Hopefully, these videos will give you cause for pause.

At one time or another, we have all taken driving for granted. We forget how dangerous driving an automobile really is.

These videos were collected from across the web and are presented with the hope that they strike a chord with you. They are not meant for the feint of heart. They are very compelling, very graphic, and designed to make you think the next time you get behind the wheel.

Whether you take our defensive driving course, or not, I hope this videos inspire you to try to become a better, safer driver.

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Video 1: In a split second lives are changed forever.

Video 2: A compilation of accidents from around the world. What if it were your wife, husband, son or daughter were involved in any one of these crashes?

Video 3: Speed and Breaking - Five miles an hour can create extraordinary consequences.

Video 4: Speed comparison. The faster you go, the bigger the mess.