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28 teens died from road accidents in Wisconsin last year

Wisconsin’s Department of Transportation recently reported that road accidents claimed 28 teen lives and injured over 5,000 young people in 2013, htrnews.com reported on October 24.

Manitowoc Police Sergeant Bruce Jacobs stated that factors like inexperience, in addition to intoxicated driving, excessive speeding and distracted driving, increases the risk of teenage involvement in car accidents. Sgt. Jacobs stressed that easy access to alcohol is a still a “big problem.” Lisa Geiger of Manitowoc Advantage Driving School also wanted teens to understand the importance of putting down their cellphones while driving. Geiger pointed out that drivers aged 16-19 are the most likely demographic to cause vehicular accidents. This report highlights the importance of defensive driving and reminds parents to set a good example.

The lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier know that in Green Bay alone many people die or suffer injuries in accidents caused by reckless drivers. If this happens to you, our lawyers may possibly help you recover your loss by pursuing irresponsible parties. Call us today at 800-242-2874 to find out how we may advocate for you.

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