Adjusting to Different Driving Rules on Road Trips

Summer brings nice weather, vacation, and relaxation. Taking a road trip is a popular activity during the summer months. Driving across the United States can be exciting, but before you embark on your drive, inform yourself and others on the different driving rules across the country. This will ensure your safety and the safety of » Read More

What is Whiplash and What are the Symptoms?

Every year, millions of Americans are injured in motor vehicle accidents. One of the most common types of injuries victims of car accidents suffer is whiplash. However, not everyone understands the injury or the effects or knows when to seek medical treatment. What is Whiplash? Also referred to as a neck strain or sprain, whiplash » Read More

Tragic Accidents Increase in Prince George’s County

In 2017, Prince George’s County had the most traffic deaths in Maryland. Ninety-nine people died on Prince George’s County roadways, an increase of nearly 25 percent from the 75 traffic fatalities in 2016. Those 75 fatalities in 2016 accounted for 15 percent of traffic fatalities in the entire state. Pedestrians were particularly affected, with 24 » Read More

Ridesharing Companies are Making E-Scooters Available for Consumers

Lime, Bird, and Bolt are the most widely known brands of electric scooters that are currently on the market. However, ridesharing companies, such as Uber and Lyft, are offering their own version of this mode of transportation that is growing in popularity in cities across the country. Uber recently launched its partnership with JUMP Bikes » Read More

Uber and Lyft Safety Recalls Raise Concerns

Ridesharing companies, such as Uber and Lyft, are a convenient form of transportation for those who do not have vehicles of their own. However, as useful as both Uber and Lyft are, some of the vehicles used to transport customers may be too dangerous to drive. Ridesharing services are convenient due to the ability for » Read More

Teen Drivers with ADHD More Likely to Crash

According to a new study, teen drivers suffering from attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to engage in risky driving behaviors, particularly after receiving their driver’s license for the first time. Researchers conducted a longitudinal study comprised of 14,936 teen drivers who received their license between January 2004 and December 2014. These drivers were » Read More

Spike in Temperature Causes Rise in Car Accidents

There is a reason why the days between Memorial Day and Labor Day are called the 100 Deadly Days of Summer. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety warns motorists that the risk for car accidents is greater during the summer than any other time of year. While the winter months can cause hazardous road conditions » Read More

How Severe are Whiplash Injuries?

A whiplash injury is characterized by a sudden or rapid momentum that causes the neck to snap forcefully back and forth. This is usually caused by being rear-ended in a car accident, but can also occur from participating in sports. Neck pain or stiffness, headaches, and dizziness are some of the common symptoms associated with » Read More