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Preparing For A Fall Motorcycle Ride In Michigan

Michigan is a popular group motorcycling destination, especially during the fall months when the seasonal colors are changing, and there are fewer motorists on the road. Decide on the best Michigan destination comfortable for all and review ride safety guidelines as a group to help ensure the smoothest ride for everyone. When riding as a [...]

Overview of Grand Rapids Bike Crashes

Synopsis In 2017, there were 783 bicyclists killed in car crashes in the United States. In Michigan, nearly 2,000 cyclists were injured, and the number of cyclists killed doubled. Grand Rapids has a fatal bike crash ratio that is almost three times higher than the state average, and Kent County ranks in the top three [...]

Pedestrian Injuries from Vehicles on the Rise in Michigan

Southeast Michigan Group Calls for Heightened Awareness After Rise in Serious Crash Injuries The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) recently released a report highlighting concerns about the rise in serious injuries resulting from crashes between motor vehicles and bicycles or pedestrians in the southeast corner of the state. While the number of traffic crashes [...]

Bad Driving Has Left Several Bicycling Children Dead in Michigan

Tragic Summer Bicycle Deaths Take Aim Against Bad Drivers Already this month, deadly Michigan bike accidents, all involving children, have become all too common due to poor driver decisions such as driving under the influence of alcohol, speeding, and driving without a license and proper road training. Mosherville Road in Hillsdale Michigan State Police are investigating a [...]

Avoid Michigan Bicycle Accidents With These Safety Tips

Beware of These Common Bike-Car Collisions Crash reports from local and state police are serving as good enough evidence that Michigan motorists are not really understanding the accident risks they are creating when sharing the road with bicyclists. Nearly 2,000 cyclists were injured on Michigan roads last year and the number of cyclists killed almost [...]

Changes Could Be Coming to Michigan’s Bike Laws

Will Michigan Lawmakers Finally Adopt Bike-Friendly Safety Laws? With each new year brings the hope for renewed laws and better protections for citizens. And in 2018, it’s been reported by the Associated Press that Michigan lawmakers are proposing to introduce what they call, “some of the nation's strictest bike-safety regulations and tough new penalties for [...]

Michigan Bike Accident – Tragedy and Solutions

Michigan Bicycle Accident Lawyers The tragic and absolutely devastating bicycle deaths that occurred near Kalamazoo last week highlight the growing problems bicyclists and motorists are facing on Michigan roadways. The accident occurred when a man driving a pickup truck plowed into a group of bicyclists. The collision results in the deaths of 5 bicyclists, with [...]

Driver Who Killed Cyclists Charged with Murder

Last Tuesday, a group of nine bicyclists who called themselves ‘The Chain Gang’ were hit by a pickup truck around 6:30 p.m. near Kalamazoo. The driver of the pickup, Charles Edward Pickett, Jr. of Battle Creek, Michigan, attempted to flee the scene on foot. Pickett, age 50, was apprehended by police a short distance from [...]

Metro Detroit Car Accidents Have Increased Over The Past 5 Years

Metro Detroit Car Accidents Lawyers Earlier this year, the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning revisited its Michigan Traffic Crash Facts for the Detroit Metro Area. The area includes Wayne County, Oakland County and Macomb County. The revised stats include car accident, traffic crash and fatality statistics between 2010 and 2014. The numbers are troubling. [...]

Michigan Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

Detroit Pedestrian Accident Lawyers Detroit Bicycle Accident Lawyers More people then ever are walking and riding bicycles to work. The increase has many benefits, including a decrease in obesity, risk of heart disease and stress. However there is a bad side effect from this active lifestyle, and that’s the recent increase in pedestrian and bicycle [...]

By |2017-07-19T15:56:08+00:00December 18th, 2015|Auto Accidents, Bicycle Accident, Pedestrian Accident|Comments Off on Michigan Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety