Category:Distracted Driving

Texting While Driving Unlawful in Michigan

  • September 2nd, 2016
  • baronefirm
  • Distracted Driving

On April 29, 2010 Michigan became the 24th state to make texting while driving illegal when Governor Graholm signed Enrolled House Bill No. 4394.  This law now punishes the following behavior, as it is now illegal to: Read, manually type, or send a text message on a wireless 2-way communication device that is located in the

  • About the Author Attorney Patrick Barone is well-known and well respected throughout the legal community. As a professor, guest speaker and author he shares his knowledge of drunk-driving defense with lawyers and judges to help them better understand this complex area of law. Mr Barone is the co-author of two highly regarded books including Defending Drinking Drivers and Michigan DUI Law – a Citizen’s Guide. Also, Super Lawyers Magazine recently recognized his unique approach to law in their article “Walking in Their Shoes.”
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