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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.

The need for standardized endotracheal intubation training

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

Construction work zone

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

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.

Driving emergencies

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

EMS safe driving tips

EMS personnel are 2.5 times more likely to die in a crash than other workers. Roughly 70% of fatal crashes occur while running hot.

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.

Hiring safe drivers

Choosing the right person to drive on behalf of your organization should be a fundamental element in managing your driving exposures.