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
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
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,
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
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
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
Whether it’s a car accident case, a slip and fall, a dog bite, or medical malpractice, one of the most common questions people have about personal injury lawsuits is this: How long do I have to file my lawsuit? Generally speaking, one of the best things you can do if you’ve been injured is get
Emergency service workers like paramedics, police officers, and firefighters all have very hard jobs to do. But since a large part of their jobs involve spending time on the road and quickly responding to urgent, life-or-death situations, other drivers on the road can make their jobs even riskier. Every year, tens of thousands of car
Michigan’s no-fault auto insurance laws have long been a hot topic amongst lawmakers and after years of ongoing debate, Governor Gretchen Whitmer recently officially signed a bill into law that will overhaul the state’s auto insurance laws. Since 1973, Michigan has had a unique system of no-fault auto insurance that was intended to lower costs
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If you’re ever in a car accident with a commercial truck, one thing you’re bound to quickly find out is that it isn’t like dealing with an ordinary car accident. When you’re in a car accident with another car, you’re typically only dealing with the driver/owner of the other car. But when you’re in an
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