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5 Trick-Or-Treating Dangers and Halloween Scares

Key Points in this Article: From Detroit to Ann Arbor, annual Halloween celebrations and trick-or-treating fun can unfortunately also be filled with tragedy due to negligent homeowners, pedestrian traffic, loose pets, and unsafe drivers. Unlike any other time of the year, the candy-collecting evening spent outdoors presents a collection of circumstances that together can pose [...]

How Do Pedestrian Accidents Happen?

Synopsis Official numbers from the National Highway Traffic Administration (NHTSA) show there were 5,977 pedestrians killed in U.S. traffic crashes in 2017. 156 pedestrians were killed in a Michigan traffic accident or crash in 2017, 28 of which occurred in the urban communities of Detroit. A preliminary report published by the Governors Highway Safety Association [...]

Detroit Leads Large Cities in Pedestrian Car Accident Deaths

In February of 2019, The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) released a preliminary report addressing the several causes for the increase in pedestrian fatalities nationwide. The report shows the number of pedestrians killed in motor vehicle crashes in 2018 was 6,227, the largest increase in more than three decades. Many factors contributed to the rise [...]

Michigan Pedestrian Car Accident Deaths On the Rise

Pedestrian Accidents in Michigan As we all know, pedestrians face dangerous conditions walking along Michigan roadways. Whether its avoiding deteriorating sidewalks and walkways, speeding cars or distracted drivers, walking across busy streets and avenues is not easy. According to a recent Detroit Free Press article, the problem is getting worse than ever, with a record [...]

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 [...]

Dangerous Michigan Intersection: University of Michigan’s Washtenaw Avenue and Hill Street

Driver and Pedestrian Safety Concerns Heighten at University of Michigan’s Washtenaw Avenue and Hill Street Intersection When most people drive or walk by the University of Michigan’s iconic painted “Rock” at the intersection of Washtenaw Avenue and Hill Street, the last thing they expect is to be involved in a dangerous car or pedestrian accident. [...]

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 [...]

Wayne County Man Wins Settlement Following Bicycle-Car Crash

Michigan Bicyclist Wins Large Settlement After Being Struck By Car The Law Offices of Lee Steinberg is happy to announce it has secured a six-figure settlement for a Wayne, Michigan man who was injured in a car wreck in Canton, Michigan. Our client was crossing at an intersection while riding his bicycle on the sidewalk [...]

Parking Lot Safety During Game Day

What to Do If Caught in a Game Day Parking Lot Accident As fall sporting events continue to take shape, Michigan drivers need to be on alert for increased traffic congestion, drivers unfamiliar with the area, heavier pedestrian foot traffic, drunk and impaired drivers, and motor vehicle operators who are aggressive or distracted. From high [...]

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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 [...]