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  • Consequences of Hazardous Teenage Driving

    Most accidents occur as a result of negligent or distracted driving, which teen drivers are the number one perpetrator of. Unfortunately, the majority of teenagers are often so caught up in the excitement of driving a car that they forget there are lives on the line every time they take a seat behind the wheel. Whether they are playing music, speeding, driving under the influence of drinking or ...
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  • Teen Driver Safety: Reducing Risks During Summer Months

    Teens and young adults may have earned the stereotype for rash decision making and a dangerous desire to engage in risky behaviors behind the wheel, but those stereotypes may be driven by real statistics. In fact, data regarding teen driving accidents show that car accidents are consistently a leading cause of injury and death among young adults. During the summer months, the risks increase ...
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  • Rise in Distracted Driving Accidents

    There has been a recent trend in a number of distracted driving deaths. According to the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), almost 6,000 pedestrians were killed in 2016 by distracted drivers. In the previous year, more than 800 bicyclists were killed by cars, and pedestrian deaths rose 10% between 2014 and 2015. Bicyclists’ deaths also increased 13% between those years, according to the ...
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  • Texting & Cell Phone Use Behind Rising Roadway Deaths, Experts Say

    As National Distracted Driving Awareness Month winds to an end, it is important to remember that the problem of driver distraction will still be present on our roads and highways. In fact, it will likely continue to be one of the main driving forces behind the rising number of deaths on our roadways, according to the National Safety Council, which recently published alarming data on the distracted ...
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  • Wisconsin Car Insurance Laws

    Purchasing car insurance is not just a good idea to help you deal with the high costs often related to car accidents , it is also the law in many situations. In Wisconsin, motorists who do not meet minimum car insurance laws can face serious legal penalties, such as high fines, removal of driving privileges, and even jail time. If you want to make certain that you are well within the legal ...
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  • Legalizing Marijuana - Has It Caused More Accidents Than Drunk Driving?

    There have been many studies analyzing the effects of marijuana use on driving, but many of them have produced contradictory results and are in fact based on flawed measurements. In the lastest study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), researchers have concluded that while drivers who tested positive for THC were more likely to be involved in a motor vehicle crash, many ...
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  • Who's at Fault - A Discussion of Accident Liability

    A determination of who is responsible for an automobile accident, or accident liability, is the essential first step in representing an injured individual. I find that in the majority of car accidents , one driver is more negligent than the other. Although some accidents are the result of intentional acts, most are the result of negligence. Broadly defined, a driver is negligent when that person ...
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  • Wisconsin Drunk Driving Injuries

    Drunk Driving Injuries are being scrutinized everywhere. Recently, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel had run a five-part series on the drinking culture in Wisconsin and the tragic impact that driving under the influence of alcohol has on its citizens. Wisconsin is known, among other things, for its cheese, football, and beer. Not to be glib, but our culture is one that embraces alcohol consumption, ...
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