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Seven tips for making driving at night easier and safer

Posted by Scott Stueber on Nov 1, 2016 1:15:51 PM


Because the days are getting shorter, we start doing a lot more things in the dark. Walking the dog, running or biking, last-minute yard work, and driving are just a few.

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Was your home flooded? Here are some tips to safely clean it

Posted by Scott Stueber on Mar 22, 2016 2:42:11 PM

As our weather patterns change and we move from winter to spring, flooding is a common phenomenon. Unfortunately flooding can happen without warning and isn’t covered by standard homeowner’s or renter’s insurance policies.

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Are you prepared to spend 22 hours in your car?

Posted by Scott Stueber on Feb 2, 2016 11:02:26 AM

I’m sure you’ve seen recent images from winter storm Jonas. As I looked at them, I found it hard to imagine. I’ve never experienced that kind of snowfall in Southeast Wisconsin.

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Eight ways to embrace winter with your family

Posted by Scott Stueber on Jan 19, 2016 10:32:57 AM

Last fall, I decided to embrace the winter season by picking an outdoor activity to enjoy. For years, I considered snowshoeing. Unfortunately, we haven’t received much snow this winter.

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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.

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84 tips to keep your family safe this fall

Posted by Scott Stueber on Nov 3, 2015 12:30:00 PM

I recently met a couple from California who were in Wisconsin visiting family. I shared with them how much we enjoyed visiting California and talked about the different cities we visited and some of the things we experienced. They told me how lucky my family and I are to live in the Midwest. They don’t experience significant season changes where they live so they really enjoyed our fall colors and the cooler temperatures.

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Flood Insurance: What’s covered and what’s not

Posted by Scott Stueber on May 26, 2015 12:31:32 PM

The news media spends countless hours reporting the devastation and destruction severe weather causes. Think of all the images you’ve seen in the last year for tornadoes, floods, blizzards, ice storms etc. Now pick which one you think creates the most damage.

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Is your family prepared for a power outage?

Posted by Scott Stueber on May 12, 2015 8:43:00 AM

Severe storms containing high wind, hail, and lightning, can knock out power quickly. If this happens at your home, are you prepared?

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Weather Myths: What you need to know

Posted by Scott Stueber on Apr 14, 2015 9:09:35 AM

As the temperatures begin to rise, severe storms start to make headlines around the nation. When I was growing up, I remember the weather myth that you should keep your windows cracked if a tornado is in your area to equalize the pressure. Is this true or a myth?

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Expert Interview tip #2: Winter braking with Road America

Posted by Scott Stueber on Mar 3, 2015 9:09:00 AM

Do you pump your brakes? If you have an anti-lock braking system in your car, do you understand how to use it correctly?

Kevin Greenwald, a retired police officer and driving instructor at Road America, discusses how to brake safely when driving in winter weather.

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