Who's at fault, man or machine?" Edward Walters, an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University law school who specializes in the law governing self-driving cars. "The state will have a hard time proving the guilt of the human driver because some parts of the task are being handled by Tesla.”
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Not every expert thinks the potential additional penalties are curbing the number of drunken driving incidents.
Matt Saxton, who is the CEO of the Michigan Sheriffs’ Association, said he hasn’t seen fewer intoxicated drivers as a result of the super drunk law.
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Hundreds of thousands of people in Michigan who have just one drunk driving offense on their record may soon be eligible to have their records cleared. The bipartisan expungement bills were signed into law by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer last August and went into effect Feb. 19.
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Lawmakers will undoubtedly pass hundreds of bills in 2022, but here's a look at some of their work that goes on the books in the coming months
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Deputies will be patrolling the streets and taking a “zero tolerance approach,” meaning any driver stopped for speeding can expect a ticket.
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In all, the Michigan Department of State has canceled infractions on the driving records of more than 350,000 Michiganders. Letters with more information are being sent this week to all impacted
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The right of a car company to sell its products directly to consumers is an issue that resonates with people from a wide variety of ideological perspectives.
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Most people do not even know this law is on the books. At issue is Michigan statute that requires the driver of an overtaking vehicle to provide an audible signal to the driver of an overtaken vehicle to give way to the right.
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The Michigan DNR claimed it is immune to liability. But negligent
operation of a motor vehicle typically is an exception to immunity.
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A study of 1,005 Michigan drivers found that 53% of insured drivers have just “heard of it” or are “not at all familiar” with the no-fault auto insurance law that goes into effect after July 1.
“The law is complex, regarding personal injury protections,” said Ruthanne Sudderth, senior vice president of public affairs and communications at Michigan Health & Hospital Association, which commissioned the study ahead of a public education campaign it plans to launch in the spring.
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