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National Transportation Safety Board Calls for Safety Improvements

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has come up with a comprehensive list of safety improvements they would like addressed as soon as possible. The list was developed based on recent accident data that has been thoroughly reviewed by the NTSB. The wish list for immediate safety improvements will impact roadways, railways, and air travel…. Read More

Tesla’s Autopilot Feature May Not Be Self-Driving

Co-founder and CEO of Tesla, Elon Musk, announced to investors recently that all Tesla vehicles can self-drive on roads that have controlled access, such as highways. Industry insiders are challenging this full self-driving service. Musk was talking about the company’s Navigate on Autopilot feature, which can initiate lane changes, go on and off ramps, navigate… Read More

Common Factors Among Car Accidents

Car accidents happen more often than most people realize. In 2017, a total of 114,848 car crashes occurred in Maryland, leaving 51,182 people injured, according to the Maryland Highway Safety Office (MHSO). No one ever expects to be in a car accident, which is why they can be so traumatizing. Car accidents can happen anywhere… Read More

Wrecks Involving Emergency Vehicles

Law enforcement officers and emergency vehicle drivers protect the public, but when doing their jobs, they may unintentionally place others in danger. High-speed chases and emergency situations can lead to high driving speeds and reckless driving, which can cause accidents. These vehicles and drivers face increased risks because in emergencies, time is of the essence…. Read More

Recovering from a Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are some of the most serious injuries that can result from a car accident, a gunshot wound, or a severe fall. Depending on the type and severity of the accident, the victim may suffer bruising or swelling in the brain, or bleeding if the impact caused tearing of the brain tissue… Read More

Types of Dangerous Drivers Motorists Should Avoid

Despite every effort you take to follow the rules of the road, and avoid things such as drinking and driving, texting while driving, or other unsafe driving behaviors, you cannot control how other people drive and the irresponsible choices they make when operating a motor vehicle. Fortunately, many of today’s cars are equipped with accident… Read More

Thousands of Vehicles Recalled Due to Fire Risk

Hyundai and Kia have recalled approximately 168,000 vehicles so that they can investigate the cause of a fuel pipe issue that was known to cause serious engine fires. Unfortunately, this is not the first time Hyundai and Kia received fire and engine failure complaints. While the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) was investigating both… Read More

New Cars are Unequipped with Spare Tires

If you have ever gotten a flat tire, you know that it can be a major inconvenience, especially if you are nowhere near a service station or a place where you can have the tire repaired or replaced. If you know how to change a tire, you can replace the flat tire with a spare,… Read More

Police Car Strikes School Bus with Students On-Board

According to the Maryland State Highway Administration, two accidents occurred on Maryland Route 700 within 10 minutes of each other, causing both directions to be shut down. Fortunately, there were no fatalities or life-threatening injuries. However, between the two accidents, four people were taken to a local hospital for minor injuries. The first accident happened… Read More

Determining Damages in a Personal Injury Case

If you have been injured in a car accident, or another type of accident that caused an injury, you may want to consider pursuing a personal injury lawsuit against the person responsible for the accident. Depending on the nature of your injuries, the amount of damages that you receive will depend on how much your… Read More

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