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Safely Navigating Roundabouts: Safety Tip

Safely Navigating Roundabouts: Safety Tip

This "One Second Advantage™" Safety Tip we will help you understand and use the proper techniques to safely navigate through a roundabout.

Trailer Towing: Safety Tip

Trailer Towing: Safety Tip

Each year, thousands of drivers find themselves unnecessarily involved in unsafe driving conditions. In many cases, the source of the problem is simply a driver’s failure to regularly inspect their vehicle to make sure it is operating properly. This is particularly true when towing a trailer. Whether it is a recreational vehicle being towed or a piece of equipment for work, most drivers forget to inspect their trailer because it’s not part of their everyday driving routine. Adding to this problem is the fact that many drivers have minimal experience or training towing trailers. If the situation came up, how well prepared would you be to tow a trailer? Proper preparation before you start your trip always makes good safety sense. This "One Second Advantage™" Safety Tip covers several key maintenance items which should be at the top of everyone’s list for regular inspection. Of course, every driver needs to be vigilant and immediately address any other issues in a vehicle’s performance before they become failure points. Your safety depends on it.

Sharing the Road with Motorcycles: Safety Tip

Sharing the Road with Motorcycles: Safety Tip

According to the International Transport Forum on safety, motorcycle related fatalities continue to rise in many countries and the problem demands urgent attention. More than 100 safety experts from 21 countries agree that responsible behavior and awareness by motorcycle riders and the drivers they share the road with will play a key role in reducing the risk of motorcycle crashes. Driving in close proximity to motorcycles can create special challenges. Having the confidence in your own ability to safely navigate the roadway with them is largely dependent upon your increased awareness of their presence. This "One Second Advantage™" Safety Tip will help you understand preferred, proven techniques to identify nearby motorcycles and how to safely share the road with them.

Driving Dynamics
Driving Dynamics