Reckless and Dangerous Drivers on the Roadways

While it is true that the coronavirus caused a significant decrease in the number of car accidents nationwide, there has also been an increase in the number of reckless and dangerous drivers on the nation’s roadways and highways. As a result, the severity of wrecks is increasing. Many drivers have been traveling at speeds much…

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Speeding Coronavirus MD

With the majority of businesses and schools closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, many local roads are seeing an uptick in speeding – which is not only illegal, but can be risky and even deadly to drivers and passengers. Instead of the typical bumper-to-bumper commuter traffic we’re used to, our local roads and highways are…

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A car accident that results in connective tissue injuries, but not broken bones, is sometimes referred to by the insurance company as a MIST case, an insurance company acronym that stands for “minor impact soft tissue.” Most of these cases involve car crashes that result in $1,500 in property damage or less or are cases…

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A recent and tragic accident in Annapolis highlights the need for motorist awareness when sharing the road with cyclists. The Baltimore Sun reports that, over the weekend, one cyclist was killed and two others suffered serious injuries when an SUV crashed into a group of seven at East College Parkway and Bay Head Road. Authorities…

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Opioids and fatal accidents in Maryland

Over recent years, Maryland has seen a significant increase in the epidemic of opioid addiction. At the same time, a corresponding increase in traffic fatalities has not occurred among drivers found with these drugs in their systems. This is according to a recent report evaluating data from the Maryland state medical examiner. The study was…

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The rear end collision is the most common type of car crash in the United States. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that about 6 million car crashes occur in the U.S. each year. Of these 6 million crashes, 4 in 10 are rear end collisions. The statistics equal out to about seven…

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A fatal bus crash occurred this morning on southbound Branch Avenue at Surratts Road in Clinton, Maryland. According to Price George’s County police, there were multiple vehicles involved in the collision, including a tractor-trailer. At this time, it is reported that one woman has died, and eight people have sustained injuries. The bus was on…

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In March 2018, the driver of a Family Dollar store tractor-trailer fell asleep and crashed his rig into a tanker truck, resulting in a serious fire that almost took the driver’s life. The big-rig driver barely escaped, but suffered some injuries. The tanker truck driver was not injured. However, not all incidents involving drowsy driving…

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