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Are pedestrians at risk if they wear headphones?Monday, April 17, 2017

The days of carrying a boombox may be over, but people still like to listen to music on the go. In the age of smartphones, it's easy to just plug your headphones into your phone and listen to your favorite songs anywhere. Maybe you're walking from the parking garage to...Click here to read more

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Older adults and elevated pedestrian accident risksWednesday, March 15, 2017

Any pedestrian near a roadway is potentially at risk, but the statistics show that older adults may especially face dangers in these situations. One study looked at the injuries and fatalities in 2013, for example, and found that 19 percent of the fatal cases involved those who were 65 and...Click here to read more

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Know what to look for when you are filing a compensation claimMonday, March 13, 2017

Injured pedestrians can face a very difficult battle in the days, weeks and months after the accident. These accidents usually include very serious injuries for the pedestrian. Those injuries can mean that you need medical care, rehabilitative care and other intensive care. The long road to recovery can be...Click here to read more

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Get help to deal with a pedestrian or cycling accidentWednesday, February 22, 2017

People in the U.S. are constantly being encouraged to walk or bike more -- both for the fitness benefits and to lower their carbon footprint. But walking and biking isn't just inconvenient, it can be downright dangerous. Traffic fatalities hit a seven-year high in 2015, and pedestrians and cyclists account...Click here to read more

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Pedestrian crash percentages have been trending upMonday, February 20, 2017

Pedestrian accident stats, when looking at the raw numbers, have been roughly the same for years now. For example, in 2004, there were 4,675 deadly pedestrian crashes. The next year, it jumped to 4,892. Fast forward to 2013, and there were 4,735 deadly pedestrian accidents. However, what is perhaps more...Click here to read more

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What are some of the main pedestrian laws in Maryland?Friday, January 6, 2017

Wondering what drivers are legally obligated to do to keep you safe as a pedestrian in Maryland? If so, take a look at some of these important pedestrian laws: 1. When pedestrians are in the crosswalk, cars have to stop completely. They cannot roll toward the pedestrians in an...Click here to read more

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Do quiet cars increase risks?Wednesday, January 4, 2017

There are a lot of upsides to quiet cars. They tend to be battery-operated -- or at least hybrid vehicles -- which can help to reduce emissions, cut back on pollution and reduce the amount of money people have to spend at the pump. They also reduce noise pollution, of...Click here to read more

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Recumbent bicyclist dies after being struck by vehicleWednesday, November 2, 2016

The former head of the Marriage and Family Therapy Department at the University of Maryland died recently when a 2002 Mercedes E820 struck him while on a recumbent bicycle. The accident happened in a marked crosswalk on Little Falls Parkway. The crosswalk is used by bicyclists and pedestrians while on...Click here to read more

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Not stopping for school buses common in MarylandMonday, September 12, 2016

Many things could endanger students that are on their way to or from school. One is drivers acting recklessly on the roads during the school year. When a student is hurt by a driver's actions, skilled attorneys can assist their parents with the steps involved in pursuing fair compensation for...Click here to read more

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