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New study reveals impact of weaker mandatory motorcycle helmet laws

In 2012, Michigan replaced a universal motorcycle helmet law by passing a partial mandatory motorcycle helmet law. The new law only required helmets for drivers under 21 that still had a learner’s permit and had been driving for less than

Posted in Motorcycle Accidents

Will Driverless Cars Make Janesville Roads Safer?

According to the National Safety Council, an estimated 38,300 people were killed in car accidents in 2015, with another 4.4 million left injured. In 2016, 18 individuals died in Janesville traffic accidents alone. Of the people who were killed last year,

Posted in Car Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents

Will The New ‘Textalyzer’ Device Help Prevent Distracted Traffic Accidents?

On December 2nd of 2015, two Tennessee buses engaged in a major collision that killed 2 young girls and an aspiring teacher. It was later discovered that James Davenport, one of the bus drivers, had sent and received several texts

Posted in Car Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents

Wisconsin Ranks in Top 5 of Most Dangerous States for Drunk Driving

According to a study by carinsurance.com, Wisconsin ranks as the fourth most dangerous state for drunk driving. The study looks at multiple factors causing drunk driving including: level of alcohol consumption, severity of DUI laws, cost per drunk driving fatality

Posted in Car Accidents, Drunk Driving

How to Detect and Prevent Elder Abuse

Taking care of our loved ones as they age represents an important yet daunting task that requires careful planning, consideration and information. We want to help provide a safe and secure space for the people we love most as they

Posted in Medical Expenses, Personal Injuries, Wrongful Death

Keeping Kids Safe Around Cars off the Road

According to statistics provided by the Kids and Cars foundation, the most prominent cause of death for children involved with non-traffic related car accidents is being backed over by a vehicle. A new campaign created in collaboration with the California

Posted in Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injuries

5 Ways to Avoid Bicycle Collisions

The winter season is ending and warmer weather lays ahead which means bikers across Wisconsin are preparing to get their bikes back on the road. As you dust off your seats and tune up your bikes, now is also a

Posted in Personal Injuries, Serious Injury

Increased Speed Limits Fuel Debates on Traffic Safety Initiatives

In recent years, speed limits across the country have been on the rise. The fastest speed limits in the country can be found in Texas where many major roads now have an 85-mph speed limit. As traffic-related deaths continue to

Posted in Traffic law

Unbuckled Seat belts and Excessive Speed Continue to Threaten Drivers’ Safety on the Roads

Despite increased initiatives and efforts to curb traffic-related deaths, recent statistics released by the National Security Council estimate 40,200 people died in traffic related deaths in 2016. The newly released statistics show a 7 percent increase from 2015 and mark

Posted in Car Accidents, Drunk Driving, Motor Vehicle Accidents

Changes to Trucking Regulations Spark Mixed Response

Trucking accidents, often resulting from fatigued drivers, make up a significant portion of all traffic related accidents each year. On average, there are 4,000 large truck related fatalities each year and the regulations put into place to combat those accidents

Posted in Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injuries

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