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Toast to Safety This New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is one of the most highly anticipated holidays for millions of people around the world who look forward to ringing in the new year with family and friends. Whether watching the ball drop in Times Square, attending a casual house party, or heading to a local bar, most of these events involve » Read More


The Notorious History Behind Blackout Wednesday

Not to be mistaken for Black Friday, the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season, Blackout Wednesday has become known as the unofficial start to the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Whereas Black Friday got its name from the Philadelphia Police Department in the 1960’s to describe the heavy, and somewhat disruptive traffic that occurred the day » 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


Drunk Driving on College Campuses

Drunk driving continues to be a serious problem in the United States, despite the ongoing efforts of law enforcement, public health officials, and groups like Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). Too many innocent lives are lost, simply because someone made the irresponsible and reckless decision to get behind the wheel of a car while intoxicated. » Read More


Benefits of Installing Interlocks for DUIs

Despite the strict laws against drunk driving, nearly 30 people are fatally injured in alcohol-related car accidents every day in this country. While those numbers have declined over the past few decades, drunk driving accidents continue to claim the lives of too many Americans each year. Many safety officials believe that ignition interlocks may help » Read More


Top Causes of Fatal Car Accidents

According to research, by 2030, fatal car accidents will be the seventh leading cause of fatality in the Baltimore area. There are a wide range of factors that help explain why car accidents happen, including socio-economic and geographical factors, population density, and traffic in areas where fatal accidents tend to occur. Most fatal car accidents » Read More


Marijuana or Alcohol

Which Drug Causes More Fatal Car Accidents? It is a widely known fact that driving under the influence of alcohol is irresponsible, dangerous, and potentially fatal. Other drugs, including marijuana, can also affect a person’s ability to concentrate, to react quickly to unpredictable situations, and to maintain control of the vehicle. However, until recently, there has » Read More


Alcohol Abuse Worse in Some Cities than Others

Alcohol abuse is a serious problem that continues to have a negative impact on people in every state across the country. Each year, thousands of Americans lose their lives to excessive drinking and thousands more are affected by the economic, legal, and personal ramifications that alcohol abuse can have on a person’s life. Too often, » Read More


Roadway Design Improvements Make Roadways Safer

Each year, over 32,000 people are fatally injured, and thousands more seriously injured in car accidents in the United States. Car accidents are caused by a range of factors, including drunk driving, distracted driving, drowsy driving, and aggressive driving, to name a few. Poor road conditions, and poorly designed roadways can also create hazardous driving » Read More


Public Awareness Campaign Against Stoned Driving

Few would argue that it is a bad idea to drive while under the influence of alcohol. Alcohol impairs a person’s ability to react quickly and makes them more likely to engage in potentially dangerous driving behavior that could result in a car accident. Like alcohol, marijuana also impairs judgment, coordination, and reaction times, and » Read More