A new state law banning novice teen drivers from talking on the cell phone while driving goes into effect this Thursday,M arch 28, AAA Michigan reminded new teen drivers and their families.
In one week alone, 20 teens were killed in five separate accidents nationwide.
It may take days, weeks or even longer to sort out the avalanche of bills enacted in the Michigan Legislature’s lame-duck session, as majority Republicans put their stamp on policies dealing with topics as diverse as property taxes, medical marijuana and cockfighting.
Police say a teen sitting on a school bus was watching as her mother was struck and killed by a teenage driver in Monroe County.
Teens will be taught first-hand the dangers of distractions behind the wheel at a special event today at Comerica Park.
Macomb County will be a test site for a new method of preventing crime and traffic crashes.
Teens are actually REQUIRED to text and drive at this event.
Now there’s a way for parents to keep track of how Michigan teen drivers are performing behind the wheel.
Forty teenage drivers from southeast Michigan will drive a fleet of specially equipped vehicles for 14 weeks beginning this summer as part of a study to test a suite of advanced vehicle-safety technologies.
Summer is the most dangerous time of year for teen drivers, with nearly twice as many teens dying on America’s roads each day compared to the rest of the year. But a new online program from the University of Michigan helps parents keep their teens safe as they gain experience driving without adult supervision.