Aggressive Driving Overtakes the Streets and Highways

Are you an aggressive driver?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) states that aggressive driving has become a serious problem. It’s more than just running people off the road or having some sort of altercation. Speeding, tailgating, erratically changing lanes, passing in a no-passing zone, are all examples of aggressive driving, and such behavior can increase the chances of accidents and fatalities.

According to the NHTSA, aggressive driving occurs when “an individual commits a combination of moving traffic offenses so as to endanger other persons or property” (http://www.nhtsa.gov/Aggressive). Reckless behavior, failing to yield or obey traffic signs and signals, driving on the shoulder, and not signaling are additional behaviors cited by the NHTSA as aggressive driving.

 

Promote Defensive Driving

Promoting defensive or cautious driving within families, among employees, and to insured clients not only protects lives, but saves money lost in collision damages, cost of injury treatment and lost time and productivity from injuries and claim management.

At Berkley FinSecure, we encourage our partner agents and insured clients to talk often about the dangers of aggressive driving, and offer resources to help address it.

Learn More With Our Free Aggressive Driving Overview

We have created an overview with checklists and links to other resources to help you and your clients understand the signs and consequences of aggressive driving. Click here to access the overview.

We also have a full library of other loss control topics that you can share with your financial institution clients. 

 

Make Sure Your Clients Are Protected

When losses do occur make sure your financial institution clients are protected. Contact any one of the FI experts at Berkley FinSecure listed below for the protection you and your clients need.

VP Sales and Distribution
Jon Martin 410-372-6325
 
   Midwest Region
   Chuck Cook 913-553-8559
 
Northeast Region
Jeanne Shrum 207-415-4587
 
   West Region
   Scott Harris 512-800-5393
 
Mid-Atlantic/South Regions
Dave Cassel 443-987-8619
 
   Northwest Region
   Pete Verratto 973-775-5233
 
Southeast Coastal Region
Bill Groves 804-836-0993
 
 

 

Experts focused on your protection.

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Products and services are provided by one or more insurance company subsidiaries of W. R. Berkley Corporation. Not all products and services are available in every jurisdiction, and the precise coverage afforded by any insurer is subject to the actual terms and conditions of the policies as issued. Certain coverages may be provided through surplus lines insurance company subsidiaries of W. R. Berkley Corporation through licensed surplus lines brokers. Surplus lines insurers do not generally participate in state guaranty funds and insureds are therefore not protected by such funds.

For additional information concerning W.R. Berkley Corporation’s insurance company subsidiaries, please visit: http://wrbc.info/Licensing/License.htm 

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