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Distracted Truck Drivers

Last month was Distracted Driving awareness month. Truck driver distractions, in particular, can cause catastrophic accidents, and there may be any number of reasons why such accidents occur. One recent study determined that in the United States, approximately sixty percent of motorists, use their smart phone at least once a day while operating a vehicle. […]

Daylight Savings Time Responsible for Increase in Car Accidents?

According to new research coming out of the University of Colorado that studied the impact of daylight savings over the course of ten years, there may be as much as a 17% increase in traffic incident related deaths, the Monday after the spring time change. In addition, traffic related fatalities were also higher on average […]

Self-Driving Vehicles: A new Legislative Landscape

The SELF DRIVE Act, which allows for autonomous vehicles on public roadways, was voted on and passed unanimously in the House, claiming a bipartisan victory this past Wednesday. SELF DRIVE will allow for private companies to test up to 100,000 autonomous vehicles on public roadways, paving a way for self-driving tech to prove its worth […]

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

I have written numerous blogs at our web site in the last year or so of the dangers of distracted driving. There was a recent tragic accident in Texas where 13 people lost their lives, all due to distracted or inattentive driving. Distracted driving remains a very serious issue and contributes significantly to traffic accidents […]

Texting while driving is deadly

I have written countless blogs at our web site preaching the dangers of texting while driving, distracted driving, talking on your cell phone while driving, among other dangerous habits of drivers. There are freeway signs up all over town that read “if you see orange cones, put your phone down.” You cannot be on your […]

Traffic Fatalities up in state of Wisconsin

Unfortunately, fatal car crashes is up in Wisconsin. Traffic fatalities rose statewide in 2016, compared to 2015. In Milwaukee, fatal car crashes decreased from 2015. In 2016, 588 individuals were killed here in Wisconsin, the highest number of traffic fatalities since 2012, then 601 persons died, according to preliminary information obtained from the Department of […]

Traffic accident injures a Sheboygan County Sheriff

Yesterday, early Friday morning, a Sheboygan County Sheriff barely escaped being killed when her squad car rolled over after she was rear ended on the freeway. The female deputy sheriff radioed dispatchers just shy of 2 AM, that she had just been rear ended on interstate 43 south of County Road PP in Sheboygan and […]

Driving while tired is nearly like driving drunk.

Motorists who fail to get adequate sleep according to a recent study, nearly double the risk of being in an accident, making driving while tired, nearly as dangerous as driving while under the influence. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found in a analysis of thousands of car crashes that resulted in personal injuries, that […]

Boat on the rocks

I am currently out of town, but when checking the local news, was surprised to find a story out of Milwaukee involving a boat crash; .there was a picture of a boat on top of some breakwater rocks near McKinley Beach. The story read that two individuals are under investigation for crashing their 32 foot […]

Accidents increase due to 70 mph

I have posted many blogs about driver safety, distracted driving, and speed. In a recent study, it appears the newly implemented 70 mph on Wisconsin’s roadways has increased the number of accidents, fatalities and personal injuries. Distracted and driving under the influence, along with speed, appear to be the most common form of accidents. It […]


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