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Drivers Can Now Turn on Red at 9 Mile and Hilton in Ferndale

January 30th 2019

Drivers Can Now Turn on Red at 9 Mile and Hilton in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 30, 2019) Ferndale, MI- Drivers at 9 Mile and Hilton may notice something missing.  For decades there were “No Turn on Red” signs at all four corners of the intersection, leaving many drivers to twiddle their thumbs in […]

Waterford Police Nab 27 Drivers for Disregarding School Bus Lights

December 24th 2018

Waterford Police Nab 27 Drivers for Disregarding School Bus Lights (Waterford Police Chief Scott Underwood, Dec. 24, 2018) Waterford, MI- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that 1,313 people were killed in school transportation-related accidents from 2006-2015. 102 of those victims were classified as school-age pedestrians. There have been several school bus stop tragedies […]

Drive Sober Crackdown Nets 482 Arrests, Over 2,200 Speeding Tickets

February 12th 2018

Drive Sober Crackdown Nets 482 Arrests, Over 2,200 Speeding Tickets (Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning, Feb. 12, 2018) Southfield, MI – Law enforcement officers arrested 482 motorists during the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over drunk driving crackdown Nov. 22–Dec. 10, 2017. Of those arrested, 71 were charged under the state’s high blood alcohol […]

Free Parking Extended and Rates Reverted for Further Study

March 11th 2013

Ferndale City Council has voted to extend free parking until March 24th, and to revert rates back to 50 cents per hour until further study can be done on what rates would be appropriate.

Bike Safety a Must in the City

July 4th 2011

…Incidents like this are easily avoidable if bicyclists follow the traffic laws, and if drivers learn to keep their eyes open for pedestrians and bicyclists…