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Lessons learned to avoid a traffic accident

Ways to avoid being involved in traffic accidents.

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.

Construction work zone

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

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.

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.

Avoid collisions

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

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.

Adjust to weather and road conditions

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