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Three Foot Passing Law Doesn't Go Yard

Michigan drivers will be required to give bicyclists at least three feet of space when passing them on the road under legislation signed by…

Started by XLFD

0 Jul 1

Equal Justice for Victims Please

The Mason County Press reports on June 13 "A 60-year-old Lennon, Mich. woman has been formally charged in connection to the July 14, 2017…

Started by XLFD

1 Jun 16
Reply by IHaveANotion

The Language of Reporting Motorcycle Accidents

Sometimes a motorcyclist has nobody to blame for a crash other than themselves.  Sometimes they share the blame.  Other times they are blam…

Started by XLFD

0 Jun 10

Another Ludington Motorcyclist Hit by a Negligent Driver who Faces No Consequences

Just two weeks after the Mason County Sheriff's Office couldn't find it in themselves to write any citation for a driver who turned in fron…

Started by XLFD

3 Jun 4
Reply by AQUAMAN

A Timely Reminder of Why You Shouldn't Approve the Road Patrol Millage

This morning, the Mason County Commission approved placing a proposal to request up to .3 of a mill for eight years to provide four additio…

Started by XLFD

3 May 16
Reply by XLFD

Passing a Bicycle Passing Bill

Sometimes lawmakers at any level will write a meaningless bill or pass a meaningless bit of legislation in order to make it look as if they…

Started by XLFD

0 Mar 25

Feelgood Phony Fixes for Pedestrians, GR Edition

On September 11, 2017 the City of Grand Rapids began the first phase of a multiyear pedestrian safety campaign aimed at increasing awarenes…

Started by XLFD

0 Feb 10

Unequal Justice Drives Me Buggy

In late 2015, BUMPS looked at an Amish buggy that was rear ended by a car driven by somebody who obviously wasn't paying enough attention…

Started by XLFD

3 Dec 26, 2017
Reply by XLFD

Golf Carts on Highways?!

Remember when during Ryan Cox's brief interlude as mayor in 2015, the city passed an ordinance allowing golf carts to roll through the stre…

Started by XLFD

4 Nov 2, 2017
Reply by John Doe Jr

What's So Difficult About Printing the Truth About Motorcycle Crashes?

I am always perplexed about media coverage of motorcycle crashes, and why they seem to go out of their way to vindicate bad drivers breakin…

Started by XLFD

0 Sep 18, 2017

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