Even if you survive a serious car accident without significant physical injuries, that does not mean you did not suffer as a result of the crash. Studies have shown that about 9 percent of people who get in accidents end up with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Everyone who registers a vehicle in Michigan is required to purchase no-fault insurance. It is illegal to allow your vehicle to be driven or to drive it yourself without no-fault insurance.
Drivers in Michigan have to face some serious risks on the road. During the summer, holidays can inspire drinking and thus, drunk drivers. In the fall, low light and leaf litter combine for dangerous scenarios. Winter brings ice and snow, while the rains of spring can also contribute to collisions and crashes. One risk that doesn't change with the season is the possibility of issues with your insurance company after an accident.
Rochester parents of teenagers should be aware that the days between Memorial Day in May and Labor Day in September are collectively known as summer's "100 deadliest days" for teen drivers.
In addition to Lake Michigan, our state has many smaller lakes and waterways for boaters to enjoy during the summer. But before heading out on a day cruise, make sure that you are savvy about safety.
When you think of car crash injuries, the first thing that comes to mind is likely what happens to your head or spine. You might think of broken bones or injuries to the skin, but it's actually internal injuries that are more likely to be damaging to you overall.
If you want to avoid involvement in a drunk driving accident, the best way to do it is to stay off of the roads during the night. That's when far more DUI crashes occur.