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Proposed Bill Would Increase Penalty For Crashes Caused By Distracted Driving

A heartbroken Maryland mother pushes for change in Annapolis. Three years after losing her young son to a texting-related crash, she made an emotional appeal to toughen up Maryland’s distracted driving laws.

02/26/2014

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Several Accidents Blamed On Icy Roads And Fog

Several accidents are being blamed on icy roads and early morning fog Wednesday.

01/15/2014

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Icy Conditions Cause Multiple Car Accidents In Harford, Carroll Counties

Icy road conditions in Harford and Carroll counties led to several accidents Sunday night.

12/15/2013

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Drivers Urged To Clean Snow & Ice From Cars Before Hitting The Road

There are still dangerous elements left over from the storm that hit our region this week. But many of us may not realize what those dangers are.

12/12/2013

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Devastating Trend: Highway Fatalities At All-Time High

A devastating trend. Highway fatalities across the nation are at an all-time high. That’s according to new federal numbers released this week.

11/17/2013

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Study: Self-Driving Cars Would Eliminate Majority Of Traffic Deaths, Congestion

In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don’t drink and then climb behind the wheel.

10/24/2013

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Montgomery Co. Aims To Stop Panhandling, Accidents

Montgomery County is launching a new initiative to stop panhandling and prevent accidents.

09/09/2013

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Simulator At BCCC Shows Drivers The Dangers Of Texting Behind The Wheel

Though young drivers only make up 7 percent of the population, they’re responsible for over 15 percent of car accidents.

09/03/2013

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Wrong Way Crash Combat: National Transportation Safety Board Takes Action

It’s a growing problem in Maryland and across the country. Drivers who get on the road going the wrong way causing horrendous head-on car crashes. WJZ investigates a problem so bad the National Transportation Safety Board is taking action.

05/09/2013

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Chopper Concerns: New Plan Aims To Prevent Deadly Motorcycle Accidents

A spike in motorcycle crashes. Deadly accidents are way up in Maryland, and the state’s launching a major effort to stop the trend.

04/26/2013

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Monday’s Winter Weather Caused Problems Tuesday—And Another Storm’s Coming

Winter weather wreaked havoc on drivers across the state early Tuesday morning. Now we’re tracking another storm heading our way.

12/25/2012

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Christmas Eve Snow Sends Cars Skidding

Maryland State Police say a Christmas Eve snowfall across much of northern and central Maryland is making driving conditions hazardous.

12/24/2012

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