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Fourth Of July Holiday Weekend Travel To Be Busiest In At Least 16 Years
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Michigan Invented The Car, That’s Why We’re Among The Best Drivers

As you head out over the river and through the woods to Grandmother's house for the Thanksgiving holiday, remember that you're among an elite group, the best drivers in the country. 

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Free Parking Downtown Keeps Getting Scarcer

If you're like me, you know of places close to downtown where parking is free. Within walking distance of most major venues, these locations were a Godsend. Until now.

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Commuting In NYC Bicycle Gains In Popularity According To DOT Study
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Grand Rapids Among The Top 50 Best Bike Cities

Grand Rapids has landed at 33rd on Bicycling.com's list of the best bike cities in the United States. As a daily bike commuter, I can agree to a point, but we still have a ways to go before we hit the top 10.

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These Were the Most Dangerous Intersections in Kent County in 2015 [Photos]

The list of the ten Kent County intersections responsible for the most crashes in 2015 is out, and once again 28th Street leads the way with five of them.

Keep that in mind as you rush your left turn while texting on your phone.

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Dashcam Footage Reveals The Perils Of Riding A Motorcycle [Video]

This dashcam footage from a highway in Minnesota shows exactly why motorcycle drivers need to be so careful, especially when following a larger vehicle carrying items which aren't securely fastened. 

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Category: Driving, News, Traffic, Videos
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Michigan Ranked As The Fifth Worst State For A Summer Road Trip? That’s Crazy Talk!

The money grubbing web site WalletHub doesn't appreciate Michigan as a travel destination. The site listed the Mitten State as the fifth worst state to travel in.

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Who Knew Michigan Had A ‘Captain Orange’?

This week is National Work Zone Awareness Week, alerting us to the onset of construction season in Michigan. And to remind us to pay attention to construction workers working alongside out highways, the Michigan Department of Transportation has rolled out 'Captain Orange', a construction worker with a bright, easy to see outfit.

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Yahoo! Selects Detroit Road As The State’s Most Scenic Drive, Leaving Jojo (And The Rest Of The State) Puzzled

Yahoo!'s list of the nation's most scenic drives include staggering mountain vistas and sweeping frives along the ocean. But when it comes to Michigan, the web site left me a little cold when it selected Woodward Avenue in Detroit as the most scenic.

If you love seeing urban decay and strip malls, it's very scenic. But this state has so many beautiful roads with much better scenery. 

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Trucker Pays Michigan Drivers A Compliment, Hilarity Ensues

A long haul trucker recently went onto the Michigan sub/reddit and paid our state's drivers a compliment, saying he's been all over the nation and Michigan drivers are the best.

But it's Michigan, and we don't know how to take a compliment do we?

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Watch As Woman Walks Away From Her Moving Car and It Causes an Accident [Video]

As much as you've think you've seen everything in this video age, I'm pretty sure you've never seen something like this.

A woman walks away from her moving car in California, and it doesn't end well.

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Category: Traffic, Videos, Weird News
Gov. Brown Signs Legislation At Google HQ That Allows Testing Of Autonomous Vehicles
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Michigan Study Says Self Driving Cars Will Make You Car Sick

It sure looks like self-driving cars are the next big thing. Maybe they’ll help us lower the rates of accidents on the road. Maybe they’ll help ease traffic jams.

Well, one thing’s for sure. They’re definitely going to cause some major motion sickness -- at least according to a study from the University of Michigan.

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Weird News Story Of The Day: The Stop Sign You Don’t Have To Stop At

A man in Ferrysburg is riding his moped when he stops at a stop sign. The woman in the car behind him rear ends him. The woman's excuse? 'No one stops at that stop sign, so I didn't expect him to.'

Strangely, the cops agree with her. What is happening?

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