Michigan Vehicle Accidents News & Facts | Goodwin & Scieszka

One of the first things people learn about driving is what the colored lights on a traffic signal mean. Even children understand that a green light means “go” and a red light means “stop,” but despite how widely understood this is, far too many car crashes every year are caused by drivers running red lights.

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

Nobody ever wants to have the experience of hitting an animal with their car, but it’s something that happens to many people every year. It’s a particularly common occurrence here in Michigan, with Farmers Insurance ranking Michigan as the state with the 7th highest number of car accidents involving animals during the fall months. But

Whether you’re driving at night or during the daytime, the lights on your car play a very valuable role in protecting you and other drivers on the road. Not only can they help you see better, they can provide other drivers with the information that can help them prevent a car crash. We all get

More quickly than ever before, technology is changing the way we drive our cars. If you haven’t shopped for a brand new car in a long time, you might be overwhelmed by how many new driver assistance systems are available now. Systems like automatic emergency braking, lane departure alerts, backup cameras, and blind spot alerts

During the winter months, one thing many people look forward to doing is heading out on their snowmobiles. Over 1.2 million snowmobiles are registered in the  United States and here in Michigan, there are many great places to do some snowmobiling. But just like any other type of motorized vehicle, it’s very important that people

If you spend enough time on the road, there’s a very good chance that your windshield will get damaged along the way. One very common scenario drivers encounter is having their windshields get cracked by a small stone being kicked up by a vehicle driving in front of them. This can very easily happen even

Car accidents are something that can truly happen to anyone. You don’t even necessarily have to be driving to end up being involved with a car crash. Every year, thousands of people have the unfortunate experience of having their cars hit while they were parked. Or in some cases, people may be in a parked

If you’ve been involved in a car accident, there are lots of things you need to do immediately afterward. You’ll need to note exactly where and when the accident occurred. You’ll need to get the information of the other driver involved in the crash. You’ll need to take pictures of the scene. And, of course,

When people think about dangerous times to drive, they typically think of things like blizzards, ice storms, and heavy downpours, not a warm, sunny summer day. But in reality, rates of car accidents tend to actually increase during the summer months. According to data from the NHTSA, the numbers of fatalities caused by car crashes