Preliminary reports indicate eight people lost their lives in eight separate traffic crashes during the 2017 Memorial Day holiday weekend. In comparison, six people were killed in five traffic crashes during the 2016 Memorial Day holiday weekend.
As technology evolves, legislation to update Michigan’s 911 systems and improve communication was introduced in both the Michigan Senate and House this week. The bills use framework recommended by the State 911 Committee to move forward with Next Generation 911, also known as NG911.
As Michiganders take to the roads to get to their Memorial Day weekend destination, Michigan State Police troopers will be on patrol to encourage safe and responsible driving.
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