Memorial Day signals the beginning of the summer travel season. It also signals a higher risk time for unsafe driving, motor vehicle crashes and fatalities. In a unified effort to help prevent traffic deaths and injuries, AAA Michigan, the Detroit Tigers, Michigan State Police and local law enforcement agencies have teamed up to promote a safer summer.
Gas prices in Michigan are down slightly after jumping 12 cents to $2.91 on May 15. Michigan drivers are now paying an average price of $2.87 per gallon for regular unleaded which is up 7 cents compared to a week ago.
Gas prices in Michigan have steadily declined since setting a new 2019-high of $2.93 on May 3. Michigan drivers are now paying an average price of $2.80 per gallon for regular unleaded, which is down 11 cents compared to a week ago.
As warmer spring weather leads to increased outdoor activity, AAA and SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, are teaming up to encourage people throughout Southeast Michigan to walk, bike, and drive safely.
With more than 1.4 million members in Michigan, AAA has been a vocal advocate for improving traffic safety for over 100 years. AAA Michigan applauds the Michigan House Transportation Committee for passing three bills that will strengthen the current distracted driving law.
AAA Michigan officially announced its 2019 award-winning hotels and restaurants that have earned the coveted Four Diamond Rating during the past 12 months. Awards were presented today at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa near Traverse City during the AAA Four Diamond Awards luncheon at the Pure Michigan’s Governors Conference on Tourism.
Gas prices in Michigan declined 1 cent, after setting a new 2019-high of $2.49 per gallon on March 1. Michigan drivers are now paying an average price of $2.48 per gallon for regular unleaded - 5 cents more than a week ago and 33 cents more than this time last month.
As Michigan’s rollercoaster winter weather continues, the brutal cycle of heavy snow, near record freezing temperatures and upcoming warming trends is a perfect recipe for more potholes to pop up on Michigan roads.
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