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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 [...]

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 [...]

Where and When Michigan Motorcycle Crashes Happen Most Often

Synopsis Data from the Governors Highway Safety Association shows a total of 5,172 motorcyclists died in crashes in 2017 and accounted for 14 percent of all motor vehicle crash deaths. In Michigan, the number of motorcycle fatalities reported in 2017 was 142. Metro Detroit areas, including Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties average more than three [...]

How Should Michigan Test for Marijuana Impaired Drivers?

Synopsis Michigan voters approved the use of recreational marijuana last November, making it the 10th state and the first in the Midwest to legalize the drug derived from the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa. While several U.S. states have set a blood level for impaired driving due to THC, a chemical found in marijuana, recommendations have [...]

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 [...]

Police Cars Stopping to Help Motorists Hit in Two Separate Incidents

Michigan State Police Vehicles Hit While Responding to Winter Accidents According to recent MSP Metro Detroit accident reports, two Michigan State Police (MSP) trooper vehicles were hit after responding to an evening accident on southbound I-75 at Crooks Road in Troy and a separate incident on southbound M-10 at Meyers in Detroit. In Troy, the trooper [...]

By |2019-02-19T01:05:32+00:00February 15th, 2019|Auto Accidents, Detroit, Michigan News, Tips, Troy|0 Comments

10 Ways to Prevent Winter Driving Accidents

Messy Winter Accidents Remind Michigan Drivers to Clean Up Driving Skills Winter-related driving accidents are happening across the state, some resulting in deadly outcomes for drivers, passengers, and even pedestrians. In Monroe County, one driver died in a two-vehicle accident involving a semi-truck. A drunk driver took the life of a crash survivor in a [...]

By |2019-02-19T01:05:15+00:00February 7th, 2019|Auto Accidents, Personal Injury, Tips|0 Comments

What Do I Have To Prove In My Detroit Car Accident Injury Case?

Detroit Pain and Suffering Injury Cases Getting compensation following a car accident is not easy. Contrary to what people are told or mistakenly think, just because you are involved in a Michigan car wreck does not mean you get money. There are a number of elements one must prove before receiving compensation from the insurance [...]

I-94 Drowsy Driving Accident Part of a Larger Michigan Trend

Young, Drowsy Driver Causes Rollover Crash on I-94 Michigan State Police recently reported a 9 a.m., weekend rollover crash on Interstate 94, east of Telegraph Road, near Pelham Road. The accident report says the car was carrying four passengers, ages 19 to 33-years-old. The driver, a 20-year-old Melvindale resident, was believed to have been asleep [...]