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Uninsured Drivers

A car accident is a jarring and unexpected event – and if the other driver is uninsured, many drivers wonder how they will receive critical compensation for their injuries and property damage. Fortunately, in Maryland drivers hit by the uninsured are partly protected through the enactment of Uninsured Motorist (UM) coverage that every driver must » Read More

Car Accidents Involving Animals – Who is to Blame?

Depending on where you live, you may see deer and other wild animals grazing by the side of the road or in a nearby field or wooded area. Unfortunately, these animals do not stop to see if there are any cars coming before they run across the road. Too often, by the time the motorist » Read More

Maryland’s Contributory Negligence Rule

If you have been involved in a car accident, and the other driver was at fault, you may file a personal injury lawsuit against the negligent driver, and seek compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. However, in the state of Maryland, if you are partly responsible for causing the crash, » Read More

Safe Driving on Ice?

Is it possible to drive safely on ice? The answer is a resounding no. However, it is possible to stay safe this winter by first correcting some common misconceptions about driving on icy roads. Driving in a warm climate: Even warm climates found in southern states like the Carolinas and Florida can experience icy road » Read More

Golf Carts Pose Serious Safety Risk to Children  

When you think about who the typical passenger of a golf cart is likely to be, you probably picture an older man or woman, dressed in golf attire, heading out to enjoy a few rounds on the links. However, these vehicles are becoming more popular, and not just for retirees or avid golfers. According to » Read More

Hazards of Unsecured Cargo  

It is widely known that drunk driving and distracted driving are two of the most common causes of car accidents in this country. What may come as a surprise is the fact that unsecured cargo is responsible for approximately 60 percent of crashes. According to a study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, between » Read More

Pulse Technology Can Save Lives  

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 90 percent of rear-end collisions can be avoided if the driver has ample warning. Even one extra second can be the difference between a close call and a serious accident. Pulse is a rear-end collision avoidance technology that causes the third brake light to rapidly » Read More

Safety of Older Cars  

Just because something is new does not always mean it is better. However, when it comes to cars, this is not the case, as research shows that newer models are safer than older cars, thanks to the advances in safety technology. As summer approaches, and more travelers are on the road, motorists who drive older » Read More

Teens, Cars, and Unsafe Tires

Getting a driver’s license is a huge responsibility. From following the rules of the road at all times, to making sure there is enough gas in the tank, there are a lot of things that teen drivers must keep in mind every time they get behind the wheel. Unfortunately, tire safety is not always a » Read More

Vehicle Recalls Continue to Climb

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), consumers should check to see if their vehicle is on a recall list at least once a year. That is because the number of safety recalls has spiked in recent years, with over 53 million passenger vehicles recalled in 2016 alone. While many consumers are concerned » Read More