<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=1148227851863248&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">
toggle mobile navigation

Back-up cameras: Not as safe as you think

Posted by Scott Stueber on Oct 18, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Isn’t technology great? Every day we see new technology that makes our lives better, more efficient, and safer. Cellphones have facetime capabilities and great cameras. Fitbits track our active lifestyles. Hover boards ... who wouldn’t want one? Back-up cameras in our vehicles help us see things we normally wouldn’t.

Read More

Keep your college student safe with these moped safety tips

Posted by Scott Stueber on Aug 30, 2016 11:41:39 AM

If you’ve ever been to a college town, it’s common to see bicyclists and moped riders everywhere. Both forms of transportation make it easy and affordable for college kids to get around.

Read More

Roadside Assistance: Do you really need it?

Posted by Scott Stueber on Jul 19, 2016 11:52:02 AM

Have you ever been stranded on the side of the road because your car stopped working or you had an empty gas tank, flat tire, or dead battery? If you are on your way to a vacation destination, this is definitely NOT fun.

Read More

Summer driving danger and your teenager

Posted by Scott Stueber on Jun 28, 2016 11:45:09 AM

Summer is officially here! Unfortunately, for teen drivers, this is the deadliest time of year.

Read More

Road America and West Bend Keep Teen Drivers Safe

Posted by Scott Stueber on May 24, 2016 11:01:42 AM

As a parent of a teen driver, I know how nerve racking it can be when your child gets a license and begins to drive without you in the car, too. While both teens and parents enjoy the newfound freedom, parents need to remain cautious and continue to teach. You can’t rely only on what they learned in driver’s education.

Read More

What everyone must know about auto recalls

Posted by Scott Stueber on May 3, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Auto recalls have become very prevalent in the news the past few years. It seems like every other week, a manufacturer is announcing a recall. The Takata air bag and GM’s ignition switch recalls are two of the big ones as of late.

Read More

No more mistakes when replacing windshield wipers

Posted by Scott Stueber on Apr 26, 2016 10:29:41 AM

Sometimes you have to buy things that aren’t very exciting or enjoyable. Gas, car repairs, and, of course, insurance all make the lackluster purchase list.

Read More

Winter safety: How to keep children safe in their car seats

Posted by Scott Stueber on Jan 26, 2016 9:00:00 AM

It’s been several years since I’ve had to put my girls in their car seats; however, I do remember that during the winter months, they were usually wearing winter coats and snow pants. My wife and I wanted to make sure they were warm when we transported them between our house and daycare. We also wanted them dressed appropriately in case our car broke down. This meant I had to loosen up the safety straps so they’d fit in the seat.

Read More

Register today for Road America’s Winter Driving School

Posted by Scott Stueber on Jan 12, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Those of us in the Midwest face many types of driving conditions during the winter months ... rain, sleet, ice, hail, and snow, sometimes all in the same day! It can be stressful for experienced adults to navigate in these weather conditions, so imagine (or remember) how tough it can be for inexperienced teen drivers.

Road America’s Winter Driving School, sponsored by West Bend, can teach you and your family members how to safely navigate the roadways this winter.

Read More

Nine tips for storing your “fun summer car” for the winter

Posted by Scott Stueber on Nov 17, 2015 7:00:00 AM

If you live in the Midwest, you probably noticed a flurry of activity in your neighborhood. Neighbors are busy raking leaves, preparing their patio furniture for winter, and bringing in hose reels.

If you have a fun summer car and you don’t want it to see winter road salt, now is the time to prepare it for winter storage. Unfortunately, the nice warm temperatures are probably gone until next spring.

Read More
 

Subscribe to Email Updates