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.

Vacation time

Planning a safe vacation should be done well in advance of travel. This includes not only the vehicle that transports us to our vacation spot, but the safety and security of our unattended homes.

Winter driving - skids

One of the most terrifying experiences in winter driving is the skid. Good drivers know the hazards of winter driving, but should be reminded about the danger of skidding when speed is too high.

Construction work zone

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

The need for standardized endotracheal intubation training

Training, protocols, and confirmation of technical proficiency are necessary components of a safe approach to endotracheal intubation.

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.

Keeping your seat belts safe

By law, most passenger cars on the road today should be equipped with seat safety belts, and many trucks also have this life saving equipment.

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

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