The Road Commission for Oakland County has introduced a new tool in its effort to fight snow more efficiently: the wing plow.
Will this help encourage drivers not to “crowd the plow”?
Authorities are advising motorists to leave early and give yourself extra time to get to your destination … and be sure to give the snow plows and salt trucks room to do their jobs.
He says he wants to bring a standard of accountability to the task of getting Detroit’s streets plowed.
The measure to raise the fine was approved at Monday night’s City Council meeting by a 6-to-1 vote.
Sensors are going on snowplows in an effort to continually measure road and weather conditions.
A northern Michigan man and his teen daughter were killed when their vehicle failed to stop at an intersection and was hit by a county snowplow.
Michigan is bringing in a new type of snow plow this winter, one that can clear widths up to 25 feet.
When the heavy snow hits this winter, there will be more plows on the streets of Oakland County.
Ten inches of snow was reported in Dearborn, Romulus and Wyandotte. Nine inches reported in Sterling Heights, Waterford and Yale.