Recent changes in Michigan law have classics already cruising

Published On: Aug 06 2013 04:31:29 PM EDT
DETROIT -

You may have noticed classic rides already cruisin’ down Woodward Avenue. Did you know that recent changes in Michigan law allow classic car owners to cruise all of August -- without restriction?

Before S.B. 1146 was passed, a classic ride with historical plates couldn’t be used for routine transportation. It was restricted for use only at parades, car shows, and historic club activities.

Last July, the law was changed to allow car cruisers to drive without restriction in the state of Michigan -- all through the month of August. The month is considered an “exhibition”.

MDOT has also suspended resurfacing of more than 5 miles of Woodward Avenue between 14 Mile Road in Royal Oak and Oakridge Boulevard in Pleasant Ridge.

This suspension will last until Tuesday, August 20. All work should be completed on this section of the road by November.

Looking to get some historical plates? Click here for more information.

Will you be cruising Woodward? Do you have a classic ride you'd like to share with everyone? Make sure to use the hashtag #CruiseTheD on Instagram and Twitter to share your pictures and thoughts. Your pictures will show up on our Cruise The D app!

Don't have the app yet? Search 'Cruise The D' in your app store or click here to download it.

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