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Are Older Drivers Also Safer Drivers? (Part Two)

In our last post, we started discussing the results of a survey conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, especially in regard to how age plays a role in highway safety. Today, we take a closer look at some of the specific categories covered in the report.

Are Older Drivers Also Safer Drivers? (Part One)

Earlier this year, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety issued a report about driving-related trends from 2016. When the report came out, many news outlets looked at a single point of information in the report and published headlines such as "Millennial drivers are the worst." While the data point they picked appears to back up that assertion, that wasn't the main point of the report, and those articles neglected a significant portion of the report and other important trends.

Will Data Let Law Enforcement Predict The Future?

We've all read books or seen movies where governments or companies attempt to predict the future. While predicting the future seems like a far-fetched dream that will remain in the realm of science fiction, did you know that law enforcement in your backyard is trying to do exactly that.

What you should know about liability and company vehicles

If your car is hit by another vehicle due to the driver's negligence, it is usually the other driver that is liable for damages. When the vehicle that hit you is a company vehicle, however, that may not always be true. In some cases, it may actually be the employer's responsibility to pay for the damages.

Study finds your designated driver may be just as impaired as you

We've all heard the familiar phrase: don't drink and drive. For most of us here in Wisconsin, this is a common sense statement that needs no preface. Another common phrase encourages us to drive responsibly and find a designated driver. Seems simple enough. But according to a new study, about 40 percent of designated drivers consume at least some amount of alcohol before getting behind the wheel of a car. Furthermore, one-fifth of them may have been just as impaired as the people they were supposed to be bringing home safely.

Car accident reconstruction leads to charges for Wisconsin man

Back on July 2, 2012, a crash occurred in West Point where Highways 188 and 60 meet. One man died that day. Now, almost one year later, the Wisconsin State Patrol's car accident reconstruction has led to the other driver being charged with homicide in connection with the death of the other driver.

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