Every driver on the roads in Wisconsin is counting on other drivers to be in control of their faculties, obey the rules of the road, and be alert for obstacles. When a person gets behind the wheel of a car after drinking, they are forgetting about everyone else on the road and selfishly risking the lives of everyone around them. Driving drunk dramatically increases the possibility of having a car accident.
Nearly everyone in Wisconsin was told at least once when they were a kid that you should always look both ways before crossing the street. It seems to be one of the more common sense things that our parents taught us in our youths but with more and more people getting injured or killed due to auto-pedestrian accidents, it would seem that adults may need a refresher course.
Wisconsin police officers assume a certain amount of risk while on duty. They know that the possibility of being injured or killed is very real every time they go on a call. In fact, it's typically just part of the job. But what about when they are off duty? Unfortunately, police officers are just as likely to be involved in a car accident off duty as anyone else.
Car accidents can be a life-changing moment in anyone's life, and in the event of a fatal car crash, this couldn't be closer to the truth.
As most Wisconsin drivers know, having something go wrong with a vehicle while driving it can be scary. In that moment of panic, most drivers do whatever they can to get off the road as quickly as possible. Getting off the road is a good idea, but it has to be done safely in order to avoid a car accident.
No one has to tell residents of Wisconsin, or in any other state, how jarring car accidents can be. Whether a simple fender bender or a fatal car crash, everyone involved is affected in some way.
Most people who ride bicycles enjoy breathing the fresh Wisconsin air and admiring the scenery. Of course, riding a bicycle is also good exercise, but for some, that is just an added benefit. One obvious difficulty with riding a bicycle is having to share the streets with other vehicles. Bicyclists are vulnerable to being involved in a bicycle accident just like any other vehicle on the road.
Last September, students and faculty of one Fond Du Lac school were saddened to hear that a former teacher of theirs was struck and killed by a drunk driver while riding his bike along the side of the road.