Dangerous Defect Prompts Nissan Recall

Nissan Motor Co has announced a major recall of its 2013-2015 Altima midsize cars to address potentially faulty hood latches. The problem can cause the hood to fly open unexpectedly while the car is in motion. The new recall covers 846,000 Altima vehicles manufactured in the United States between March 6, 2012 and December 31, » Read More

Night Shift Workers More Likely to Drive Drowsy

A recent study undertaken by Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) found that night shift workers are 37.5 percent more likely to crash while commuting home than they would be if they had not worked a night shift. The study, which was published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, compared driver performance after working » Read More

Baltimore Car Accident Lawyers: Early Data Indicates Rise in Car Accident Fatalities

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released its official fatality statistics for 2014, indicating a small but overall decline in traffic deaths from the previous year. While this is good news, the agency followed up the report with a sobering outlook for 2015. Preliminary data reveals 16,225 lives were lost in car accidents » Read More

Baltimore Car Accident Lawyers: Driverless Cars Have Higher Crash Rates

Once considered a futuristic idea, self-driving cars are becoming increasingly mainstream. Experts predict that nearly 10 million cars with self-driving features will be on the road by 2020. The makers of these high-tech vehicles promise they will save thousands of lives each year by preventing car accidents caused by human error or negligence. But according » Read More