New legislation is about to clarify when drivers can be jailed and fined for injuring or killing road workers. In 2001, the state passed Andy's Law, named for 19-year-old construction worker Andrew … [Read more...] about Matt Helms: Bill Would Aid Drivers, Construction Workers
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Gov. Jennifer Granholm approved Andy's Law - named for construction worker Andy Lefko - on Jan. 8. Lefko was 19 in 1999 when he was left paraplegic and brain-damaged after a drunken driver hit him in … [Read more...] about Matt Helms: Tough Road Workers Law, Tough Criticism
Another construction season is under way, meaning orange barrels, detours, lane closures and delays. It also means some people are going to get injured or killed, as drivers speed through construction … [Read more...] about Safe Road Work: In Construction Zones, Drivers Must Put Safety First