Crashes

teen drivers

Study: Summer Months Spark Increase In Fatal Accidents Involving Teens

Summer danger. We’re in the middle of what AAA Mid-Atlantic calls the “100 Deadliest Days…” a stretch between Memorial Day and Labor Day that sparks an increase in fatal accidents involving teenage drivers.

05/27/2015

storefront crashes

Md. Man Who Nearly Died In Storefront Crash Shares Horrifying Story

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Terrifying storefront crashes are happening here in Maryland and around the country. Cars driving right into stores, hitting and even killing the people inside. A Maryland man who nearly died is sharing […]

05/13/2015

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6 In 10 Crashes Caused By Distracted Driving, AAA Says

Distracted driving warning. A new study gives a rare glimpse to what goes on when teens take the wheel.

03/25/2015

ped accidents

New Study Shows Staggering Number Of Md. Pedestrian Fatalities

A growing problem on Maryland’s interstates. Dozens of people hit and killed while walking in the roadway.

11/13/2014

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Montgomery Co. Launches Campaign On Pedestrian Crashes

Montgomery County officials have launched a new campaign aimed at cutting down on pedestrian crashes involving distracted teens.

09/17/2014

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Baltimore County Leaders Urging Pedestrians To Walk Safe

Deadly crashes involving pedestrians hit an alarming high, and who’s to blame in most cases may surprise you.

06/19/2014

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New Tests Show Technology Can Prevent Crashes

“If you have an option to buy one of these systems, it’s definitely worthwhile, and some of the systems may be more value for the money than others,” says David Zuby, chief research officer for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

09/27/2013

drone

FAA Investigates After Drone Crashes In Virginia

The FAA is investigating after a drone crashed into a crowd in Virginia. Several spectators were injured and wondering why the unmanned aircraft was above them in the first place.

08/27/2013

motorcycle

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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Fewer Crashes When Doctors Report Unfit Drivers

People who are officially warned that they are unfit to drive have 45% fewer serious car crashes over the next year.

10/01/2012

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Westminster Deactivating Most Red Light Cameras On Concerns They’re Causing Accidents

Westminster is putting a stop to most of their red light cameras. Police say they may have been causing more accidents than they were preventing.

07/11/2012

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Police In 4 States Beef Up Enforcement On US 15

Officials in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina are beefing up enforcement of U.S. Route 15 to reduce crashes along 400 miles of the thoroughfare popular with vacationers trying to avoid congested interstates.

06/15/2012

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