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Staying Safe on Long Road Trips

With summer quickly approaching, many people across the country are planning summer vacations with friends and family. For summer travelers, this may mean packing up the car and taking a road trip. Whether your family enjoys the great outdoors or a city environment, there are a wide range of vacation destinations that you can enjoy… Read More

Travel Tips for Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of the summer season, which means that families, college kids, teenagers, and thousands of other drivers will be hitting the road. Memorial Day weekend is also one of the most dangerous holidays for road travel, according to the National Safety Council (NSC). Drivers who are in a rush to… Read More

Avoid These Mistakes After a Car Accident

A car accident is a jarring event for those involved and can range from unpleasant to irrevocably life changing. When involved in an accident with another vehicle, the first concern is to obtain immediate medical care. However, there are other important steps that every driver should be aware of to protect their rights. Most drivers… Read More

May 16 Designated as Move Over Day in Maryland

Today, May 16, is Move Over Day in Maryland. The day is intended to bring public awareness to this important and life-saving initiative. All 50 states have some form of Move Over law to ensure that work or service vehicles stopped alongside roadways will stay safe when drivers pass them. According to the National Safety… Read More

The Potential Safety Hazards of Keyless Cars

If you own a car that was manufactured within the past several years, it is likely that the vehicle has a keyless ignition system, where the push of a button turns the car on and off. While there are advantages to keyless ignitions, including convenience and security, there are safety risks to consider, some of… Read More

What are 100 Deadliest Days of Summer? 

When we think about the carefree, lazy days of summer, what often comes to mind is the feeling of sand between our toes, dipping our feet in the pool, and spending time with family and friends. However, the 100 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day are considered by law enforcement and safety officials to… Read More

When Is It No Longer Safe for a Senior Driver to Be Behind the Wheel?

Watching our parents age can be difficult, particularly when their health begins to decline. Even seniors who are in excellent health start to experience some of the typical signs of aging, including hearing loss, impaired vision, and slower reaction times. Unfortunately, when this happens, it can have a significant impact on a senior driver’s ability… Read More

Driver Facing Cameras May Prevent Accidents

Accidents happen every day due to a variety of different causes. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Highway Loss Data Institute, there were over 34,000 fatal motor vehicle accidents in the United States in 2017 that resulted in over 37,000 deaths. The most common causes of car accident injuries and deaths include distracted… Read More

IIHS to Institute New Pedestrian Safety Ratings

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) rates motor vehicles based on how different makes and models perform in controlled accidents. The IIHS evaluates how car, minivan, and SUV bodies, restraints, seats, and headlights withstand crashes at different angles and speeds to protect the passengers inside. Beginning in 2020, the IIHS ratings will also evaluate… Read More

Collecting Damages After a Car Accident

Just as car accidents can range from very minor fender benders to fatal collisions involving multiple vehicles, the damages that a car accident victim may collect can also vary significantly. There are several important steps that individuals need to take after an accident, including calling 911, exchanging information with the other motorists involved, and seeking… Read More

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