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A mother buckles her baby into a car seat.

For the first several years of a child’s life, they’re going to spend a lot of time in car seats and booster seats. Finding the right seats for their child is a challenge many parents need to deal with, to say nothing of making sure that seat is installed properly in their vehicles. While car

Teal bike leaning against a brick wall.

As the weather warms up in the springtime and early summer, you can always expect to see an increase in the number of bicyclists you see on the road. But over the past couple of years, biking has become an increasingly popular activity. In 2020, bikes were suddenly in high demand as people were looking

A person shoveling snow.

Snow. It’s an inevitable part of Michigan winters. Some years, we might get more snow than others. But even during milder winters, we still get some snow. And when And along with snow comes another chore: clearing it from your driveway and sidewalks. Clearing the snow from your sidewalks and driveway not only helps make

Mechanic takes notes while another person works under a car hood.

When people bring their cars in for repairs, they do so feeling like the mechanic’s shop is one of the safest places it could be. After all, the people who work there know cars inside and out and are supposed to be experts at taking good care of them, right? The last thing anyone expects

Truck and a car driving on a snowy road.

Every winter, there’s one question lots of Michigan drivers have: are we legally required to clear the snow off of our cars? The answer to this is yes, under Section 257.677a of the Michigan Vehicle Code. This part of the Michigan Vehicle Code plainly states that a person shall not remove, or cause to be

Fogged up window in a car.

Driving during the winter comes with a lot of annoyances. People often have to spend time brushing the snow off their car if they aren’t able to park in a covered area. It takes time for cars to warm up on cold days. That’s not even getting into the changes that people need to make

Woman with an injured leg after falling in the snow.

No matter what type of accident you’re injured in, there will be certain laws and legal concepts that apply to your case. For example, in many cases, there will very likely be a statute of limitations which restricts the amount of time you have to sue after an accident. But in certain types of cases,

Windshield wipers being used on a dark, rainy night.

To drive safely, one of the most important things you can have is a clear view of the road. No matter how far you’ll be driving, it’s absolutely essential to see what’s going on around you on all sides. This is something that’s so important, most states have laws prohibiting obstructing vision through windshields and

Changes to Michigan's No Fault Auto Laws infographic

Insurance coverage can be very confusing to understand, but it’s also something all Michigan drivers need to deal with. Recently, a series of changes to Michigan’s no-fault insurance law started going into effect which made some significant updates to a law that had been in place since the 1970s. So, what do these changes mean

Coronavirus

To say that the Coronavirus pandemic has completely disrupted society is a huge understatement. Everybody is experiencing changes in their life to some degree, whether it’s simply by working at home instead of in the office or not being able to attend an event you had been looking forward to. Unfortunately, many people are no

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