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Minimizing Vehicle Distractions for Safety

With GPS systems, smart phones, and in-dash radio and internet systems, there is no lack of distractions inside your vehicle. High-tech cars have all of the different amenities to keep you entertained, but do they keep you safe? The United States Department of Transportation has issued guidelines to help drivers steer clear of distractions [...]

Minimizing Vehicle Distractions for Safety2021-02-04T10:29:14-05:00

How Can I Recover Damages in a Hit-and Run Accident?

It seems like there are a slew of hit-and-run stories on the news lately. Drivers who cause injury to others as a result of their own negligence, indifference or disregard for the safety of those around them need to be held liable for their actions. If you or someone you know has been injured [...]

How Can I Recover Damages in a Hit-and Run Accident?2021-01-07T14:03:20-05:00

BEWARE! Insurance Companies Look to Deny

One of my newest clients is having their collision claim denied, as a result of their alleged failure to notify their insurance company that they had a new driver in the household. Their 18-year-old daughter had been driving for a couple years, but they did not inform their agent when she became a new [...]

BEWARE! Insurance Companies Look to Deny2020-12-17T09:56:42-05:00

Safety Tips for Driving in Michigan Winter Road Conditions

A few weeks ago I gave you some tips to get your vehicle winter-ready, and with this week’s blast of snow, winter in Michigan has officially begun. However, as people commute to work and their holiday destinations, the slick and icy road conditions create hazards for all. One does not have to be a top personal [...]

Safety Tips for Driving in Michigan Winter Road Conditions2020-12-03T10:26:23-05:00

10 of the Most Common Driver Distractions

Driver distraction has become one of the most common causes of car accidents in Detroit and throughout the nation. Next to drunk drivers, distracted drivers pose the most dangerous risk to both themselves and the countless number of people having to share the roads with them. The most common driver distractions and dangerous driving [...]

10 of the Most Common Driver Distractions2020-08-26T13:22:08-04:00

Aggressive Driving: A Catalyst for Road Rage

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration defines aggressive driving as, "when individuals commit a combination of moving traffic offenses so as to endanger other persons or property." A driver traveling at an excessive rate of speed could be considered as an aggressive driver. Should a driver fail to obey a stop sign or red light, he [...]

Aggressive Driving: A Catalyst for Road Rage2020-08-04T13:46:29-04:00