Michigan Vehicle Accidents News & Facts | Goodwin & Scieszka

When you look back at the early days of the pandemic, what are some of the things you remember most about that time? For many people, that answer might be about how quiet and deserted the streets were because of the stay-at-home orders that had recently gone into effect. With so many people working from

Cell phones have become a major part of our day-to-day lives, but when a person is behind the wheel, it’s best for their phones to be kept on silent or set on “Do Not Disturb” mode so that drivers aren’t tempted to look at them while driving. Or, better yet, be kept someplace like a

For many people, when they look back at the time they spent in high school, they might have fond memories of sneaking in some alcohol. Often, when teenagers get a hold of alcohol, they get it from a parent or another adult who simply doesn’t think underaged drinking is a big deal, because they want

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

When parents have children who enjoy spending time playing outside, safety is always going to be a big concern. Reckless drivers can easily put children in danger and parents need to worry about making sure their children don’t play too close to the road and know not to run into the street. But when you

Distracted driving is a far too common occurrence. According to the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning, 2,782 Michigan car crashes in 2019 involved cell phone use. But it’s important to remember that cell phones are just one way distracted driving can occur. Distracted driving can also involve eating or drinking, adjusting a GPS system,

Long before services like Uber and Lyft came along, organized carpools were a common way for people to get to and from work or to help kids get to and from school and team practices. And even as those ridesharing services grew in popularity, carpools remained a convenient way to get around, particularly when people

When you’ve been injured in a car accident, some of the damages you could be eligible to collect don’t necessarily come with a price tag. Damages like car repairs, medical care, and lost income are pretty easy to prove because they come with documentation to prove the exact value of those losses. Those types of

No matter what your personal driving habits are like, there’s a good chance that you spend a good amount of time driving in residential neighborhoods. Even though many people drive in residential areas on a daily basis, it’s very important to not become complacent. When people frequently drive the same routes, they often zone out

For years, Michigan has had a reputation for having some of the highest rates for auto insurance premiums in the country and one thing that was commonly blamed for those high costs was Michigan’s old no-fault law. Under Michigan’s old no-fault auto insurance law, all Michigan drivers were required to carry insurance that included unlimited

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