Yearly Archives: 2017

Can a Michigan DUI Conviction Affect Your International Travel Plans? (Part 1)

  In a word: yes! Having a drunk driving conviction on your record can have a HUGE impact on your future, and this includes limiting your international travel plans! We recently discussed the way that a DUI can hamper your

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MSP Just Launched Their Roadside Drug Test Pilot Program!

  It started just a couple of days ago. In five counties around the state the Michigan State Police’s roadside drug test pilot program began. Which means that right now in Berrien, Delta, Kent, St. Clair and Washtenaw counties right

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Is This Your First DUI? Here’s What To Expect…

  You got arrested for drunk driving for the very first time. We get it. It’s terrifying! You were in handcuffs, for goodness sake! It made you feel like a criminal. And on top of that, you spent what felt

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Would Lower BAC Limits Help Reduce Alcohol-Related Deaths? (Part 2)

  Hello and thanks for joining us again for this discussion on lowering BAC limits and the effect it could have on alcohol related deaths. In our previous article we looked at the National Transportation Safety Board‘s (NTSB) suggestion that

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Would Lower BAC Limits Help Reduce Alcohol-Related Deaths? (Part 1)

  More than 10,000 people die every year in alcohol related car crashes. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), this number accounts for almost one-third of all traffic-related deaths in the United States. All in all, it’s a

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Canadian Travel for Michigan Residents – How Your DUI Affects You

  Slipping across the border to the ‘great white north’ is a pretty common vacation choice for those of us living in Michigan. Whether it’s to sightsee, visit relatives, or simply purchase items not available in the US (Dunkaroos and

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New Bill to Phase Out Michigan’s Driver Responsibility Fees

  In 2002, the state of Michigan signed into law a policy aimed at penalizing drivers who repeatedly violate traffic safety laws. Driver responsibility fees, they were dubbed, and they range from $100 all the way up to $2,000. Since

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Drunk Driving Charges in Michigan – Yes, They ARE a Big Deal!

  There are people who believe that while arson, assault and burglary are “big deal” crimes, drunk driving isn’t a real issue, and won’t be taken seriously by the cops and the prosecutor’s office. Therefore, they think it isn’t something

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DUI FYI: Facts About Drunk Driving in Michigan

  Many people have preconceived notions about getting behind the wheel while intoxicated, and many of them are incorrect. So in order to keep you updated, we have compiled a partial list of interesting and informative facts about DUIs in

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Is ‘Driving Distracted’ More Deadly Than Driving Drunk?

  Distracted driving is exactly what it sounds like – driving while you are distracted and not paying your full attention to the process of driving. Distracted driving is common all over Michigan including on the major highways, back roads

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