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Think Before You Drink on St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is meant to be a celebration of Irish culture, but for many people, it is an excuse to meet up with friends at a local bar and have a few drinks. This is particularly dangerous when people attempt to drive after having too much to drink. According to the National Highway Traffic… Read More


Which Auto Safety Issues Am I Overlooking?

One thing that motorists can do to reduce the risk of being in a car accident is to ensure that their vehicle is well maintained. With spring approaching, many drivers are removing snow tires and washing their vehicle. However, there are several maintenance-related safety issues that people often overlook. In addition to becoming costly if… Read More


What Should I Do After a Hit-And-Run Accident?

Hit-and-run accidents occur when a motorist hits another vehicle, pedestrian, or cyclist and then leaves the scene of the accident without stopping, which can cause problems for the driver who was hit. Most importantly, if the driver was injured, and the at-fault driver failed to stop and call for help, the injured motorist may be… Read More


IIHS Top Safety Pick Award Recipients

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) releases an annual list of vehicles that receive high scores in a range of safety tests. In response to an increase in pedestrian deaths, this year’s list includes vehicles that earned high scores in pedestrian safety, nighttime visibility, and passenger safety. Vehicles must achieve Good or Acceptable ratings… Read More


Daylight Saving Time Increases the Risk of Drowsy Driving Accidents

They say March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. Although this may not always be true, it means that, by the end of March, the signs of spring are evident. Also, the days are longer thanks to daylight saving time, which occurs this year at 2:00 a.m. on March 8…. Read More


How Long Does the Personal Injury Claims Process Take?

Every car accident is different, and the details of the accident are going to determine how long it will take to settle a personal injury case. For example, if the accident caused major property damage and severe injuries, it may take much longer to settle the case than if the individuals involved in the accident… Read More


NHTSA Approves Autonomous Vehicle That Does Not Meet Safety Standards

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently approved a request from Nuro, a Silicon Valley-based robotics company, to deploy a low-speed self-driving vehicle. This is the first time that the agency approved a vehicle that does not meet the federal safety standards for cars and trucks, which requires them to have side or rear-view… Read More


Maryland Among the Worst States to Own a Car

Maryland is known for many top attractions. Unfortunately, Maryland is also known for being one of the worst cities for motorists. In fact, according to a study by WalletHub.com, Maryland was ranked as the sixth worst state to own a car. From heavy traffic to high insurance costs, the study brings attention to why Maryland… Read More


What Legal Rights Do Passengers Have When Injured in a Car Accident?

Car accidents cause serious injuries, particularly if the vehicles involved were traveling at high speeds. When there are multiple passengers in the vehicle that was hit, the passengers are just as likely to suffer severe injuries as the driver. However, many people are not aware of their legal rights if they were injured as a… Read More


Why Should I Seek Immediate Medical Care After a Car Accident?

Car accidents can cause a range of injuries, from minor cuts and scrapes to broken bones, internal bleeding, and traumatic brain injuries. In some cases, the symptoms may not be obvious right away, particularly immediately following the accident when adrenaline is running through your veins, masking the pain and discomfort. You may be tempted to… Read More


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