Category Archives: traffic

Ex-NFL star Calvin Johnson’s bid for marijuana business denied over traffic tickets

(courtesy Wikimedia Commons) Former NFL superstar Calvin Johnson wants to join Michigan’s new legal marijuana industry, but his bid has been blocked over some old traffic violations. Johnson and his former Detroit Lions teammate Rob Sims’ application for prequalification for a marijuana dispensary, grow operation and marijuana processing facility was denied due to an old […]

Smartphones, marijuana and alcohol factoring into increase in pedestrian fatalities

In 2016, the rate of pedestrian fatalities per 100,000 people was the highest since 1998, a new report by the Governors Highway Safety Association finds.