yourself and others safe.

Avoid collisions

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

Countermeasures to reduce vehicle crashes

Common causes of driver inattention, and how to reduce the risk of accidents.

Take safety with you on vacation

Peace of mind enhances the enjoyment of traveling, and it can be destroyed by worry over failure to take care of essentials beforehand. Get tips for staying safe on vacation from Markel Specialty.