Michigan’s distracted driving laws prohibit text messaging for all drivers and talking on a cellphone for only certain drivers. Read about the specifics of what the law restricts and fines and other penalties for a texting or cellphone ticket.
Michigan has two types of speeding laws: a “basic speeding law” and “absolute limits.” This article explains the differences between the two and the consequences of a speeding violation. (Also, check out our articles that discuss the different types of speeding laws and ways of fighting a speeding
To qualify for disability parking plates or placards (sometimes incorrectly referred to as “handicapped stickers”) in Michigan, the applicant must be certified as having a disability by a licensed physician. Michigan law defines “physical disability” as:
If you get caught running a stop sign or red light in Michigan, you’ll typically be looking at a fine and points on your driving record. This article gives an overview of what the law prohibits and some specific consequences of a stop sign or red light violation.