On Air Now

Current Show

Free Talk Live   7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Call Free Talk Live now at 1-855-450-FREE

Show Info »

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Listen

Listen Live Now » 590 AM Kalamazoo, MI

Weather

Current Conditions(Kalamazoo,MI 49001)

More Weather »
70° Feels Like: 70°
Wind: SW 9 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Tonight

Partly Cloudy 49°

Tomorrow

PM Thunderstorms 76°

Mon Night

Thundershowers 45°

Alerts

Motorcycle deaths up in Michigan

by
Motorcycle crash graphic.
Motorcycle crash graphic.

DETROIT (WKZO) -- Motorcycle deaths are up in Michigan.

According to a report by the Michigan State Police released this week, in the first year Michigan has allowed bikers to ride without a helmet, the number of motorcycle deaths has jumped 18-percent.  The numbers show that five riders were killed without a helmet in 2011.  That number swelled to 55 in 2012.

Overall, traffic deaths in Michigan jumped 5.3-percent in 2012.

Comments