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Staying Safe Behind the Wheel During Inclement Weather

Even the most seasoned driver can end up skidding, hydroplaning, or losing control of their vehicle if weather conditions cause the roads to become slippery, or the motorist’s visibility is compromised. While it is always smart to check the weather report before hitting the road, particularly if it is a long drive, the weather can » Read More


New Google App Detects Accidents

Today’s vehicles are equipped with safety technology, like automatic braking and lane departure warnings, that can help prevent serious car accidents. While extremely effective, these safety features cannot always prevent car accidents from happening. In an effort to ensure that first responders arrive to the accident scene as quickly as possible, Google developed its Personal » Read More


New Law Increases Penalties for Drunk Driving in Maryland

Effective October 1, 2019, motorists who are caught drunk driving in the state of Maryland will face steeper fines and increased jail time thanks to House Bill 708, which was signed into law by Governor Larry Hogan. Repeat offenders will face increased fines and extended jail time, and penalties will automatically be doubled for motorists » Read More


Selling Used Cars with Unrepaired Safety Recalls

AutoNation is one of the largest car retail chains in the United States. In 2015, the company said they would stop selling used cars that had open safety recalls. However, according to a recent report, AutoNation has continued to sell vehicles that have significant safety recall issues, some of which were linked to serious and » Read More


Safety Risks of Buying a Used Car

Unless you know the person from whom you are buying a used car, purchasing a used car can be risky. You do not know whether the car was well-maintained, if the vehicle had been damaged in an accident, or if there are any product recalls that were never repaired or replaced. Before purchasing a used » Read More


Elderly Female Drivers at Greater Risk of Being in a Car Accident

Giving up a driver’s license is one of the most difficult decisions that some elderly drivers must make. It means giving up a certain degree of freedom, independence, and the ability to remain self-sufficient. However, as difficult as the decision may be, if it is no longer safe for the driver to get behind the » Read More


The Trick to a Safe Halloween

October may be known for its cool air, changing leaves, and cider donuts, but if you ask any child, this month is mostly known for Halloween. From planning their costumes to collecting as much candy as their trick-or-treating bags will hold, children look forward to this haunted holiday that is full of spooky tricks and » Read More


Why Should Pets be Restrained in the Car?

We all know how important it is to buckle our seat belts every time we are the car, whether we are in the driver’s seat, the passenger seat, or in the backseat. We make sure that children are safely restrained in the appropriate car seat based on their age and weight. However, when bringing the » Read More


Parents Concerned About Teens Riding with Risky Drivers

Parents want to protect their children from dangerous situations, but it is not possible to be with them 100 percent of the time. Though they can teach their teens about safety, they cannot always control the environments that teens find themselves in, including riding with their teenage friends. A poll sponsored by University of Michigan’s » Read More


Who is Liable for a Car Accident Involving an Illegally Parked Vehicle?

When two or more motorists are involved in a car accident, police are called to the scene and an accident report is filled out. Based on the details of the accident, police will determine who is at-fault for causing the accident. Once fault is established, the victim can proceed with filing a claim for compensation. » Read More