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How Can I Claim Compensation in a Car Accident?

Victims of car accidents can rely on their car insurance and the legal system for compensation for their injuries and damages. When an individual suffers injuries due to the negligence of another, that individual is entitled to compensation for those injuries by law. The victim of such an accident can seek recovery from the insurance… Read More

Recovering Compensation for Lost Wages

If you were injured in a car accident, or some other accident caused by another person’s negligence, you will likely be eligible for financial compensation, even if your employer pays you for the missed days of work. Typically, compensation covers the costs of medical treatment, hospitalizations, and prescription medications. It also covers lost wages, which… Read More

New Program Aimed at Preventing Drunk Driving

The state of Maryland has partnered with the Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS) Program to launch Driven to Protect, a pilot program that will help keep drunk drivers off the road. The program will test new technology that may reduce drunk driving fatalities by up to 60 percent. According to safety officials, the… Read More

Capital Beltway Accident Statistics and Safety Tips

Every day, hundreds of thousands of commuters use the Capital Beltway, a 64-mile interstate highway that surrounds Washington D.C. and passes through Maryland and Virginia, to get to and from work. With so many motorists traveling through the busy highway, it is no surprise to learn that thousands of vehicle collisions occur on the Capital… Read More

Travelers Warned About Rise in Fatal Motorcycle Accidents

In less than a month, six people have lost their lives in motorcycle accidents in the state of Maryland. This is a stark reminder to motorcyclists and motorists to make safety a priority, particularly when driving on busy highways during the remainder of the summer. The Maryland State Police issued a warning to all travelers… Read More

Scary Truth About Automotive Cyber-Attacks

Consumer Watchdog, a non-profit consumer advocacy organization, recently released a report outlining the threat of automotive cyber-attacks on motor vehicles utilizing the internet. According to the organization, the use of the internet in vehicle technology puts drivers at risk of hackers that might take control of the vehicle. Similarly, vehicles that use the internet are… Read More

Congress to Draft New AV Bill

As 2020 looms on the horizon, Congress is rallying support in drafting revised legislature that will rev up renewed interest in getting autonomous vehicles (AV) on the road in the United States. The House Energy and Commerce Committee and the Senate Commerce Committee are collaborating on a revision to last year’s AV START Act that… Read More

Make Safety Part of Your Labor Day Plans

As summer begins to wind down, people across the country are looking forward to the last holiday weekend of the season. For many people, that means traveling to the beach, visiting family and friends, and celebrating a weekend of fun in the sun. However, Labor Day weekend also marks the end of the 100 Deadliest… Read More

New Car Technology Deemed Too Distracting for Older Drivers

At the risk of sounding ageist, research has begun to show that older Americans may have more difficulty operating their smart cars than their younger counterparts. The problem seems to be prevalent in those 55 years and older. Distracted driving is a major issue and new car technology adds more concerns. In fact, some authorities… Read More

Changes in Car Window Glass Creates Issues

Vehicles today are equipped with windows that resist breaking during collisions. However, plenty of drivers would prefer glass that shatters, especially if they are caught inside their cars in a lake or other body of water. Years ago, car glass windows switched to tempered glass. Tempered glass has been treated so that upon impact, it… Read More

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