Tuesday, September 11, 2012
The incident follows a more serious accident last week in Berkley; check out tips on how to safely share the road.
Editor's note: This story has been updated to correct information supplied by the Huntington Woods Public Safety Department. A motorist was ticketed Monday after hitting a bicyclist in Huntington Woods, according to the city's Public Safety Department. A male bicyclist was struck at approximately 8 a.m. at the intersection of 11 Mile Road and Coolidge Highway after a driver headed eastbound on 11 Mile ran a red light, Lt. Ron Livingston said Tuesday. The driver said the sun was in her eyes, making it hard to see, according to the accident report. Livingston said the bicyclist did not appear to be injured and declined to be taken to the hospital for an evaluation. However, Berkley Patch reader Stephanie Pandolfi, who said the bicyclist is …
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Children ages 0-4 and 15-19 are two of the at-risk age groups for traumatic brain injuries, according to the Brain Injury Association of Michigan.
There is only one known cure for traumatic brain injury today: prevention. Brain Injury Association of Michigan President Michael Dabbs shares how to help protect children from harm by following these selected seasonal safety facts from the Brain Injury Association of America’s seasonal brochures:
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Six communities have been asked to help create a biking map from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Royal Oak Public Library.
Berkley residents are invited to participate in a six-community meeting Wednesday in Royal Oak to discuss ideas for safe, regional biking routes. The meeting will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Royal Oak Public Library; residents from Birmingham, Clawson, Ferndale, Pleasant Ridge, and Royal Oak also are encouraged to attend. "We are collecting safe biking routes into one large regional biking map. With help from the Oakland County mapping department we will collate the data and publish this map sometime in the spring of 2012," says an event posting on the Royal Oak Non-Motorized Transportation Plan page on Facebook. "... This event is a joint project of the Royal Oak Environmental Advisory Board and environmental advisory boards in …