The roads in Michigan were covered in ice and snow on December 26, the day after Christmas, and one man decided to take his snowmobile out. Unfortunately, the ride ended with a crash as the snowmobile slammed into a car.
It's tough for workers to keep the elderly safe in a nursing home. Accidents are common, they can be more dire for the elderly -- a simple fall, for instance, can be deadly -- and workers have to be vigilant.
In a move that many saw as upholding personal rights, the state of Michigan changed a long-standing law regarding motorcycle helmets in 2012. For decades, Michigan law required the use of Department of Transportation approved helmets by those driving motorcycles and mopeds on public roads. Lawmakers choose to repeal that law in 2012, allowing for some bikers to eschew helmets on the road.
An 85-year-old woman was a passenger in a three-car crash in Michigan, and she tragically perished in the wreck. Authorities are still investigating the accident to determine exactly why it occurred.
The roads in Michigan are sometimes difficult to navigate, even when the weather is nice. If you add in snow or sleet, you might find that you are facing some very serious challenges. Still, all drivers on the road must ensure they are driving safely so that everyone can make it home at the end of the day.
Railroad crossings are designed not to fail. For instance, the lights have backup batteries so that even a power outage won't knock them out and people will still know that a train is coming.