WI Distracted Driving Law

Safe Driving Takes Back Seat to Mobile Phones Isn’t it every day that we see people using their hand-held devices while driving? Of course nobody purposefully intends to hurt anyone else. But, what they’re actually saying is that their message, search, music or social media is far more important that the life and safety of…

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GPS unit for teen driver

GPS Tracking in Vehicle GPS devices sometimes referred to as “telematics” or “monitoring devices,” are types of tracking for vehicles. The devices come in small external units that plug into the diagnostics port of your car or truck. Some say that GPS trackers reduce motor vehicle accidents because they encourage safer driving. Parents often agree…

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Cognitive skills are used to safely operate a motor vehicle because they are directly related to a driver’s ability to make informed decisions. Our brains use cognitive skills to think, learn, read, remember, reason and focus. Effectively processing new information and retaining previous knowledge allows one to plan ahead and foresee potential problems before they happen.

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Accidents do occur in European traffic circles or “roundabouts” as we call them here in the U.S.  However, they are designed to prevent the more serious accidents.  Traffic moves in a single direction which means that dangerous crashes including right-angle, left-turn or head-on collisions are less likely to happen.

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Construction zones are seen across many highly traveled roads in the United States right now as weather is ideal for repairs.  Currently in Southeastern Wisconsin, we are experiencing more than our fair share of construction work at the Hwy 100 Zoo Interchange, Capitol Road, Pilgrim Road, I-94, I-41, the North Avenue and Hoan Bridge, as…

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According to OSHA, falls are responsible for the majority of industry accidents; they cause fifteen percent of accidental deaths, and are the second cause of fatalities behind vehicle accidents. Ensure there is sufficient lighting to see walking surfaces clearly. Wear anti-slip shoes and be especially cautious of walkways covered by obstacles, those having uneven surfaces,…

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