Over the past five years, nearly 3,500 people have been killed in crashes involving teen drivers during the 100 Deadliest Days, the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day, when the number of crash fatalities involving a teen driver historically rise.
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.
Gas prices in Michigan slipped 10 cents compared to a week ago, which is the first weekly decrease in over two months. Michigan drivers are now paying an average of $2.82 per gallon for regular unleaded.
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