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Vehicular Assault or Homicide Archives

Despite having a legal BAC level, Michigan woman faces charges

Here in Michigan, as in most states, the blood alcohol content legal limit is set at 0.08 percent. A resident who has a 0.08 percent BAC and above is considered legally intoxicated and is not allowed to drive a motor vehicle. However, a recent case involving a woman who was charged with drunk driving even though her BAC was below the legal limit may leave residents baffled.

Michigan resident facing a number of DUI-related charges

The penalties for driving under the influence vary from state to state and may also depend on other factors, such as prior DWI convictions, having children in the vehicle, and whether bodily harm is caused. A drunk driving charge involving serious injury or the death of another person can turn a simple DWI into a charge of vehicular homicide. In Ann Arbor, Michigan, for example, a fatal drunk driving accident is a felony carrying a penalty of up to 15 years in prison.

Michigan teen charged with vehicular homicide

Drivers in Ann Arbor know that they are required to take reasonable care to avoid harming others, while they are behind the wheel. This requirement is not only enforced in order to make roads safer for everyone but also to avoid criminal charges that can cause a driver to experience severe penalties and fines.

Michigan high school student charged with vehicular homicide

Ann Arbor residents know that drunk driving laws in the state are very strict. In the event of a death from a traffic accident, accused drunk drivers may face vehicular homicide charges, which can affect the rest of their lives.

Michigan police suspect death caused by drunk driving

There are various reasons for road accidents and it cannot be assumed that it is always the negligence of the driver. Many drivers in Michigan take precautions on the road to avoid fatalities. Some accidents may lead to serious injuries or fatalities. Recently, a death was caused by a road accident.

Drunk driver denied parole after board hears family's pleas

It's not just the DUI cases here in Michigan that people learn from; often times, it's stories from other states that remind us that although laws differ from state to state, sometimes the outcomes can be the same.

Accused drunk driver not cause of September pedestrian accident

A 28-year-old Kalamazoo man was relieved this month when prosecutors determined that he was not responsible for the crash that seriously injured a 24-year-old man back in September.