Drinking and Driving
A Detroit-area man can be charged with drunken driving even though the police officer stopped the vehicle only after mistakenly believing the license plate didn’t match the pickup truck, the Michigan appeals court said Friday.
Michigan State Police say they arrested 45 drunk drivers across 20 counties during Super Bowl weekend.
Michigan State Police are reminding motorists to make the right call by designating a sober driver before kick off if their Super Bowl celebration includes alcohol.
More than 100 law enforcement agencies in Michigan have begun a statewide drunk driving crackdown to keep impaired drivers off the road as 2013 begins.
Michigan State Police say nearly 100 agencies in 20 counties will be conducting extra patrols over the long Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 21 through Nov. 25, to ensure motorists are driving safe and sober this holiday.
A judge has ordered a western Michigan lawmaker to perform 40 hours of community service and pay $1,101 for drunken driving.
Police are stepping up patrols aimed at stopping drunk drivers during the week leading up to Halloween.
The percentage of teens in high school who drove when they had been drinking alcohol decreased by 54 percent between 1991 and 2011, according to a Vital Signs study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A Michigan lawmaker faces up to 93 days in jail, fines and community service after he was convicted Tuesday of misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
“In less than a year this program, which monitored 485 offenders, has saved more than $2.3 million in incarceration costs,” John Hennessey, vice president of Strategic Accounts for Alcohol Monitoring Systems.