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
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
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
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
Wisconsin has established clear right-of-way laws to help motorists avoid preventable accidents. The rules determine when one driver can go and others must yield. Despite the existence of these laws, many motorists fail to follow them and cause serious… Read More
The Holiday Season is a dangerous time to be on the road. Last year alone, 781 people were killed in drunk driving crashes between Christmas and New Year's Day, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.
This is why, starting today, state and… Read More
An internal injury is one of the most dangerous types of car accident injuries. If these injuries are not treated immediately, they can cause serious complications or death.
If you suffered an internal injury from a car accident caused by someone else’s… Read More
Even though fleeing the scene of an accident is illegal in Wisconsin and every other state in the nation, drivers across the country continue to do it. These incidents are commonly known as hit-and-run accidents, and if you are involved in one it is critical… Read More
Car accidents are one of the leading causes of traumatic brain injuries in the nation. In 2013 alone, 383,293 people sustained a traumatic brain injury in a car crash, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These injuries are… Read More
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a lingering anxiety disorder that often follows a traumatic event in which the victim was at risk of acquiring a serious injury, dying or was physically threatened.
When a victim survives a single-incident traumatic… Read More