Car Accidents

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Mistakes to Avoid After Suffering an Injury in a Car Accident

Most drivers do not know what to do right after getting injured in a car accident. It is difficult to stay calm and think clearly, particularly when you are in pain in the immediate aftermath of a traumatic car crash. However, sometimes the things you… Read More

Strategies for Avoiding an Accident with The Hop MKE, Milwaukee's Streetcar

As you know, on Friday, Milwaukee's new streetcar, The Hop MKE, will begin to operate downtown and in some of the areas surrounding downtown. This is an exciting time for businesses and people who frequent the downtown area. There will still be cars… Read More

How to Safely Share the Road with Milwaukee's New Streetcar, The Hop MKE, Starting on November 2

On November 2, Milwaukee's streetcar, The Hop MKE, will begin operating in the downtown area and surrounding neighborhoods. This could help improve mobility and connections in the area and help support economic development for nearby businesses. However,… Read More

Car Maintenance Tips to Help Avoid an Accident

There are many things you can do to help lower your risk of a car accident when you are out on the road. There are also things you can do before you hit the road to lower your risk of a crash, including performing regular maintenance on your vehicle. If… Read More

Calculating an Insurance Settlement for a Car Accident

Most car accident cases are resolved through insurance claims. Insurance companies review a variety of factors to determine the value of your car accident settlement. Insurers often use certain systems to bring everything together and determine your settlement… Read More

How Does Warmer Weather Increase the Risk of a Car Accident?

When the temperature rises, your risk of a car accident may also go up. There are many reasons for this, some having to do with how the heat affects your car and others having to do with how the heat affects other drivers. Learn more about the risks of… Read More

Safe Driving Tips for Teenagers This Summer

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), 2,820 teens lost their lives in car accidents in 2016. Almost one-third of those deaths (1,044) occurred in the summer between May and August. This increase in accidents may be because teenagers… Read More

Study Shows Teenage Drivers with ADHD May Have Higher Risk of Car Crashes

Teenage drivers who have symptoms of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) may have a higher risk of getting into car accidents, according to a recently-released study from the University of Pennsylvania. Researchers found teenage drivers who… Read More

Common Reasons for Wintertime Car Crashes and How to Prevent Them

Milwaukee roadways are much more dangerous in the wintertime because of lower temperatures and the rain, ice and snow that come with those lower temperatures during winter. You can help protect yourself by knowing the common causes of winter car accidents… Read More

How Will Self-Driving Vehicles Affect Your Safety on the Road?

The January edition of the PKSD Newsletter, You Should Know, covers the future of self-driving cars and what these vehicles mean for you. While these vehicles could save thousands of lives each year, this technology raises many questions and presents… Read More

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