Self-Driving Car Behaviors Consumers Prefer in Crash Situations

Earlier this year, an Uber Technologies, Inc. self-driving car was involved in the first pedestrian fatality associated with autonomous vehicle technology. This tragic accident brought attention to this emerging technology, and whether the vehicle should have detected the pedestrian sooner, so that the emergency braking system could have prevented the accident. A new study published » Read More

A Closer Look at the Safety Conditions of Maryland’s Bridges

Every day, millions of motorists travel over the bridges that are located across the state of Maryland, including interstate overpasses, urban viaducts, and rural spans. Some of these bridges are in dire need of major repairs, like the 106-year old Harford Road Bridge, which has been listed in “poor” condition by the Federal Highway Administration » Read More

Helpful Tips for Checking a Bus or Limo Company’s Safety Record

Hiring a bus or limousine company to provide transportation to and from a special event or party is a great option, particularly if you want to avoid drinking and driving. While it is more expensive than hiring a cab or using a ridesharing service like Uber or Lyft, it is one less thing to worry » Read More

Pursuing Legal Action After a Chain Reaction Accident

Chain reaction accidents occur when three or more vehicles are involved in a series of rear-end accidents, primarily caused by the force of the initial collision. These accidents are often caused by a single driver who was distracted, drowsy, under the influence of alcohol, or general carelessness. Other times, multiple drivers may be considered at » Read More

Life-Saving Solutions to Potentially Fatal Traffic Hazards

Despite the latest advances in safety technology in today’s vehicles, too many motorists continue to lose their lives in car accidents. Some, if not all, of these fatalities could have been prevented according to the Director of Transportation Safety for DKS, a transportation planning and engineering firm. By applying certain traffic safety methods, future accidents » Read More

Drunk Driving Prevention Tips for Concerned Parents

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), car accidents are the number one cause of death among teenagers. Unfortunately, many of these fatal accidents are the result of drunk driving, and the number of teens who are experimenting with drugs and alcohol continues to grow. When you combine underage alcohol consumption with » Read More

Wrong Way Accidents Can be Deadly  

Wrong way accidents occur when a motorist who is driving his or her car in the wrong direction crashes into another vehicle. As you might imagine, these accidents can be extremely devastating, because they often result in head-on collisions. According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHA), wrong way accidents cause up to 400 fatalities each » Read More