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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


Impact of Technology in Personal Injury Law

There is no doubt that advances in technology have a significant impact on the way we communicate. In addition, the advanced safety technology available in today’s cars and trucks help keep motorists safe by helping prevent serious traffic accidents. In some cases, however, technology can be dangerous, particularly when it is not used correctly or » Read More


Updated Infrastructure Leads to Safer Roads

According to AAA, an estimated 3,185 lives could be saved each year by updating road infrastructure. With many Americans on the road, it is important to update infrastructure. There are currently six roadway improvements that could lower the risk of experiencing a car accident. These improvements will also lead to fewer hospital bills and less » Read More


Safe Driving Habits for Your Commute to Work

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), car accidents are one of the leading causes of death for Americans between the ages of one and 54. Approximately 37,000 people are killed each year in car accidents. If you are one of the millions of commuters who drive to work every day, there » Read More


Woman Responsible for Fatal Crash Due to Drugs and Alcohol 

Five children, ages five to 15, and a 23-year-old adult male lost their lives in a car accident on February 2 after the driver lost control of the vehicle. The car veered off the road, hit several trees, and spun out into a field. Unfortunately, none of the children were properly restrained and they were » Read More


Why Drinking and Driving Do Not Mix

It is certainly no secret that driving while under the influence of alcohol is an unsafe, irresponsible decision that can have serious, possibly fatal consequences. Even a small amount of alcohol can impair a driver’s ability to react quickly to a situation, which can endanger the person driving, as well as the passengers in the » Read More


New Impaired Driving Laws Tougher on Repeat Offenders  

Drunk driving continues to be a serious problem in Maryland and across the country, despite the widely accepted fact that even a small amount of alcohol can impair your ability to safely operate a motor vehicle. New legislation is being introduced in the 2019 General Assembly that, if passed, will make repeat DUI and drunk » Read More


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