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Drunk Driving Accidents Spike in Spring Months for Teens

Teenagers are not supposed to drink alcohol, and they are certainly not supposed to drink and drive. Unfortunately, too many teens ignore the law and get behind the wheel after consuming alcohol, putting their lives and others on the road in jeopardy. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, one-third of all car accident… Read More

Burn Injuries Caused by Car Fires

When the impact of a car accident causes a vehicle to catch on fire, it can cause extensive damage to the vehicle. More importantly, if the occupants of the vehicle are unable to break free from the vehicle before it catches on fire, they can suffer serious and excruciating burn injuries. Depending on the nature… Read More

Park the Phone Campaign

In the state of Maryland alone, over 28,000 people are injured in distracted driving-related car accidents every year. In an effort to encourage drivers to keep their attention focused on the road whenever they are behind the wheel, the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) Highway Safety Office is partnering with state… Read More

Sobering Facts About Prom Night

For most American teens, going to the prom is one of the highlights of high school. From picking out a dress and getting fitted for a tuxedo to taking pre-prom pictures with a group of friends, it is a night that most students have anticipated since their freshman year. It is also a night when… Read More

Americans Unconvinced About Safety of Self-Driving Cars

Self-driving cars may be the wave of the future, but according to a new poll that was released by Advocates for Auto and Highway Safety, many Americans do not trust the new technology and are concerned about the prospect of sharing the road with self-driving vehicles. If Congress were to impose minimum safety requirements on… Read More

Pedestrian Fatalities Peak in 2018

When a pedestrian is hit by a car, there is nothing protecting them from the impact of the vehicle. As a result, car accidents involving pedestrians cause serious, often fatal injuries, particularly if the vehicle was traveling at a high speed. According to the new report by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), in 2018,… Read More

Parking Lot Accidents

Maneuvering through a parking lot can be very frustrating, especially during busy times. Sports venues, grocery stores, shopping malls, offices, and schools are all notorious for testing driver patience, leading to a parking lot accident. Problems can occur if two vehicles are moving out of parking spots at the same time. When they are both… Read More

Most Dangerous Distraction for Teen Drivers

Teen drivers are notorious for using their phones to talk and text while they are driving, even though many states have passed laws prohibiting the use of smartphones while driving. While this continues to be a serious problem among teen drivers, more car accidents are caused by reaching for objects in the car, compared to… Read More

Technology Helps Police Catch Hit and Run Drivers

If you have ever been involved in a hit and run accident, you know how frustrating, infuriating, and ultimately more expensive it can be when the person who caused the accident flees the scene. Whether the person panicked and immediately regretted the decision, or they had no intention of taking any responsibility for their actions,… Read More

A Closer Look at Distracted Driving

Distracted driving has been called the new drunk driving, an American epidemic that has impacted millions of lives across the country. Nearly one-quarter of all car accident fatalities are caused by distracted driving. Over 391,000 injuries and 3,477 fatalities were related to distracted driving in 2015. So, why are drivers still picking up the phone… Read More

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