Cold Weather Affects Cars. Make Sure You Stay Safe.

Cold Weather Impact on Car

For people who love the cold, this is the best time of the year. This is the time where daylight savings ends and the temperature begins to drop. Just like everyone has to adjust to the weather by bundling up, drivers will have to adjust to the conditions that the cold weather will cause for…

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Transportation Accidents and Workers Compensation Claims

Transportation Accidents and Workers Comp

When people think of workers’ compensation, they often think of injuries like slips and falls or stress injuries. This is because we often view work injuries as singular events that occur on a work site, like a construction site or warehouse. Yet, there is one type of workplace accident that happens in every type of…

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Increase in Car Crashes and Deaths Since Pandemic

Car Accident Covid 19 Pandemic Increases

It was no surprise that during the mandatory shutdown last year, the number of cars on the road decreased. You would think that the number of fatal car accidents would have decreased last year due to the limited number of cars in traffic. Yet, recent surveys from traffic experts have shown that there has been…

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Workplace Burnout Can Make Jobs – and Roads – Less Safe

workplace fatigue accidents

Recently, Nike participated in a growing trend amongst companies. The organization granted its employees in the corporate office a week off to “destress.” Matt Marrazzo, the company’s Senior Manager of Global Marketing Science, published the announcement on LinkedIn. His message expressed both gratitude and encouragement for being a part of the team and recognizing the…

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Tesla Autopilot System Under Investigation

Tesla Autopilot System Under Investigation

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened an investigation into the Tesla autopilot system following multiple accidents with Tesla vehicles and emergency vehicles throughout the country. The investigation includes more than 765,000 vehicles, which accounts for almost every single vehicle sold by Tesla in the United States since 2014. In the accidents identified…

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The Dangers of Electric Scooters

Scooter Accidents and Injuries

Although many people believe they are safe, electric scooters (or e-scooters) can lead to fatal accidents. A recent accident occurred in Oregon, where a man who was riding on an electric scooter was the victim of a fatal crash. He was riding the scooter in the bicycle lane on the east side of the road…

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Driving Dehydrated is Just as Dangerous as Driving Impaired

Dehydration Dangers - Driving

There are multiple penalties associated with impaired driving in Maryland: driving under the influence (DUI), driving while impaired (DWI), and driving while impaired by drugs. If you have a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08 or higher, an individual may face DUI charges. Driving while impaired is a risk to everyone on the road. DUI…

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Stay Safe on Maryland’s Roads This Summer by Following These Tips

Car Safety Maryland Summer feat

The summer season is finally upon us in Maryland and the temperatures are starting to reflect the change in seasons. You might have noticed an increase in traffic volume when commuting to and from work. With more and more people getting the Coronavirus vaccine and states opening up, travel has increased dramatically from the middle…

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