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Tips for Avoiding Heat Sickness While Driving

Published on Jul 22, 2022 at 5:20 pm in Car Accidents.

When you think about being safe on the road, remaining hydrated may not top your list. It perhaps should, though. Temperatures can reach, on average, the mid to high 80s during the summer months here in Baltimore and across the state. So, you can surely benefit from assimilating tips for avoiding heat sickness while driving into your routine.

Do Digital Billboards Distract Drivers?

Published on Jul 8, 2022 at 3:10 pm in Car Accidents.

Drivers should always give their full attention to the road when driving. Unfortunately staying on task can be a challenge in a world filled with constant distractions. Most Baltimore drivers do their best, though, and many even take preventative measures like putting their phones out of reach when they are behind the wheel.

How Do You Get a Copy of a Police Report in Baltimore?

Published on Jun 24, 2022 at 3:38 pm in Car Accidents.

There are several steps you should take if you are involved in a car accident. One of the first of these is that you should call 911 and make sure a police officer is headed to the crash scene. You may then want to turn your attention to a few additional tasks as you wait for a law enforcement officer to arrive.

How Do Faulty Handrails Cause Serious Injuries?

Published on Jun 10, 2022 at 5:03 pm in Slip and Fall.

When you enter a business or someone’s home, the last thing you expect is to grab for a handrail and have it break loose or injure you. A broken or faulty handrail can lead to a serious slip and fall injury very quickly, especially in instances where the handrail may look secure but isn’t. Whether the handrail is located in a stairwell, a balcony, an entryway, or a ramp, visitors depend on these handrails to guide them safely and provide balance.

How Does Tractor-Trailer Brake Failure Cause Accidents?

Published on Jun 2, 2022 at 8:24 pm in Truck Accidents.

How Does Tractor-Trailer Brake Failure Cause Accidents?

Brake failure is one of the most dangerous situations involving a tractor-trailer. When a large, heavy machine doesn’t have the ability to stop, large-scale devastation can result. If a driver loses control of the semi-truck, anything in the vehicle’s path can be destroyed. Other cars, motorcycles, pedestrians, and even nearby buildings may be caught in the destruction caused by tractor-trailer brake failure.

There’s no question that tractor-trailer brake failure causes accidents. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recognizes that most brake malfunction collisions are very serious in nature. FMCSA regulations governing brake use, maintenance, and inspection are rigorous. But not every motor carrier adheres to these mandatory guidelines.

How To Prevent Hydroplaning

Published on May 19, 2022 at 9:13 pm in Car Accidents.

Tips to prevent hydroplaning

While any month of the year can bring about a fair amount of precipitation, rainfall is perhaps the heaviest during the spring and summer seasons. 

Wet roads are no match for motorists. Surfaces like these can affect traction, causing a motorist to lose control of their vehicle and resulting in a crash. 

How Does Poor Road Design Contribute to Accidents?

Published on May 5, 2022 at 6:07 pm in Car Accidents.

How Does Poor Road Design Contribute to Accidents

Baltimore drivers rely on safe, well-maintained roads to get to work, pick their children up from school, and run errands. The roads you travel every day can be deceiving, though. While they might appear to be safe enough for regular use at first glance, there may be hidden dangers that put you and your loved ones at risk.

Poor road design increases your chances of being involved in a serious car accident. Let’s look more at how poor road design contributes to accidents.

What Are the Most Common Reasons for Motor Vehicle Recalls?

Published on Mar 29, 2022 at 7:08 pm in Product Liability.

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If you follow the news regularly, then you’re bound to come upon a news story in which an auto manufacturer or government regulators are recalling yet another vehicle. There’s no singular reason why these recalls happen either.

We’ll delve into specifics regarding these recalls, including how common they are, what you should make of them, and the most common reasons they occur below. We’ll also highlight some of the more significant recalls that have taken place over the years.

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