Tips on Winterizing your vehicle
When it comes to winterizing your vehicle, some necessities are obvious like having functional wiper blades and a scraper. He said the more stress on your vehicle, the weakest point can lead to failure. "Because once they get below a quarter, you start getting that good sediment, water, gunk in the bottom of the tank," Schork described. He says his shop services a lot of vehicle fuel pumps needing repair this time of year. Let's say your vehicle is good to go.wxyz.com
Road commission investigates sinkhole on busy Clarkston road after video goes viral
CLARKSTON, Mich. – A Clarkston man became concerned when he noticed a pothole on a busy road, so he tested its depth with a PVC pipe. “I thought it was a regular pothole, and the more I inspected it, there was no bottom,” said resident Josh Turcsak. Turcsak grabbed a long pipe from his garage and recorded a video of him lowering the pipe into the hole on Clarkston Road -- and that video went viral. READ: Why Michigan is so prone to potholes -- and why repairs seem ineffectiveThe video grabbed the curiosity of others as well, many wondering if it could be the beginning of a sink hole. The Oakland County Road Commission also said there is no danger to the public and that the road is not going to collapse.
Metro Detroit road crews out in full force ahead of winter storm
OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. – Snow emergencies are being issued across Metro Detroit as cities anticipate heavy snowfall Monday night into Tuesday morning. Local 4 spoke with Craig Bryson with the Oakland County Road Commission. AdUnlike any other winter, with so many people working from home, clearing the roads ahead of rush hour traffic was different this year. So it’s a little bit surreal,” Craig Bryson said. In Wayne County, road crews were called in at 2 a.m. on Monday morning.
Crews in Metro Detroit prepare for substantial snow ahead of winter storm
OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. – Snow emergencies are being issued across Metro Detroit as cities anticipate heavy snowfall Monday night into Tuesday morning. Crews are already hard at work making plans to clear and salt the roads. Local 4 spoke with the Oakland County Road Commission. If you’re on the road and you see a snow plow make sure to give the driver some space. Pull over to the side of the road if you can so they can move around you, officials said.
Officials: Roundabouts increase road capacity, safety
Some people think roundabouts are easy, while other people think theyre frighting. 1 roundabout with the most number of crashes was at Orchard Lake Road at 14 Mile Road in Farmington Hills with 164 crashes. For answers, Local 4 went to the Oakland County Road Commission, which has the most roundabouts in the entire state. What we found was there are a lot of crashes with property damage, minor damage, disabling damage and sometimes injuries. There have been dozens of roundabout safety and studies found roundabouts bring a 75 percent reduction in serious injury crashes and a 90 percent reduction in fatal crashes.