The annual audit shows that traffic deaths resulting from alcohol or drug related crashes jumped 7.2 percent, from 319 in 2011 to 342 in 2012.
Authorities say 8,701 tickets were written during a recent four-day crackdown on seat belt use, a six percent increase over a similar effort a year ago.
State police say they chased down an underage driver speeding in a car full of kids.
A 69-year-old Waterford Township man is facing drunk driving charges for the third time.
A Chesterfield Township man has been arrested after a motorcycle accident that took the life of an off-duty reserve police officer.
A Grand Rapids man will spend up to 15 years in prison for the drunken driving death of an 8-year-old Detroit girl.
This was the third drunken driving offense for Roy Walton, who’d piloted the tiny vehicle to Rite Aid.
The bills approved unanimously Wednesday would keep the legal limit for drivers’ blood-alcohol content at 0.08 percent. The limit is set to revert back to 0.10 percent in October because of a sunset provision in current state law.
A drunken driver who killed three people in a crash in southwestern Michigan expressed remorse and then broke down in tears Friday as he was sentenced to at least 19-years in prison.
A 47-year-old U.S. Navy veteran who was arrested for allegedly driving a riding lawn mower while intoxicated has issued a plea in the case.