Holiday Travel: Tips To Consider Before You Hit The Highway

As we continue with our ongoing “Holiday Travel” series we turn our attention to the highways and bi-ways that you may be hitting on your way to spend Christmas at grandma’s house, or Hanukkah with Uncle Mel, or Kwanzaa with cousin Alicia. It goes without saying that the holidays are stressful enough without having to deal with travel disasters. So with that in mind before you buckle up and hit the road consider these tips designed to keep you safe this busy holiday travel season: 1. Know where you’re going. If you are flying to your aunt’s new home in … Continue reading

My Hydroplaning Horror Story

I just had the most frightening experience. Currently, a monster storm is sitting and spinning over Wisconsin (actually, much of the Great Lakes region). We are experiencing heavy rain, high winds and in some places, dense fog. Unfortunately, my young daughter and I had to venture out into the wicked weather. I have driven in similar conditions before and really didn’t think too much of my decision prior to leaving the house. I wish I had. Traffic was moving at a pretty good clip considering the conditions. I was traveling in the right lane of a two-lane highway at the … Continue reading