On Thursday, September 22, 2016, there were two car accidents in Milwaukee in which speed played a serious factor. The car accidents resulted in two deaths and one person person being severly injured.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation recently completed a survey about seat belt usage in Wisconsin. After completing the survey, the Wisconsin Department of Transporation found that seat belt use is about 88%. This is the highest percentage of seat belt use that Wisconsin has ever recorded.
The automobile company, Chrysler, has issued a recall on 1.9 million vehicles. The recall is because of defective airbags and seatbelts that are in the vehicles. The defects have been linked to 3 deaths.
The month of August 2016 was a month of safe driving in Wisconsin. August 2016 saw the fewest amount of driving fatalities in Wisconsin since World War II.
On Monday, September 12, 2016 a school bus carrying 20 elementary school children and their bus driver in Maryland caught on fire. Smoke and flames erupted from the school bus, which was pulled over on the side of the road.
Have you ever wondered how you can know whether or not you're a good driver? There are a plethora of apps that you can download onto your smartphone to help to ascertain the answer.
Many schools in Wisconsin have started classes for the 2016-2017 school year. The start of the school year increases the amount of pedestrians and traffic in school zones.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall for Step-It activity wristabnds that were included in Happy Meals from McDonald's as featured toy.
Wisconsin Law enforcement will be working hard to combat drunk driving through their "Drive Sober or Gett Pulled Over" campaign. The campaign began on August 19th and will continue through September 5th.
Texting and driving is a prevalent problem within the United States. It is common to see other drivers using their phones while driving, and sometimes even you may use your phone while driving.