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.

Driver selection and evaluation

Whether driving is a full-time responsibility or incidental to your employee’s job duties, it is important that you take precautions to ensure the quality of every employee (or volunteer) that will be driving for your organization.

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.

Hiring safe drivers

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

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.

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.

The intersection problem

Get tips from Markel Specialty about driving safe through intersections, one of the most dangerous areas on the road.

The three-point rule

No matter what type of access system your vehicle has available, use the three-point system to significantly reduce the chance of a slip or fall.

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?

Traffic jackknifing

Know how to handle a jackknife with these helpful tips from Markel Specialty.