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Michigan Looks to Strengthen Penalties Against Drivers Who Pass School Buses

Synopsis The highest injury risk for school-age children who take the bus happens while entering or exiting the bus and struck by another vehicle attempting to pass illegally. Local lawmakers are looking at harsher penalties under new bills in the state Legislature to prevent school bus-related accidents caused by motorists who knowingly or repeatedly pass […]

Michigan Speeding and Red-Light-Running Accidents

Synopsis Red-light runners and those drivers who choose to speed are increasingly becoming a crash risk problem on Michigan roadways, according to Michigan State Police. Thirty-two people were killed in an increasing number of red-light running crashes which hiked up 18.4 percent since 2014. In 2018, there were 31,003 accidents involving speeding, including excessive speeders […]

10 Back to School Safety Tips for Your Teen

Synopsis About 100 children in the United States are killed every year while traveling to or from school, and 25,000 others sustain serious injuries as a result of school zone crashes, according to Safe Kids Worldwide. Congested intersections and crosswalks, impaired drivers, inattentive and distracted drivers, as well as motorists who speed or drive too […]

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 […]

10 Dangerous Intersections in Monroe County, Michigan

Synopsis The community of Monroe was recently called out for being the worst Michigan city to drive in. 24/7 Wall St, a consumer website that analyses data and provides special reports requested by investors, provided the city ranking based on commuter times and traffic accident fatalities. A large number of daily commuters and dangerous intersections […]

What to Do in the Event of an Uber or Lyft Accident

New transportation options are becoming extremely popular across the state, including ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft. Unfortunately, there have been a series of incidents involving users of these companies being harmed by its driver’s negligence, resulting in serious motor vehicle accident injuries. The University of Chicago studied the rate of traffic deaths after the introduction of ride-sharing services and noted a nearly three percent increase in fatalities in cities using them.