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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 […]

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 […]

Autonomous Vehicle Hits and Kills Pedestrian

Pedestrian Death Raises New Questions About Autonomous Vehicle Regulations Several national news outlets have reported that a 48-year-old Arizona woman died after being hit by a self-driving Volvo XC90 SUV operated by Uber, in what appears to be the first known death of a pedestrian struck by an autonomous vehicle on a U.S. road. Police […]

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 […]

Pedestrian Accidents More Common During Holiday Shopping Season

Parking Lot Accidents Rise Around the Holidays Making your way happily through the store parking lot after you just scored that discounted holiday gift might not raise an extra-cautious eye for most drivers and pedestrians, but public parking lots are a hot bed for crashes with pedestrians this time of year. The Independent Insurance Agents and […]

3 Biggest Causes of Injuries on Halloween Night

Three Reasons Child Injuries Are High on Halloween Night For the Michigan families who will be celebrating Halloween this year, many are sure to be busy preparing costumes for a spooky-fun night Trick-or-Treating from the communities of Kalamazoo to Detroit. Sadly, one of the most fun night outs can also be considered one of the […]

Pedestrian Accidents Spike During Summer Months

Pedestrian Accidents On The Rise During Summer Months With more discretionary travel time for vacations, festivals, road trips, summer get-togethers, and outdoor exercising, mixed with more drivers and pedestrians seen with the cell phone’s iconic hold, pedestrian accidents often see a hike in the summer months creating havoc on the roadways and lifelong personal injuries. […]

Motorcyclist in Fatal Roseville Accident Charged

Last weekend, 14-year-old Ryan Mannes was playing Pokemon with friends when he allegedly walked out onto 11 Mile Road to capture one of the game’s creatures. Investigators say he was on his way back to the sidewalk when a motorcycle driven by Cody Leonard Soucie hit him. Ryan Mannes was pronounced dead at the scene […]