Can Victims Of Michigan Semi-Truck Crashes Get No-Fault Benefits?

Michigan semi-truck crashes can be some of the most deadly highway accidents. For the victims who survive a semi-truck crash, they frequently have severe injuries and require lifelong care.

Last year, nearly 12,000 heavy trucks and buses were in collisions on Michigan’s roadways. Nationwide, studies show that 98 percent of semi-truck crashes result in at least one fatality — and about 86 percent of these deaths are not the semi-truck driver.

Notably, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the ...

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Parents, Talk To Your Teenagers About Distracted Driving

FACT: Distracted driving is involved in 6 of 10 crashes that seriously injure teenagers.

FACT: Parents influence their teen’s driving habits more than they think.

 

One week every October is designated as National Teen Driver Safety Week, helping to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving and preventable teenage deaths and injuries on the roads. It also offers parents an excellent opportunity to talk to their teens about safe driving habits.

Studies show that only about 25 percent of parents ...

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Will Speed-Limiting Devices On Semi-Trucks Reduce Crashes?

Last year, nearly 12,000 heavy trucks and buses were involved in accidents on Michigan roadways. In fact, thousands of motorists across the United States are injured or die each year in semi-truck crashes, and accidents involving buses and other large vehicles.

To help reduce the number of collisions involving these types of heavy vehicles, it has been suggested that newly manufactured vehicles with a gross weight of mornational-highway-traffic-safety-administratione than 26,000 pounds ...

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Rental Car Agencies Must Now Fix Vehicle Defects

Have you ever rented a car only to later learn that it had been recalled due to a safety defect, and the defect still existed while you drove the car, increasing your risk of being injured in an auto accident?

Rental-car customers can breathe a little easier because, as of June 1, 2016, federal law requires rental-car companies to fix any vehicle safety defects before renting those cars to consumers.

According to Dr. Mark Rosekind, administrator of the National ...

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