Wisconsin ice covered roads

Bizarre accidents happen every day in Wisconsin, even on a fair-weather day. Mostly due to slippery ice cover, the risk of serious injury increases during the winter months. Therefore, when mother nature delivers blowing and drifting snow, ice, and other dangerous wintery mixes – there is good reason for concern. Enjoy the beauty of the…

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WI auto insurance law 2020

For those who drive in Wisconsin, auto insurance is a financial responsibility to be taken seriously. Top priority should be to have the Wisconsin Car Insurance, at least the minimum insurance requirements. Minimum WI liability insurance requirements: $25,000 for bodily injury to one person (BI) $50,000 for bodily injury to multiple people in one accident…

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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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Many factors contribute to the risk of being involved in a collision such as distracted driving, driver skill, speed and the environment.  This time of year, dangerous driving conditions such as slippery roads, snowstorms, and low visibility should be expected to happen suddenly.  However, many Wisconsin commuters still find themselves ill prepared when bad weather…

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Wisconsin OWI laws, punishment, and prevention has had a lot of discussion lately, prompting a reason to continue the conversation with more information and resources. Back in 2003 Wisconsin became the 43rd state to lower the legal blood alcohol content (BAC) to a level of 0.08%. This means that if you’re driving intoxicated, with a…

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