What You Should Know About Car Accident Reports

Odds are that most adults will be in several accidents over the course of a lifetime yet many are still not that familiar with the contents, availability, or significance of a police report. Contents of a Police Report are Generated at the Scene of an Accident At the scene of an accident, law enforcement is…

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Drunk Driving Penalties Increase in WI

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Wisconsin less tough on a drunk drivers Wisconsin, compared to other states, continues to be less tough on drunk drivers, especially for first offenses.  However, because drunk driving contributes to nearly half of the fatal accidents in our state, there seems to be more action towards fixing the problem;  recent laws have become more tough. Repeat drunken…

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Helmets, Safety And Legal Options

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Few will disagree that bicyclists and motorcyclists who wear appropriate helmets may suffer fewer, less-series injuries in the event of an accident.  Powerful engines and high speeds add severity to accident injuries. However, many still choose not to wear them.  Wisconsin is not a universal helmet law state so wearing a helmet is a choice…

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Is driving with your pet a liability?

Americans love their pets, and love to travel with them.  It’s not uncommon to see small pets carried in purses, on bikes, or as passengers on planes.  Even though placing a pet in an airline travel cabin adds expense to travel costs, most pet-lovers don’t bark about the extra cost.  Last year, a bill was…

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Wisconsin Car Insurance Law – 2015 Update

This article has been updated. Read 2020 Wisconsin Car Insurance Minimum Requirements.   Governor Walker signed into law 2001 Wis. Act 14, effective November 1, 2011, repealing: The Truth-in-Auto policy liability minimum limits and returning minimum limits to their pre-TIA levels: Liability $25,000.00; Property Damage $10,000; and $1,000 for medical payment coverage (that can be…

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Working Towards Safer Wisconsin Roads

Safety Links and Recall Resources Today we’re driving some of the safest cars ever made, (Buckle Seat belts, Air Bags, Anti-lock brakes, Traction control, Back-up cameras, etc.), yet crash fatalities remain the leading cause of death in the United States for persons 3-34 years of age.   In an effort to save lives, many organizations work together to educate…

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No Snow and Warm Weather Let’s Ride

As the seasons change and the weather moves steadily toward summer, the long hibernation for motorcycle enthusiasts comes to an end. Whether a weekend trip through Door County or just a short ride to work, motorcyclists have plenty of options for riding in Wisconsin, including the freedom to choose whether or not to wear a…

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