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MD Court: Adults Who Serve Booze To Minors May Face Civil Suits

According to an opinion recently issued by the Maryland Court of Appeals - the state's highest court - adults and parents who provide alcohol to underage kids can be held civilly liable is these same underage kids are injured or they hurt others.

Raising alcohol taxes could save Maryland lives

The results of a new study show that increasing state alcohol taxes in Maryland and across the country could save thousands of lives each year. The report was recently published in the online edition of the American Journal of Public Health.

The cost of impaired driving in Maryland

According to statistics compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, someone is killed in an accident involving an impaired driver every 51 minutes on average. These accidents have an economic impact of $59 billion per year in the United States. Overall, 31 percent of all traffic-related fatalities occurred in accidents involving impaired drivers in 2012. Of the 1,168 traffic deaths involving children under the age of 14 in 2012, 20 percent of those deaths were caused by drunk drivers.

Head-on accident kills both drivers in Maryland

Authorities with the Anne Arundel County police reported that a head-on collision claimed the lives of both involved drivers. According to reports, the accident occurred on Dec. 15 on Central Avenue West in Davidsonville.

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