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How Parking Lot Accidents Happen and Who Is At Fault

Key Points of This Article: According to The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, an average of 91,000 people will be injured annually in parking lot accidents, and 35% are nonoccupants. Parking lot accidents should be treated like any other car, truck, bicycle, or pedestrian accident when injuries are sustained, or property is damaged. Some people will […]

Wayne & Kent Counties Earn Top Rankings For Speed-Related Crashes in Michigan

Key Points of This Article: In Michigan, excessive speed is a factor in nearly 20% of all fatalities in motor vehicle crashes and 16% of suspected serious injuries. Drivers who speed are likely to have more aggressive driving habits that put other motorists, pedestrians, motorcyclists, and bicyclists at risk. The highest number of excessive speed […]

Road Rage Accidents In Michigan

Key Points of This Article: Rage-filled driving behaviors could be caused by factors entirely unrelated to traffic conditions, such as when a person may be facing a crisis related to their personal life, or when driving distracted or impaired. Aggressive driving statistics shared by NHTSA show that 50% of victims of aggressive driving behavior will respond […]

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 […]

How Parents Can Help Their Children Avoid Car Accidents

Synopsis The ‘100 Deadliest Days’ is the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when more people are killed in crashes involving a teen driver than any other time of the year. Michigan State Police data analyzed by the University of Michigan shows teens who choose to participate in distracted driving activities remain the most […]

12 Ways to Avoid Driving Distracted in 2019

Synopsis University of Michigan researchers have concluded that distracted driving crashes now tally twice as high as drunk driving accidents across the state. Motor vehicle operators who take their eyes off the road for more than two seconds automatically double their risk of a crash and killing themselves or others. Approximately nine lives are lost […]