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10 Things You May Not Know About Michigan Drunk Drivers

Key Points of This Article: With 35% of fatal crashes involving a driver impaired by alcohol, drunk driving continues to be a cyclical traffic safety issue for drivers across all U.S. states, but especially here in the Midwest, where alcohol-related driving deaths are on the rise. Michigan State Police statistics show that nearly half of all fatal […]

Wayne & Kent Counties Earn Top Rankings For Speed-Related Crashes in Michigan

Key Points of This Article: In Michigan, excessive speed is a factor in nearly 20% of all fatalities in motor vehicle crashes and 16% of suspected serious injuries. Drivers who speed are likely to have more aggressive driving habits that put other motorists, pedestrians, motorcyclists, and bicyclists at risk. The highest number of excessive speed […]

8 Things You Need to Know About Driving High in Michigan

Key Points of This Article: Even though purchasing marijuana for recreational use is legal in Michigan, driving while high is not. Marijuana and other drugs contribute to nearly three million people injured in car accidents every year. As more states make recreation use of marijuana legal, authorities say the crash numbers are expected to grow. Michigan […]

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 […]

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 […]