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Pedestrians, Cyclists More at Risk When Daylight Savings Time Ends

A car accident lawyer explains why Daylight Savings Time ended on Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021, and now that it is getting darker earlier each day, drivers need to remember to pay special attention to traffic conditions and look out for pedestrians and cyclists. Driving in dark conditions makes it exceptionally more challenging to notice people...

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Alcohol a Factor in Nearly 33% of Fatal Car Accidents on Interstate 95 in Maryland

An experienced car accident lawyer explains what drivers should know The message seems to be everywhere — Don't Drink And Drive — yet more than 25% of the deadly car accidents that take place in the U.S. each year involve alcohol and drivers who are under the influence. The situation is worse in parts of...

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Fatal Car Accident Spike in 2020 Explained; the COVID Pandemic Did Not Curb Auto Accidents

An experienced car accident attorney breaks down what you should know. A silver lining of the pandemic lockdown was supposed to be fewer serious and fatal car accidents. That didn't happen. In Maryland, around 575 fatal car accidents were reported in 2020. Only 495 deadly crashes were reported the previous year. In fact, while there...

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How To Recover Compensation After Getting Hit by an Impaired Driver in Virginia

Crash victims have legal rights As of this past July 1, Virginia legalized marijuana for medical use. As a result, adults over 21 years old can possess, consume or grow marijuana if they have a doctor’s prescription, according to the Virginia Mercury and other sources. Starting in 2024, adults will be able to use marijuana...

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DC footbridge over I-295 collapses in 'overheight' truck accident

Five people were taken to the hospital after a truck crashed into a pedestrian bridge in Washington, D.C., and caused a multi-car pileup. The truck accident happened in late June on DC-295. Frank Soriano, 50, owner of Frank's Scrap Metal and Recycling in Silver Spring, Maryland, was behind the wheel. His company's boom truck hit...

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Fatal crash in Fairfax County puts bicyclist safety into the spotlight once again

There are a lot of drivers who have an anti-cyclist bias when it comes to sharing the roadways. They believe cyclists don't belong on the road with motor vehicles and think everyone who rides a bicycle is a nuisance. Injured bicyclists are often blamed for crashes they didn't cause, and it's common for police officers...

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Speeding accidents in Maryland: Local city takes steps to combat the issue

You see them frequently on the roads in Maryland – drivers who think that posted speed limits are optional. Speeding drivers pose a deadly risk to other motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians — and local officials from one Maryland city have announced efforts to address the problem. Out of speed and out of control For many...

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Study: Drivers who use marijuana in legal states are driving impaired

The recent passage of a bill legalizing simple marijuana possession in Virginia has reignited the debate on safety standards and how to stop people driving impaired on marijuana from causing serious car accidents. Marijuana can be a divisive topic and there are no federal guidelines about how to tell how impaired someone is or how...

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Leading crash injuries that result in surgery and disfigurement

If you were involved in a collision, your injuries may need more than pain medication, physical therapy and rest to recover. Severe injuries often occur in head-on collisions, T-bone (side-impact) crashes at intersections, high-speed rear-end collisions, rollover accidents and truck crashes. Pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcyclists are especially at risk of sustaining severe injuries because they...

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