FAQs: Car Accident Reports in Maryland

Car accidents can leave you with a lot of questions and concerns. One of the biggest concerns after a collision is reporting the accident. Below you’ll find answers to some of the most commonly asked questions related to car accident reports in Maryland. Do I Have to Report a Car Accident in Maryland? For the… read more

Vehicle and Driver Requirements in Baltimore for Uber and Lyft

As of 2022, every state regulates rideshare companies. The last state to regulate ridesharing, Oregon, enacted its laws in 2021. These laws, which refer to these companies as transportation network companies or TNCs, tell Uber and Lyft what they must do to provide ride-hailing services in various states. Maryland’s TNC laws went into effect in… read more

Liability in an Auto Accident from Entering an Intersection on Yellow in Maryland

Over one-half of the injury and fatal crashes in the country occur at or near intersections. In a study of intersection crashes from 2010 to 2017 by AutoInsurance, Maryland ranked sixth for intersection fatalities. Many intersection accidents are caused by drivers failing to yield the right of way. They run a red light or turn… read more

Recovering for a Wrongful Death of a Loved One in Maryland

Losing a family member is tragic; the pain and trauma can be even more intense when that death was avoidable. Recovering compensation for the wrongful death of a loved one can help ease the family’s financial burden while giving them some measure of closure and justice. What Is a Wrongful Death Claim in Maryland? Maryland… read more

Why You Should File a Police Report After Your Auto Accident

Following a car accident, victims often believe that there is no reason to file a police report. This is especially true if the collision was relatively minor.   However, it is essential to file a police accident report regardless of the severity of the crash. Filing a report will give you a much better chance of… read more

Is Lane Splitting Legal in Maryland?

Maryland law does not allow lane splitting or lane filtering. These practices reduce the risk of rear-end collisions in slowed or stopped traffic. But they also come with risks of their own. Learn about lane splitting and lane filtering and the legal statuses of these practices in Maryland. Riding a Motorcycle in Maryland Maryland does… read more

What to Know About Car Accident Reports in Baltimore

Maryland requires you to call the police after a car accident when the other driver is not in a condition to exchange information with you. This is one of many car accident scenarios that would likely result in a car accident report. When you call the police after an accident, the agency will send officers… read more

Can I Get a Ticket in Maryland for Jay-Walking Even If There Are No Cars Around?

Maryland has a surprising number of pedestrian traffic laws. Many of these laws restate common sense. For example, under Maryland law, you cannot cross the road against a red light. Maryland has these laws so the police can ticket you for pedestrian violations. The goal is to keep pedestrians safe from cars. When pedestrians do… read more

Can You Use a Car Seat After an Accident?

Child car seats look sturdy. After all, parents depend on a car seat to protect their children during a car accident. But most parents also know that car seats break down over time. Age can compromise the materials, and car accidents can cause unseen damage to the car seat. Read on to learn when you… read more

Speed Cameras Installed on I-83 in Baltimore

Maryland counties have made extensive use of speed cameras. When used correctly, speed cameras can protect vulnerable road users and generate revenue for local governments. The speed cameras installed on I-83 in Baltimore required a new law from the Maryland state legislature. This law came about after years of lobbying by road safety groups for… read more