Monthly Archives: June 2016

Ignition Interlock Program Cuts Drunk Driving in Half Says New Study

Ignition Interlock Devices, sometimes called IIDs or BAIID (breath alcohol ignition interlock device), are often viewed as something of a pain in the rear for convicted drunk drivers. The device, which is installed in a person’s car after they have

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Drugged Driving Bill Passes Michigan House and Senate

A bill focused on creating a pilot drugged driving testing program here in Michigan is now headed for the Governor’s’ desk for his signature of approval. The bill passed the Senate in January of this year and then the House

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Was Driver Who Killed Cyclists in Kalamazoo Drunk?

Just over a week ago, a driver in a pickup truck struck a group of bicyclists who were on a casual ride on a Tuesday evening in Cooper Township north of Kalamazoo, Michigan. As details of the tragic incident emerge,

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How High is Too High to Drive in Michigan?

When it comes to states known for pioneering change on the issue of medical marijuana, people tend to think of Colorado and Washington long before they think of Michigan. But that might be about to change.

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Fleeing Drunk Driver Caught By K-9 Officer

A Michigan man is facing charges after a recent encounter with a Michigan State Police Officer in Sherwood Township, Michigan. It was just after 11 pm in Branch County, when MSP Trooper Robert Hearst tried to pull Lawrence Demarest III

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