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AAA Expects New Holiday Travel Record

A record amount of people are expected to travel this holiday season, according to AAA. The auto agency estimates that 103 million people will travel for the holidays, with the majority choosing driving as their form of transportation. According to… Read More

AAA Releases Wisconsin Drunk Driving Statistics

More than 40 percent of drivers in Wisconsin admit to having operated a vehicle within two hours of having multiple drinks, according to a recent study conducted by AAA. The study, based on information provided by Wisconsin residents 21-years or older,… Read More

Winter Driving Tips for Motorists

Winter weather can make roads more dangerous for drivers, passengers and pedestrians. When hitting the roads this winter season, practice the following safety tips to lower your risk of accident. Pre-Winter Driving Tips Take your vehicle in for a… Read More

Government Regulation Prevents Hybrid Cars from Traveling Silently

New federal regulations will require that hybrid and electric vehicles emit a sound while traveling at low-speeds in an effort to increase safety for pedestrians, especially those who are visually-impaired. The regulations imposed by the U.S. Department… Read More

Study Shows Red-Light Camera Enforcement Saves Children’s Lives

A new study has found a correlation between red-light violations and the rising number of traffic fatalities involving children in states that prohibit red-light cameras, like Wisconsin. The study, presented by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP),… Read More

Three Killed in Downtown Hit-and-Run Accident

Three women were killed in a hit-and-run accident in Downtown Milwaukee Sunday, Oct. 23. The following day, the 23-year-old driver who caused the accident turned himself into police. According to police, a 2015 Lexus R350 ran a red light on southbound… Read More

National Teen Driver Safety Week

Last year, 37 teens were killed and more than 5,500 were injured in car accidents in Wisconsin, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. Nationally, almost 3,000 teens were involved in fatal traffic accidents. In an effort to encourage… Read More

Wisconsin Seatbelt Use at All-Time High

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT) reports that seatbelt use is at an all-time high across the state. A new survey conducted by the Wisconsin DOT found that more than 88 percent of motorists in passenger vehicles reported using their seatbelts… Read More

Don’t App and Drive: Smartphones Take Distracted Driving to New Level

In 2014, ten percent of all traffic fatalities were attributed to distracted driving. Today, distracted driving is challenging drunk driving as the cause of the most traffic fatalities in the United States – and drunk driving causes about one-third of… Read More

CDC Recommends Night Driving Restrictions for Teens

According to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there would be significantly less fatal crashes involving teens if they were not permitted to drive after 9 p.m. A staggering one-third of teen car accidents that… Read More

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