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Rules of the Road for Bicyclists

June 8th 2018

Rules of the Road for Bicyclists (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 8, 2018) Michigan – With more and more people taking to the streets with pedal power, it’s important that bicyclists and drivers be aware of the rules of the road.  Below is a list of key rules put together by the State of Michigan specifically […]

Move Over Law & Proposed Electronic Device Law Aim to Reduce Deaths

February 5th 2018

Move Over Law & Proposed Electronic Device Law Aim to Reduce Deaths (Drew Saunders, Feb. 5, 2018) Oakland County, MI  – Cops, firefighters, ambulance drivers and tow truck operators run the risk of being run over every time they get out to help someone in trouble on the side of the road. Oakland County Sheriff […]

Driver Sends Note to Auburn Hills Police Officer, Thanking Him for Ticket

May 27th 2016

Driver Sends Note to Auburn Hills Police Officer, Thanking Him for Ticket (Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko, May 27, 2016) Auburn Hills, MI – I have said it many, many times:  traffic tickets are about changing driver behavior from unsafe to safe.   Traffic tickets are not supposed to be about revenue enhancement (although […]

Lesson from Judge Longo: Most Ticket Money Goes to the State

July 31st 2012

The idea that cities make money off writing tickets is the biggest misconception Judge Joseph Longo has to face in his work at the 43rd District Court.

“People come in with this attitude like they shouldn’t have to pay because it’s some kind of conspiracy, like the City is just doing this to make money. That’s not the case.

Parking Permit Pilot Program Public Meeting Wednesday

April 24th 2012

An informational meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 25 from 6pm-7pm at City Hall. Residents are welcome to come and ask questions and sign up for their permits.