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.

The intersection problem

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

2020 - Make it a new year

Start your year by thinking about your decision-making when it comes to safety. New thoughts may give you novel options for a happier and safer 2020.

Lights and sirens in the driver's seat

The reality of the driving and safety environment must temper the manner in which the Emergency Vehicle Operator (EVO) chooses driving behaviors.

Right and left turns

There is a right way to make turns in driving, with safety and without causing annoyance or danger to others. It is done by letting everyone know just when and where you intend to turn—by signaling.