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Driving emergencies

Learn how you can help your drivers deal with emergencies while they are out on the road.

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.

Pedestrian crossing

Although pedestrian safety should be a two way responsibility between driver and pedestrian, the driver is usually responsible for any consequences.

Backing problems

Get helpful tips on how to avoid backing problems, 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.

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.

Fleet training programs from a legal perspective

The creation and implementation of a fleet training program is intended to reduce the number of accidents involving vehicles within your fleet

Why you should be a defensive driver

According to the National Safety Council’s Injury Facts, someone is injured on the road every 18 seconds – over 2 million of those are disabling injuries and from those disabling injuries.

Flashing yellow

A flashing yellow light means you may proceed with caution. Most often it is used at dangerous intersections, congested locations, pedestrian crossings, or in construction zones.

Adjust to weather and road conditions

As part of your defensive driving program, you must know how to adjust to weather and road conditions.