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Why doesn’t Michigan treat texting while driving like drunk driving?

Posted on: December 16th, 2013 by Steven Gursten No Comments

Since texting while driving is as dangerous, shouldn’t texting be subject to the same punishment? If, as the science says, texting while driving a car is as dangerous – or even more dangerous than drinking and driving – then shouldn’t texting  be subject to the same harsh punishments as our society imposes today on drunk […]

Don't turn your holiday season into tragedy with drunk driving and drugged driving

Posted on: December 2nd, 2013 by Steven Gursten 1 Comment

December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month December is a time of celebrating family tradition and holiday parties, most of which are centered around lots of food and drink. Sometimes too much drink. Not to spoil the fun, but as an injury attorney who helps people in car accidents – many caused by […]

Drive sober or get pulled over

Posted on: December 17th, 2012 by Steven Gursten No Comments

A  personal story  from a Michigan woman whose life was changed forever after she was in a car accident caused by a drunk driver It’s important to remind ourselves during this holiday season of the slogan from National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month, that you must drive sober… or you will get pulled over. […]

Drunk driving car accidents and deaths in Macomb County, Michigan

Posted on: July 22nd, 2011 by Steven Gursten No Comments

Statistics on drunk driving car accidents in Macomb County, from our auto attorneys I’ve been writing about the latest Michigan drunk driving statistics. I’ve been focusing on this topic because drunk driving fatalities occur the most during Michigan summers, especially in the month of July. These statistics come from a list of drunk driving car […]

Michigan drunk driving and fatal car accident statistics

Posted on: June 25th, 2011 by Steven Gursten 1 Comment

Michigan accident attorney discusses fatal motor vehicle crashes caused by drunk drivers The real tragedy behind drunk driving deaths is that they are always preventable. Now there are new laws in Michigan targeting “drunker” drivers. But even twice the punishment and fines are not enough to deter people from drinking and driving. The accident attorneys […]

Strengthening Michigan DUI laws could reduce car accident deaths

Posted on: June 6th, 2011 by Steven Gursten No Comments

Injury lawyer discusses ways to prevent car accidents, including the use of ignition interlock devices University of Michigan fans, including myself, were disappointed this month when star wide receiver Darryl Stonum was arrested for his second citation for driving under the influence of alcohol. Stonum’s first DUI arrest was much earlier in his Wolverine career, […]

Dangers of teen drunk driving – fictional tales of death and tragedy

Posted on: May 11th, 2011 by Steven Gursten No Comments

Auto accident attorney shares high school ‘Scared Straight’ simulation program that uses police, grim reaper and mock obituaries to deter teenage drunk driving As a Michigan auto accident attorney, I’ve seen first-hand the devastating, tragic consequences of how drunk driving can shatter lives. And I believe we should be doing whatever it takes to deter […]

Another needless car accident at the hands of a drunk driver

Posted on: December 22nd, 2010 by Steven Gursten No Comments

Personal injury lawyer shares reader comment about the importance of sober driving in Michigan With the new Michigan law that targets drunker drivers, there has been a lot of discussion from our personal injury attorneys about the importance of safe and sober driving – especially around the holidays. We’ve received a comment from one of […]

New Michigan drunk driving law targets "drunker" drivers

Posted on: December 9th, 2010 by Steven Gursten 1 Comment

Auto accident attorneys says those with a higher blood alcohol content will be punished more severely “Obliterated driving” has become its own crime in Michigan, as new laws are targeting extremely intoxicated motorists in efforts to prevent car accidents and save lives. Michigan’s Driving with a High Bodily Alcohol Content law includes stronger penalties for […]

Avoiding car accidents on Thanksgiving weekend

Posted on: November 23rd, 2010 by Steven Gursten No Comments

Auto accident attorney gives tips to keep you safe during Michigan’s “biggest bar night of the year” The night before Thanksgiving is the “biggest bar night of the year” in Michigan. Take a look at most bars and restaurants, and you’ll see them packed with people seeing old friends (which is great), and starting their […]

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