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MDOT Lifts Traffic Restrictions to Ease Memorial Day Travel
This Memorial Day weekend, the Michigan Department of Transportation is removing lane restrictions on nearly three-quarters of its road projects in an effort to help ease traffic delays for holiday travelers. More than 1.1 million motorists are expected to take to the roads during the annual kick-of…
Annual “Click It or Ticket” Campaign Gets Under Way
Heading into the Memorial Day Holiday weekend, law enforcement across the state are stepping up enforcement of seat belt regulations.
The Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning says the annual "Click It or Ticket" campaign gets underway today and was kicked off with an advertisi…
State Senate Considering Gasoline Tax Increase
Michigan senators are considering an increase to the state's gasoline tax as a way to generate money needed for road improvements.
According to WNEM, the discussion comes after a House vote to gradually allow the state's 19 cents a gallon tax to go as high as 32 1/2 cents over time...
AAA Michigan: Gas Prices Up Slightly
State motorists will find the average gas prices up slightly this week according to AAA Michigan. The current statewide average is just over $3.70 per gallon, up just over two cents from last week.
Gas prices in and around the Flint area are just a few cents less than the state averages with prices h…
Spring Drunk Driving Crackdown Nets 451 Arrests
According to a news release from the Michigan Office of Highway safety Planning, law enforcement arrested 451 motorists during a three-week impaired driving crackdown from March 12 through April 7. Of those arrested, 85 were charged under the state's high blood alcohol content with a BAC of ...

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