Electric Cars Are More Dangerous Than Traditional Vehicles

Electric Cars Are More Dangerous Than Traditional Vehicles

Electric cars are meant to benefit drivers by saving money and energy. However, new studies show that electric vehicles are more dangerous than conventional cars. EVs have an increased weight, which causes more severe injuries to occupants in traditional vehicles. Pedestrians, motorcyclists, and cyclists are also at risk of serious injury if they are involved…

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The Dangers of Lane Departure Accidents

Lane Departure Accidents

We have all been there. You’re driving late at night and the car in front of you keeps drifting into your lane. You use the horn, drive by, and give the other driver a dirty look. That is the best-case scenario for a lane or roadway departure incident. Quite often the inadvertent drifting results in…

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How Do Medical Bills Get Paid in a Car Accident Case?

How Do Medical Bills Get Paid in a Car Accident Case

Managing medical bills after a car crash can be overwhelming and confusing. Most car accident cases involving injuries are settled by the insurance companies, but some may need to go to court. It is wise to seek the advice of a Maryland auto accident attorney to help guide you during the legal process. Most people…

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Should Cars Come Equipped with Driver Medical Monitoring Systems?

Driver Medical Monitoring Systems in Cars

A National Highway Traffic Safety (NHTSA) study asserted that 20% of car crashes due to driver reported medical emergencies were caused by diabetic events and 11% were due to heart attacks. These types of car crashes occur because a driver lost control of their car due to an incapacitating medical issue. In an effort to…

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The Dangers of Railroad Crossings

dangers of railroad crossings

According to Operation Lifesaver (OLI), there were over 2000 collisions at train crossings in 2021. An accident with a train can be terrifying and deadly. Trains are massive and travel at such high speeds that it is extremely difficult for them to stop. A passenger car or truck stopped on train tracks does not have…

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What Are Impact Injuries to the Brain in Car Accidents?

Brain Injury Car Accident

Car crashes are one of the leading causes of traumatic brain injuries (TBI). The Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) Traumatic Brain Injury Surveillance Report found that 60,565 TBI-related deaths occurred during 2018 and 60,611 TBI-related deaths took place in 2019 in the United States. According to the CDC’s report, unintentional motor vehicle crashes accounted for…

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Driver-Assistance Technology May Have Caused “Hundreds of Crashes”

There are so many people who are ready for self-driving vehicles to become a part of reality. Over the last several years, auto manufacturers have introduced a lot of new tech – lane assist and crash avoidance systems, automatic braking and parking assist. Some manufacturers, like Tesla, have even introduced the initial stages of automation…

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Common Causes of Work Zone Accidents in Maryland

Work Zone Accidents Maryland

The National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) campaign runs in spring of every year. This event was created in 1997 with the intention of shedding a necessary light on work zone safety while traveling. Although all state departments would love for drivers to travel carefully in work zones at all times of the year, the…

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The Dangers of Driving in Low Visibility Environments

Dangers Driving in Low Visibility

In April, General Motors recalled more than 680,000 SUVs after a windshield wiper defect was discovered. Manufacturers are concerned that the windshield wipers could possibly fall from the ball joints wearing away. The vehicle models that are currently recalled are the 2014 to 2015 model year Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain vehicles. The company has…

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Are Rideshares Reducing Fatal Car Accidents?

Uber Lyft Accidents

Many people have mixed opinions about the effectiveness of rideshare services. Some people love the convenience associated with the use of rideshare services like Uber and Lyft. Some people love the opportunity to make additional income in their spare time by working as Uber and Lyft drivers. Others are concerned about the safety of rideshare…

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