Wisconsin sees jump in pedestrian fatalities

Pedestrians naturally experience a greater level of risk in a collision with a vehicle than a driver or others in the vehicle due to the lack of protection around them. That, however, should not make it acceptable for the number of pedestrian deaths to increase when more new vehicles come equipped with advanced safety features […]

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Establishing negligence in Wisconsin MVA suits

Many Wisconsin car accidents occur due to the negligence of one or both drivers. If you were involved in an accident, you may be able to recover damages to cover medical expenses and other accident-related costs by filing a negligence claim against the other driver. The Elements of Negligence When you file a negligence lawsuit […]

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Many Situations Can Lead to Distracted Driving

Learning to drive can be an overwhelming process for a Wisconsin teen, but by the time a person reaches adulthood, they may not think much about climbing into their car and starting up the engine. Undoubtedly, experience can make a driver more comfortable behind the wheel of their car, but no driver should ever deprioritize […]

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Jury holds that car defect caused serious injuries

When a serious car accident occurs, the people involved can suffer severe injuries in a number of ways. Traditionally, our readers would be correct to believe that, in most cases, the other party that caused the wreck – a drunk or distracted driver, etc. – would be the party to be held liable for the […]

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Stay persistent after a motor vehicle accident

Wisconsin residents who have been in a serious car accident oftentimes have more questions than answers. First – what happened? Who caused the accident? Was anyone else hurt? How bad are my injuries? Any number of questions can pop into a person’s mind during a trying time like this. Getting the answers can seem like […]

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Safety tips for winter driving

Winters can be brutal here in Wisconsin. In January of 2019, dangerously cold arctic air spread across the Mississippi, bringing record freezing temperatures lower than -50 degrees Fahrenheit. Unfortunately, severe winter weather can be dangerous for many travelers. When temperatures are below freezing or when there’s sleet on the road, it can increase a driver’s […]

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Plan for the dangers of frozen roads in Wisconsin’s winter

The winter season in Wisconsin is a time of increased risk on the roadways. There can be heavy traffic on the days right before and after the major winter holidays, increased risk of drunk driving associated with celebrations and winter weather issues independent of holiday celebrations. As temperatures drop and snow falls, the roads become […]

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Keeping yourself and others safe in snowmobile season

It can never be too early, but it can surely be too late. Snowfall can happen in November around the east-central waters, but we usually wait for December for a good snow cover. When a major snowstorm comes in October, even responsible snowmobilers sometimes get a little carried away. Thinking about snowmobile safety not only […]

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Some used car buyers may be buying recalled hazards

Hundreds of auto recalls are issued every year. Consumers known to own affected cars are notified and instructed how to get the needed replacement parts installed. Not every recall is critically important to consumer safety, but many almost certainly do save lives. Unfortunately, used-car dealerships vary significantly in their policies and practices about auto recalls, […]

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Getting your motorcycle ready for a Midwest winter

As the seasons change in the Midwestern states, riders and drivers alike need to alter their road habits to remain safe. Ultimately, motorcycles will have to be put away for the extreme weather, but many individuals will want to continue riding well into the winter months. Here are five tips to keep you safe on […]

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