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Drunk Driving Season Begins on Thanksgiving Eve in Michigan

Key Points in This Article: Every day, almost 30 people in the United States die in drunk-driving crashes — that’s one person every 48 minutes. From 2012 to 2016, over 800 people died in alcohol-impaired car crashes throughout the Thanksgiving holiday, from Wednesday evening to Monday morning. Historically, the night before Thanksgiving is the most popular bar [...]

By |2019-11-26T22:49:41+00:00November 18th, 2019|Auto Accidents, Drunk Driving|0 Comments

Fatal Buggy Accident in Branch County Caused By Drunk Driver

Synopsis On Friday, June 7, 2019, a fatal collision occurred involving a drunk pickup truck driver and a horse-drawn buggy carrying five children and two adults. Three of the children died as a result of the crash. The tragedy happened in the Amish populated community of Michigan's Algansee Township in Branch County. The carriage took [...]

Time Around the Holidays is a Hotbed for Drunk Driving & Other Risky Behaviors

Michigan Traffic Fatalities Doubled Over 2018 Holiday Season Operation C.A.R.E. (Crash Awareness and Reduction Efforts) is a national safe driving campaign aimed at reducing traffic crashes and fatalities on U.S. highways and is led by state and highway patrol agencies from all 50 states. The lifesaving program began in 1977 as a collaborative effort between [...]

Michigan Man Dies After Rear-Ending Snow Plow

Upper Peninsula Man Dies in County Snowplow Accident Michigan drivers may be better than most at driving in heavy snow, ice, and slush yet tragic accidents still occur each year and some ironically involve work vehicles assigned to the state-maintained highway system to protect drivers from snow and ice buildups. Authorities in Ontonagon County recently [...]

Halloween a Dangerous Holiday for Walkers

Halloween Drunk Driving Accidents Involving Pedestrians on The Rise It’s time for Michigan families to celebrate Halloween with community Trick-or-Treating and plenty of fall festival events happening across the state. Tragically, these seasonal celebrations have triggered some of the most dangerous car accidents involving pedestrians, including children, making it one of the top three days of [...]

4 Factors Contributing to Teen Driver Crashes

National Teen Driver Safety Week is October 21st – 27th Motor vehicle wrecks continue to be a leading cause of death and injury for drivers ages 16 thru 19 with their likelihood of being involved in a fatal crash three times more than drivers 20 and older. And those statistics resonate here in Michigan too. [...]

By |2018-10-23T14:46:04+00:00October 21st, 2018|Auto Accidents, Drunk Driving, Michigan News, Tips|0 Comments

5 Different Driving Errors Exemplified By Michigan Accidents

5 Michigan Accidents Caused by Common Driver Errors Motor vehicle crashes that cause tragedy and hardship for the families of those killed and painful, lifelong injuries for survivors create havoc on Michigan’s city streets and highways each day. In 2017, traffic crash data provided by Michigan State Police (MSP) tallied 1,028 motor vehicle fatalities and [...]

Fatal Crash in LaSalle Township Likely Alcohol-Related

Alcohol Suspected in Double Fatal Accident in LaSalle Township Our attorneys were again saddened (but not shocked) to read of the recent double fatality involving what is believed to have been a head-on crash between a motorcycle and small passenger car in LaSalle Township. Accident reports read that both a 53-year-old driver of a motorcycle [...]

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 [...]

Best Wishes and Holiday Safety Tips From The Law Offices of Lee Steinberg

Wishing You A Joyous Holiday Filled with Fun Activities Through the New Year Seasons greetings from The Law Offices of Lee Steinberg! We hope you are spending the holiday season making wonderful, unforgettable memories. To be able to do this, you and your loved ones will need to stay injury-free by acting safely around the [...]