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  • School Bus Safety Week
    School Bus Safety Week

    Every third week of October, the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) hosts National School Bus Safety Week. The educational event helps parents, students, teachers, school ...

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  • How To Maintain and Repair Your Car During COVID-19
    How To Maintain and Repair Your Car During COVID-19

    While you’re working from home and adhering to Michigan’s stay-at-home order, you may find yourself driving less – or not at all. Nevertheless, your car is designed to be driven and leaving it parked ...

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  • What You Need to Know to Protect Your Car in Extreme Cold
    What You Need to Know to Protect Your Car in Extreme Cold

    The Polar Vortex 2019 is here in Michigan and it is not treading lightly. The arctic chill is triggering cold snaps and persistent frosts not seen in the region since 1994 . If you have to drive in ...

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  • 5 Halloween Safety Tips
    5 Halloween Safety Tips

    Halloween is the best night of the year for costume, candy, and horror enthusiasts. Children and adults of all ages spend weeks preparing their movie marathons, spooky parties, and trick-or-treating ...

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  • Dark Lights Are Now 4-Way Stops According to New Michigan Law
    Dark Lights Are Now 4-Way Stops According to New Michigan Law

    Lawmakers in Michigan recently passed a bill that will affect drivers when they are approaching an intersection that doesn't have power. Under this new bill, traffic signals that have lost power ...

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  • 7 Bicycle Safety Tips Everyone Should Know
    7 Bicycle Safety Tips Everyone Should Know

    Bicyclist Safety Tips Being a cyclist can be dangerous. With potential dangers like careless drivers, weather hazards, poorly maintained roads, and other threats, it is important that all bicyclists ...

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  • Driving Tips That Will Keep You Safe This Winter
    Driving Tips That Will Keep You Safe This Winter

    Now that cold weather and snow storms are sweeping across the country, you should ask yourself: Am I prepared to drive in chilly, winter conditions? During the winter, you should only drive when it is ...

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  • Motorcycle Safety Tips
    Motorcycle Safety Tips

    Motorcycles lack the outer protection other vehicles have, which can make them far deadlier in a crash. In fact, roughly 80% of all motorcycle accidents cause either death or an injury, whereas only ...

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  • Car Accidents: Top Mistakes New Drivers Make
    Car Accidents: Top Mistakes New Drivers Make

    Handing over the keys to a newly licensed driver can be a nerve-wracking experience – and for good reason. Statistics show that car accidents are a leading cause of preventable injuries among young ...

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  • 8 Safety Tips to Avoid a Bicycle Accident
    8 Safety Tips to Avoid a Bicycle Accident

    Hundreds of people die in bicycle-related accidents every year in the United States, more than 90 percent of which involve automobiles. Bicycle accidents also cause roughly 540,000 injuries. In order ...

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  • Will I See Savings on My Car Insurance Bill Under the New Michigan No-Fault Law?
    Will I See Savings on My Car Insurance Bill Under the New Michigan No-Fault Law?

    As you probably know by now, Michigan has recently undergone a massive change in the way auto insurance works. You must now choose from one of the following protection levels to receive no-fault ...

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  • Goodman Acker Law Firm to Support City of Detroit Residents with the Fellowship Chapel Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway
    Goodman Acker Law Firm to Support City of Detroit Residents with the Fellowship Chapel Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway

    Reverend Wendell and Lady Monica Anthony of Fellowship Chapel have made Thanksgiving Turkey dinner giveaways a tradition for the last 30 years, providing more than 100,000 dinners. This will be ...

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  • Election Updates from the Goodman Acker Team
    Election Updates from the Goodman Acker Team

    1. Lawsuits : There are now 6 lawsuits in state and federal courts brought by Trump or his allies making allegations of irregularities and fraud in Detroit election procedures, principally the ...

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  • Understanding the Types of Car Accidents
    Understanding the Types of Car Accidents

    And How They Happen // Anytime your vehicle collides with another car or object, you have experienced a car accident . Car accidents can be minor, like bumping into the side of your own parking ...

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  • What Happens After a Hit and Run?
    What Happens After a Hit and Run?

    Leaving the scene of an accident is a crime, but that doesn’t stop some people from doing so. Hit-and-run crashes can be much worse than typical car accidents . With no one to call for help, injuries ...

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  • Can You Get a Ticket for Not Wearing a Seatbelt in Michigan?
    Can You Get a Ticket for Not Wearing a Seatbelt in Michigan?

    Yes, you can get a ticket for not wearing a seatbelt in Michigan. You can even get a ticket if your passenger is not wearing a seatbelt. In 2018 , the state joined the nationwide “ Click It or Ticket ...

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  • School Bus Safety Week
    School Bus Safety Week

    Every third week of October, the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) hosts National School Bus Safety Week. The educational event helps parents, students, teachers, school ...

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  • The Future of Auto Insurance is Now: New No-Fault Auto Insurance Coverage Options
    The Future of Auto Insurance is Now: New No-Fault Auto Insurance Coverage Options

    As of July 1, 2020, all Michigan drivers and their insurance policies are affected by the state’s new no-fault auto insurance law . It’s important to be aware of how this new law will impact you if ...

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  • Are Passengers Ever Liable for Car Accident Damages?
    Are Passengers Ever Liable for Car Accident Damages?

    Understanding the rights of passengers following a car accident can be complex. People who were injured in a collision in which passengers were involved often wonder how the expenses of passengers ...

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  • Car Accidents Caused by Maintenance and Repair Issues
    Car Accidents Caused by Maintenance and Repair Issues

    Being a safe driver involves more than using your turn signals, obeying speed limits, and practicing other safe behaviors while behind the wheel. In addition to these responsibilities, drivers must ...

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