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Why are Women More Likely to be Injured in a Car Wreck than Men?

According to a new report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), women are at a greater risk of being injured in a car wreck than men. However, there are a number of factors that explain why this is the case, including the fact that women tend to drive smaller cars that are less… Read More

AAA Opposes Recreational Cannabis Legalization in Maryland

AAA Mid-Atlantic declared opposition Tuesday to legislation that would allow adults to consume recreational cannabis in Maryland. The auto club points to data showing increased accidents, fatalities, and car insurance rates in Western states that have legalized recreational marijuana. Colorado saw the number of road fatalities involving cannabinoid, alone or with other drugs or alcohol,… Read More

What are the Most Common Car-Related Problems?

Most people depend on cars to get to work, to go to school, to run errands, and to take their children to sports and other activities. In addition, with fewer people traveling by airplane during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, cars have become the preferred mode of travel. Unfortunately, cars can break down or develop technical… Read More

What are the Dangers of Hydroplaning?

Most drivers have probably experienced hydroplaning at least once in their lives. It is difficult for a driver to control a car that is hydroplaning, which can lead to accidents and harm to the driver and other motorists. Drivers who are involved in a car accident involving hydroplaning are urged to contact an experienced car… Read More

 What Should I Do if My Child is Injured in a Car Accident?

When driving with their children, most parents take every precaution to ensure that their child is safe, from securely fastening them into the car seat that is recommended for the child’s age, height, and weight, to teaching their teen driver about the dangers of texting and talking on the phone while driving. However, despite their… Read More

What Should I Do if I am Injured in a Drunk Driving Accident?

Getting behind the wheel of a motor vehicle after having too much to drink is extremely irresponsible, reckless, and potentially deadly behavior. However, even though the dangers of drunk driving are widely known and accepted, too many motorists continue to make the decision to drive while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. In fact,… Read More

How can I Safely Share the Road with a Snowplow?

Baltimore sees just over 20 inches of snowfall in an average winter. The snow ranges are highest from December to March, which means drivers need to be fully prepared to travel snowy or icy roads. Thankfully, snowplow drivers are out there on duty, literally paving the way for winter drivers. Snowplows and salt trucks do… Read More

How Will the FCC’s Technology Restructuring Plan Impact Vehicle Safety?

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently voted to reassign a significant percentage of the airwaves from vehicle-to-everything (V2X) transportation safety applications to wireless Internet. The FCC believes that this major restructuring move will make it easier for people to get online, particularly during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, when people are spending significantly more time at… Read More

How Does a Product Recall Impact My Car Wreck Case?

Product recalls affect a wide range of product types, from strollers and industrial equipment to food and cosmetic products. Depending on the product that is being recalled and the reason for the recall, the defective product can put the consumer at risk of being seriously injured. Although any type of defective product has the potential… Read More

New Bill to Allow ALS Patients Access to Disability Benefits Passes in Senate

The U.S. Senate recently passed a bill that will make it easier for people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) to receive disability benefits. ALS is a neurodegenerative disease that affects the ability for the brain to control muscle movements. Individuals with ALS will eventually lose the ability to speak, walk, and breathe. If approved by… Read More

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