Maryland ranks 43rd in the nation for deadliest roads, according to the financial news and opinion site 24/7 Wall St. The report examined motor vehicle crash death rates for 2016 in every state across the nation to determine the most dangerous roads. The State of Maryland ranked near the bottom of the rankings in […]
According to the 2017 Recreational Boating Statistics issued by the U.S. Coast Guard, nationwide boating fatalities reached 658, a decrease of 6.1 percent from 2016. As well, alcohol was the top contributing factor for boating accidents that resulted in loss of life, accounting for 19 percent of boating fatalities.
Regarding boating activities and the simultaneous […]
Leading pizza company Domino’s Pizza revealed a unique campaign: they’re fixing potholes for cities around the US. The initiative, called “Paving for Pizza,” is calling for customers to nominate their cities to qualify for the road repairs.
Domino’s USA president Russell Weiner put it this way: “Have you ever hit a pothole and instantly cringed? […]
Stealing patients’ pain medications is something that has gone on for many years, but lately the opioid epidemic has shone a brighter light on the problems of drug diversion. The path to the patient for prescription pain medications is complicated, and the medications pass through many hands before they reach the patient. If a […]
In December 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed a new, fast-track pathway for medical devices seeking approval for marketing to the public. The Food and Drug Administration has an existing fast track process, which is called 501(k), but the new fast track process (per the FDA) will create an even faster […]
The Bipartisan Effort to Void Forced Arbitration Agreements Will Protect Victims of Sexual Harassment
Over the last few weeks, the news cycle has been inundated with women and men sharing their stories of sexual harassment and abuse. Accusations have been levied against the powerful members of almost every industry, and forced a national conversation about accountability.
That is why we are proud to see bipartisan, bicameral support for a […]
On November 9th, a 71-year-old woman named Elaine Rowena Allen was struck by as many as two cars while she was trying to cross I-29 near Hillwood Drive, in Silver Spring, Maryland. ABC7 reports that Ms. Allen “was hit by a Ford E250 van driven by a 75-year-old man who stayed on the scene, […]
Tailgaters – those annoying drivers who ride aggressively close to your rear bumper – are not just irritating; they are engaging in dangerous behavior. Rear-end car crashes are the most common type of car accident, and the chances of you being rear-ended increase when another driver is riding your bumper.
There is no legal following […]
It is an occurrence that happens every day: a person is driving down the roadway when the vehicle tire goes flat. Out of necessity, he or she pulls over to the side of the highway and change it. Unfortunately, this common occurrence can quickly turn tragic when other drivers on the roadway fail to […]
At some point or another, you have probably been the victim of another driver’s wrath. Slamming down on the horn, tailgating, the screaming of obscenities – these are not the actions of a rational driver, and if you have ever been stuck on the Beltway during rush hour, you may have experienced this.
An especially […]