• How Do Prescription Drugs Affect Driving?

    How Do Prescription Drugs Affect Driving?

    When you see the warning “Do not operate heavy machinery while using this medication,” you probably think it’s talking about construction equipment and tractors. However, this includes cars and trucks. With almost half of all drivers on some form of prescription medication, drugged driving is a major accident risk. Here’s what you need to know

  • Are Electric Vehicles Safe?

    Are Electric Vehicles Safe?

    Affordable all-electric vehicles like the Tesla Model 3, electric versions of cars like the Kia Soul and high performance cars like the Porsche Taycan are making inroads into the American car market. How safe are these vehicles? Let’s look at the effects having an electric drivetrain has on driving, fueling and crash safety. Safety Standards

  • What Should You Do in a Hit-and-Run Accident?

    What Should You Do in a Hit-and-Run Accident?

    Whether it’s a bump in a parking lot, or a runaway driver in a freeway collision, hit-and-run accidents are an unfortunate part of driving. AAA estimates that over 1 in 10 accidents are hit-and-run incidents. What should you do if you’re involved in one, and how can you stay on the right side of the

  • Work Zone Safety

    Work Zone Safety

    You’ve seen the signs warning of heavy fines and dangers in work zones, but how dangerous are they? Here’s everything you need to know about driving through road construction, from avoiding hefty tickets to staying safe in an accident. How Dangerous are Work Zones? In Wisconsin, there are over 2,600 crashes in construction zones each

  • Accidents with Deer: How to Prevent Them, and What to Do When it Happens

    Accidents with Deer: How to Prevent Them, and What to Do When it Happens

    Wisconsin has over 20,000 car accidents each year caused by deer, and the counties in Lake Country have the highest rate of deer-related accidents in our state. Fortunately, it doesn’t take much to reduce your chance of becoming part of these statistics. Here’s what you need to know to avoid deer collisions and what to

  • Driving Safely in Fall Weather

    Driving Safely in Fall Weather

    We worry a lot about driving in winter, but sometimes fall can be just as dangerous. Falling leaves and freezing rain make roads slick, while increased fog and shorter days reduce visibility. These tips will help you reduce your risk when driving this autumn. Fall Maintenance There are a few things you can do to

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