Unsafe Road Conditions  

As drivers, we can control how well we drive, making sure to obey speed limits and other traffic laws, and keeping our vehicle well-maintained at all times. But when poor road conditions like missing guardrails, potholes and poorly designed roads are the cause of a car accident, the question arises as to who should be » Read More

Social App May Encourage Dangerous Driving Behavior

Distracted driving is a major risk factor for car accidents. For several years now, the government has tried to curb distracted driving with public ad campaigns directed at teens who text while driving. Recently though, the evolution of cell phones into smart phones has created the potential for a new type of deadly distraction. Nearly » Read More

Maryland Car Dealer Settles With FTC

One of the nation’s largest used car dealers has agreed to settle with the Federal Trade Commission over allegations that they failed to disclose important safety information regarding used cars for sale. The complaint named Jim Koons Automotive Companies, which has 19 dealerships in the mid-Atlantic region, including five locations in the Baltimore area. The » Read More

Baltimore Car Accident Lawyers: Automatic Brakes Reduce Rear-End Collisions

Vehicles equipped with front crash prevention have significantly lower incidents of rear-end collisions, according to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The study was based on police-reported crash data between 2010 and 2014. Researchers looked at 7,490 rear-end crashes involving Acura, Honda, Mercedes-Benz, Subaru and Volvo vehicles. All of the models » Read More