Michigan Vehicle Accidents News & Facts | Goodwin & Scieszka

Man delivering three boxes of pizza.

Pizza delivery services — and delivery of other types of food — are in high demand. Between lingering pandemic-related concerns about dining in at crowded restaurants and the general convenience of having food delivered, there’s certainly plenty of work available for delivery drivers. And with so many restaurants hiring right now, it can seem like

A group of teen girls in a car during a road trip.

For many teens in the state of Michigan, one exciting thing to look forward to is taking steps toward becoming a licensed driver. With school out for the summer, teens have more time to attend driver’s education classes and to work on completing all those hours of supervised driving required by Michigan’s graduated licensing system.

Truck towing a boat.

When you own a boat, there’s inevitably going to be a time when it needs to be moved from one location to another. Maybe it’s been in storage for the winter and it’s time to get back on the water, or you just want to take your boat out on different lakes around the state.

A semi truck is illegally parked on the side of the road.

At first, many people might think that truck accidents would be handled similarly to standard car accidents. But the reality is that the two types of accidents can be extremely different. For example, in most cases, if a driver of a car crashes into a parked car, liability fully falls on the person driving the

Mother buckling child into car seat

For many people, when they need to purchase something, the first place they’ll look is an ecommerce store like Amazon or the online store of a popular retailer like Target or Walmart rather than taking a trip to a brick-and-mortar store. This is true whether they need new clothes or a car seat for their

Orange construction barrels on road

As soon as the weather starts to warm up, it’s only a matter of time before Michigan drivers start seeing signs of road work. Maybe it’s orange barrels being lined up next to a road or messages alerting drivers to upcoming road closures, but road construction is an inevitable part of the spring and summer

A car turns into a crosswalk while a pedestrian is trying to cross the street.

Debate around the safety of SUVs has been going on for a long time. For a while, the discussion focused on their tendency to roll over when making sharp turns because of their higher center of gravity. While many newer SUVs are equipped with technology to help prevent rollover accidents, SUVs have also faced criticism

View of the road from the front seat of a car being driven at night.

Driving at night can be very nerve wracking, even for experienced drivers. The reduced visibility that comes in the night can cause problems for drivers of all ages, whether it’s glare from lights in the surrounding area or not enough lighting in general. According to the National Safety Council, only a quarter of all driving

Car crashed into a building.

The safest place anybody should ever be is in their own home. Imagine enjoying an afternoon in your living room, enjoying a relaxing day binge watching your favorite show on Netflix when, suddenly, the unthinkable happens: a car comes crashing into your home. Most people do not expect to find themselves ever having to deal

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