Category: Auto Safety

September 21, 2022

The Michigan teen driving laws are based on graduated licensing to eventually obtain a full driver’s license without driving restrictions. Most teenagers begin with driving restrictions, a temporary driving instruction permit, and a driving examination. The purpose behind the Michigan teen driving laws are to impose a series of graduated restrictions aimed at keeping young …

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August 23, 2022

Michigan school zone speed limit laws require drivers to reduce their speed by as much as 20 mph when they are near a school either in the morning when school starts or in the afternoon after school lets out. Speeders will face a fine and points on their license and possible criminal penalties if they …

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June 29, 2022

The dangers of distracted driving put distracted drivers and everyone else on the road at risk of being injured or killed. Because distraction takes a driver’s attention and mind off the road, distracted drivers are drastically more likely to cause a serious car accident. Studies show distracted driving can be as dangerous as drunk driving. …

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June 21, 2022

Michigan’s distracted driving laws prohibit drivers on Michigan roads from texting while driving. This applies to all drivers. In addition, truck drivers, school bus drivers and some teen drivers also  cannot use or talk on a cell phone while they are driving.  Penalties for violating Michigan’s distracted driving laws will depend on whether a person …

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June 9, 2022

The electric skateboard laws in Michigan generally require riders to follow the same traffic laws that apply to cars and trucks, except that electric skateboards can be driven on both certain roads and on sidewalks. They also cannot be driven at more than 25 mph. Riders must be 12 or older. Helmets must be worn …

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June 3, 2022

The consequences of distracted driving in Michigan if you violate the texting while driving law is generally a “civil infraction” and a $100 fine – with no points on your driver’s license. However, if you cause a crash that injures or kills someone, you may face jail time, a large fine and points on your …

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June 2, 2022

The distracted driving statistics show that auto accidents involving distracted drivers have increased 11% in the U.S. and 27% in Michigan over the last five years. Distracted driving is defined as any activity that diverts a driver’s attention from watching the road and driving safely. The distracted driving statistics for both the U.S. and Michigan …

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April 19, 2022

Distracted driving includes anything that takes away a driver’s focus and attention from the road. Distractions most often today involve drivers using a cell phone, whether that involves texting, talking, streaming, or even using apps while driving. It is a widespread danger that is unfortunately getting worse every year. Car crashes where the driver’s focus …

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April 12, 2022

April is distracted driving awareness month. Let’s use this time to save lives and prevent car accidents. Distracted driving is as dangerous as drunk driving. It poses serious dangers for all drivers, but especially teen drivers. Research has shown that a driver’s risk of being involved in a car accident increases dramatically when he or …

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