Each school day parents throughout the state of Wisconsin entrust the safety of their children to the individuals behind the wheel of the busses that transport them to school. Most days the trip to school is uneventful. Other times however, it is possible that a bus could be involved in a motor vehicle accident with another car on the road. This occurred earlier this month on a Wisconsin road.
Drunk driving remains a serious problem in Wisconsin, and in 2012 was responsible for one out of every three traffic deaths in the state.
Losing a loved one in a car accident causes a certain pain that no one should ever have to experience. What makes these accidents even harder to take is when a defective automobile was responsible for the fatality.
Wisconsin is currently being hit with another powerful winter storm, which could result in a foot of snow in the northwestern part of the state and blizzard conditions elsewhere.
Uber is a tech-based ridesharing company that connects passengers and drivers using a smartphone app. While not yet available in Wisconsin, the company offers its services in most major cities, including Minneapolis.
This weekend is Super Bowl Sunday, which means that many people in Wisconsin and the rest of the country will be drinking while they watch the big game. It also means that some of these people will make the bad decision to get behind the wheel of their vehicles after they have had too much to drink, and a few of these individuals will end up causing fatal car accidents.
As Wisconsin residents are well aware, it is not uncommon to see pedestrians out and about along the roadways. Because of this, it is absolutely crucial that vehicle drivers pay attention and are aware of pedestrians when present. Negligent or distracted drivers may not see pedestrians, which often results in auto-pedestrian accidents. These collisions can result in serious injuries or fatalities, so practicing appropriate safety measures is crucial for both pedestrians and drivers.
A man was arrested in Wisconsin after allegedly causing an accident that injured another driver. According to police, the man will face charges of operating while intoxicated causing injury, a felony. While this might result in the man serving significant time in prison and paying fines, it doesn't help a person the victim of the accident.
Hundreds of people were killed on Wisconsin roads in 2013. According to a report, 527 people died in accidents, but this was 12 percent lower than the 601 fatalities in 2012. Overall the number of crashes dropped by around 19,000.
Holiday celebrations often involve the consumption of alcohol. Statistics aren’t necessary to know this, experience is generally enough of an indicator. Consuming some holiday spirits certainly isn’t unreasonable, but it is when an individual decides to get behind the wheel that it becomes incredibly dangerous.