Category: Auto Safety

February 24, 2022

Leaving the scene of an accident in Michigan is a crime. The penalties include fines, jail and driver’s license points and suspension. A driver who has been involved in a crash must: (1) stop; (2) provide personal information; (3) present a driver’s license; and (4) help secure medical aid for anyone injured. The crime of …

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February 16, 2022

Michigan drunk driving accident statistics show that drivers with more than the legal limit of alcohol in their systems are 7 times more likely to be in a fatal crash and 6 to 17 times more likely to be killed. 30% of all fatal crashes in Michigan are alcohol-related and occur between the hours of …

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February 10, 2022

If you are not a Michigan resident, but you drive your out-of-state vehicle for more than 90 days in Michigan, you will need to register your vehicle with the Michigan Secretary of State. Otherwise, you could be found guilty of a misdemeanor and ordered to pay a $100 fine and/or face up to 90 days …

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January 26, 2022

It’s January, so let’s discuss the Michigan cell phone law 2022 and make this the safest year yet. Key takeaways are that it is against the law for any driver in Michigan to text while driving. Talking on the phone while driving is banned only for teens on a driver’s permit, truck drivers and school …

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January 11, 2022

The best way to survive a snowstorm in your car is to be prepared and have a plan for what to do to keep you and your family safe. Your snowstorm safety plan should include: (1) emergency supplies; (2) remaining inside your vehicle; (3) staying warm; and (4) being able to call and signal rescuers …

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December 28, 2021

The child car seat safety tips that you need to know include: (1) the legal requirements for car seats; (2) what type of seat is appropriate for your kid’s age; (3) where your kid should be seated in the car; (4) no winter coats; (5) the danger of “used” car seats; and (6) stay vigilant …

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November 24, 2021

Knowing about the Michigan social host liability law will help you protect your guests, your community and your family. Preventing minors from consuming alcohol in your home is the law. Failure to do so in your own home exposes you to legal liability in the event that tragedy strikes. Under Michigan law, if a social …

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October 15, 2021

National teen driver safety week, which runs from October 17th to the 23rd, is the perfect time to emphasize teaching teens about the dangerous behaviors that put young drivers at risk, such as distracted driving, speeding, drunk driving and not wearing seat belts.  National teen driver safety week is something we all need to take …

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October 1, 2021

Generally, you can pass a school bus in Michigan if it is in motion or its red lights are not flashing. However, if it has stopped and its red lights are flashing, then you must stop and wait until it resumes motion and turns off its lights. Unlawfully driving around one will result in fines, …

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