Michigan Once Again Looking at Increasing Speed Limit on Some Freeways

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This spring, legislation is once again being introduced to the Michigan House considering increasing the speed limit on rural freeways from 70 to 80. Introduced not too long ago, the bill has been revived and lawmakers are again considering these increases. This topic has been one of more than just a little debate over Read More

Driving Without Insurance in Michigan

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License and proof of insurance please? Even if you haven’t been stopped in Michigan, you are likely familiar with these requests made by officers during a traffic stop. Until the end of 2014, your proof of insurance was the only easy proof of insurance readily available during a traffic stop. Now, an in-car computer in Read More

The Admissibility of Michigan Roadside Sobriety Tests

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A simple error in wording in a Michigan Law which went into effect in January of 2015, has led to an unexpected consequence with regard to the admissibility of field sobriety tests in court. Enrolled House Bill 5385 which was approved on October 14th, 2014 and went into effect on January 12th, 2015 was enacted in an Read More

News On Michigan Traffic Law From A Traffic Lawyer in Ypsilanti MI

Depending on the state, traffic laws and the penalties associated with them will vary. In Michigan, fines for disobeying traffic laws can vary greatly depending on the offense. Although which offenses are punishable will not generally vary from city to city, there may be differences in the fines and penalties associated Read More

DUI Attorney Belleville MI: A DUI Should Not Be Taken Lightly

Like virtually all offenses today, penalties for DUIs or Driving Under the Influence vary from state to state. A DUI is defined as the act of driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol above the legal limit. If you are facing a DUI charge you will need a skilled attorney to help you navigate your way Read More

Michigan’s Super Drunk Driving Law

On October 31, 2010, Michigan’s new “super drunk” driving law went into effect, which changed several sections of the Michigan Vehicle Code. Previously, intoxicated drivers faced charges of Operating While Visibly Impaired (OWVI) or Operating While Intoxicated (OWI), when their blood alcohol content (BAC) was less than 0.08 Read More

Michigan No Points Traffic Ticket Law

On December 31, 2010, a new Michigan law (MCL 257.320d) went into effect. This law permits individuals to attend traffic school to avoid certain minor traffic tickets from getting reported to insurance companies. Like any law, however, there are certain requirements that must be met. First, you must have a valid, Read More