Why are Pedestrian Fatalities Increasing?

Today’s motor vehicles are safer than ever thanks to advanced safety technology, such as blind-spot detection, lane-departure warning, and emergency brake assist. However, despite the improvements to vehicle safety, in 2019, the number of pedestrian fatalities was the highest it had been in over 30 years. Not since 1988 has there been more pedestrians killed » Read More

Speeding in Bowie

Numerous studies show that speeding is a contributing factor in many car accidents. Speeding also increases the likelihood of fatalities when an accident occurs. Sadly, a 14-year old pedestrian was recently struck and killed by a car when jogging across a crosswalk in Bowie, Maryland. Neighbors report that cars often speed on this road. Speeding » Read More

Aggressive Driving

It has happened to most of us. We are driving to work, when we glance at the car next to us to see an angry, red-faced driver who may be offering offensive hand gestures or laying on the horn. Many times, the target of an aggressive driver does not even know what they did wrong. » Read More

Internal Injuries Caused by Car Accidents  

Some of the most common types of car accident injuries are the ones you can see, like cuts and lacerations, bruises, broken bones, and amputations. However, the extreme impact of a car accident can also cause massive internal injuries, particularly if the vehicles were travelling at a high speed. Because these injuries are not always » Read More

Understanding the Dangers of Speeding

Speeding is one of the most common causes of car accidents. In fact, according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), speeding was responsible for over 10,000 fatalities in 2016 alone. It can be tempting to exceed the speed limit, particularly when you are running late, or are in a rush to get somewhere. » Read More

Driver Error Causes Majority of Self-Driving Car Accidents

A self-driving car is intended to reduce car accidents caused by human behavior or error. The autonomous cars on the road today are capable of steering, acceleration, and deceleration of the vehicle, but a human driver is still needed behind the wheel to ensure safe operation. The current data on the safety of these vehicles » Read More

Teen Drivers at Greater Risk of Car Accidents

Getting a driver’s license is a major milestone for a teenager, but one that comes with a great deal of responsibility. Many parents of newly licensed teen drivers worry about their children’s safety every time they get behind the wheel. According to a recent study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, drivers aged 16 » Read More