Category: Distracted Driving

July 13, 2010

Michigan personal injury attorney gives FAQs about the new anti-texting law I’ve received quite a few questions and e-mails about Michigan’s new texting while driving ban, and I know many of the other personal injury attorneys here have as well. As you know, the law was signed by Gov. Granholm on the Oprah show and …

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June 22, 2010

Michigan personal injury lawyer shares 5 car accident safety tips First, there is a great new development coming July 1, 2010: Our first text ban law designed to reduce distracted driving and therefore, serious car accidents and truck accidents. But just because there is a law taking effect that enables police officers ticket those drivers …

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June 18, 2010

Lawyers welcome new law that will prevent car accidents and save lives Come July 1, there are going to be a number of Michigan drivers who will need to change their ways behind the wheel. Writing, reading or sending electronic text messages while driving a car will become illegal. This ban on texting has been …

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May 18, 2010

Safety Tips for Teenage Drivers During National Youth Traffic Safety Month With springtime comes proms, graduations and the end of the school year. This can become a distracting and dangerous time for young drivers. They’re already at a much higher risk of causing a car accident due to inexperience and poor driving judgment. And they’re …

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April 30, 2010

Michigan Auto Accident Lawyers Urge Drivers to Join “No Phone Zone Day” On Tuesday, I announced the welcome news that Michigan has finally banned texting while driving. Today, Governor Granholm will sign the texting-while-driving ban on ‘Oprah.’ Like our auto accident attorneys, Oprah has been very vocal about the dangers of texting while driving. Recently, …

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April 27, 2010

Michigan lawyers welcome new law that will surely prevent car accidents and save lives After extensively blogging about the extreme dangers of texting while driving, I am elated to report that Michigan has adopted a legal ban on texting while driving a motor vehicle. With the new ban, drivers who text message can give legal …

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January 21, 2010

Accident Attorneys Urge Drivers to Take “No-Texting” Pledge Our car accident attorneys have seen far too many preventable car accidents resulting from distracted drivers texting and talking on cell phones. Research shows that talking on a cell phone while driving can have the same effect on perception and reaction timing as driving with four drinks …

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September 24, 2008

It’s no surprise that texting while driving on Michigan roads greatly increases the likelihood of getting into a serious car accident. But one recent tragedy is providing a shocking, real-life example — that automobile accident lawyers can also learn from. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a Los Angeles Metrolink commuter train crash, which …

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September 18, 2008

As lawyers helping Michigan drivers involved in serious car accidents and truck accidents, we know from very real cases how dangerous texting while driving can be. Yet the same people who would never drink and drive think nothing about how completely unsafe it is to text while driving. It is human nature to believe one …

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