Using voice commands to send text messages and emails from behind the wheel, which is marketed as a safer alternative for drivers, actually is more distracting and dangerous than simply talking on a cellphone, a new AAA study found.
AAA Michigan, the Michigan State Police and the Detroit Tigers are teaming up to promote teen-driving safety with an event at Comerica Park in Detroit.
An estimated 1.1 million Michigan residents will travel 50 miles or more on vacation during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, launching the 2013 summer travel season, according to AAA Michigan.
AAA Michigan has awarded $23,500 to the Detroit Public Safety Foundation to pay for the inspection of aerial ladders and ground ladders used by the Detroit Fire Department.
More than a dozen hotels and a handful of restaurants in Michigan can once again claim bragging rights as “best-of-the-best.”
The average price of a gallon of gasoline has dropped six cents over the past two weeks to $3.65 nationwide. Gas prices around metro Detroit are averaging $3.61 for a gallon of regular unleaded.
An estimated 1.34 million Michigan residents will travel 50 miles or more from home during the 2012 Thanksgiving holiday period, up seven percent from last year, says AAA Michigan.
The average price for a gallon of gas in Michigan is 3.1 cents higher this week than it was last week.
Most state travelers – an estimated 92 percent – will go by vehicle to enjoy “summer’s last hurrah,” with resort areas, campgrounds, and lakes among the popular destinations.
An estimated 1.4 million Michigan residents will travel on vacation during the upcoming Fourth of July holiday, up some 16 percent from last year and the highest number of projected state travelers since 2008, according to AAA Michigan.