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Lower BAC May Reduce Drunk Driving Fatalities

In Maryland, drivers are legally drunk if they have a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08 percent or higher. Recently, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine released a report that recommends lowering the minimum BAC to 0.05 percent to reduce alcohol-related fatalities. This is just one of many recommendations that the National Academies » Read More


Car Collides with Dump Truck in Baltimore Causing Fatality

On Tuesday morning, a fatal truck accident occurred after the driver of a car rear-ended a dump truck. Around 2:25 am, the crash took place along the Jones Falls Expressway in Baltimore, Maryland. The 49-year-old driver of the car sustained serious injuries, which devolved into fatal injuries while he received medical treatment at a local » Read More


Benefits of Automatic Braking Systems  

One of the more recent advances in car safety technology is automatic braking systems. Depending on the type of system that is installed in the vehicle, an automatic braking system can either reduce the speed of the vehicle, making the accident less severe, or it can prevent a collision from occurring. Certain systems can activate » Read More


Car Safety Around School Buses

Too often, people fail to stop around school buses when they are supposed to, which can seriously jeopardize the safety of children, bus drivers, and other pedestrians. According to a Wicomico Public School bus driver, even when the bus’s amber lights are flashing, cars often approaching from either direction with no intention of slowing down. » Read More


Woman Fatally Struck by Car in Columbia Pedestrian Accident

A woman was fatally struck by a car in Columbia, Maryland on Wednesday night. Around 7 pm, the fatal pedestrian crash occurred when the woman crossed Dobbin Road and was hit by a 34-year-old driver who sustained no personal injuries. After being taken to a local hospital, the 57-year-old woman succumbed to her fatal injuries » Read More


Drunk Driving the Likely Cause of Tesla Accident

Earlier this year, a motorist who was driving a Tesla Model 3 allegedly lost control of the vehicle when rounding a curve. The vehicle ended up airborne after the driver failed to negotiate a turn and landed on the other side of a creek where it hit a tree. The rear of the vehicle was » Read More


Car Collision with Box Truck in Beltsville Claims Life

A car collision with a commercial box truck led to a fatality on Tuesday morning. Around 10:45 am, the fatal truck accident took place in Beltsville, Maryland. Apparently, the car crashed into the box truck, which caused serious injuries for the driver and personal injuries for the box truck operator. After the car collision, the » Read More


Multi-Vehicle Head-on Crash in Denton Fatally Injures Man

A head-on crash involving three vehicles caused a fatality in Denton, Maryland. On Monday morning, around 9:42 am, the truck accident occurred when a 21-year-old man from Greensboro, Maryland who was driving a pickup truck crossed the center line of Shore Highway and struck an SUV. The pickup truck driver then passed a dump truck » Read More


Pedestrian Crossing Road Fatally Struck in Crofton

Early on Monday morning, a pedestrian crossing the road in Crofton, Maryland, was fatally struck. The driver who hit the pedestrian just after 2 am did not suffer any personal injuries in the pedestrian accident. Apparently, police report that the pedestrian failed to yield to traffic when crossing, and was outside of the crosswalk. Along » Read More


College Students and Drowsy Driving

People may find it hard to believe that drowsy driving is just as dangerous as driving while under the influence of alcohol. In fact, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, drowsy driving has caused nearly 300,000 car accidents, including 6,400 fatalities each year in the United States alone. Yet, many college students do » Read More


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