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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 […]

Data Shows Van Buren County Has a Dangerous Stretch of I-94

I-94 Crash Data Proves Greater Accident Risk in Van Buren County For several years, Michigan has been listed as a “Deadliest State” for snow and ice-related traffic fatalities by SafeWise, an organization that analyzes the number of fatal car crashes due to cold weather using the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s crash data. In 2017, […]

Thanksgiving Travel Tips from the Lee Steinberg Law Firm

Michigan Auto Accident Numbers Spike Over Thanksgiving Holiday The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that 37,133 people died in motor vehicle crashes in 2017, down 1.8 percent from 37,806 in 2016, the first decline since 2014. The bad news is all types of accidents involving Michigan motorists including motorcyclists, see a rise in alcohol-impaired and […]

Distracted Driving Statistics for 5 Michigan Communities

Michigan Distracted Driving Crashes Doubled Drunk Driving Accidents in 2017 University of Michigan researchers, using Michigan State Police traffic crash reports, concluded distracted driving crashes tallied twice as high as drunk driving across the state in 2017. Distracted driving resulted in 20,115 vehicle crashes while drunken driving and alcohol-related crashes peaked at 10,265. About 27 […]

9 Driving Tips to Make it Through the Commute Safely

Detroit Commuters Face Longer Drive Times Than Most of U.S. A study led by EducatedDriver.org found the average American works about 45 years of their life with a 52-minute commute each day. That equals out to 408 days sitting behind the wheel in traffic, adding riskier time on the road spent with reckless or distracted […]

6 Ways to Avoid School Zone Hazards

6 Tips for Safely Navigating School Zone Traffic It’s that time of year again. The school bags are stuffed, bus stops packed, and bike tires aired all in preparation to the back to school trek for Michigan’s 1.5 million school-age kids. Meanwhile, city roads continue to become increasingly congested at a growing number of key […]