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For the first time, Michigan will open special lanes on highway median shoulders to ease traffic congestion caused by rush hour or crashes.

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Update - MDOT reports US 127 North at M-43 is now open.

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A large truck incident closed US 127 at M-43 (Saginaw Highway) around noon on Wednesday. It's unclear when the road will reopen. 

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WKAR file photo

Michigan would forgive more than $600 million in extra "responsibility" fees that have been assessed on 317,000 motorists for certain traffic offenses under new legislation that is designed to help them regain their licenses and stop driving illegally. 

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A prosecutor says no charges will be filed in a 53-vehicle December pileup on snow-covered Interstate 96 in Michigan that left three people dead.

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A wild turkey that for months made a busy intersection its home is being memorialized after being struck by a vehicle.

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WKAR file photo

Southeast Michigan is becoming a leader in developing “connected” roads and traffic signals that will “talk” directly to the next generation of cars.

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Courtesy photo / Michigan Municipal League

A new Detroit court program allows motorists to deal with some Michigan State Police traffic tickets online.

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Courtesy / Michigan Dept. of Corrections

Both drivers in a Livingston county crash that killed 5 people, including a newly awarded probation agent, had invalid licenses. 

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The city of Lansing warns you may see lane reductions along Harrison Road because of repairs to sewer repairs.

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2016 proved to be a deadly year for Michigan motorists. It's an endless list of names, and for the first time since 2007, over 1000 people were killed on Michigan roads.