Insurance Study Finds that Washington DC Drivers are Worst in Nation

Statistics paint a grim picture for people on the roadways of our nation’s capital. According to the most recent numbers from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 29 people died in Washington, D.C. traffic accidents in 2009. Of those, 10 involved a blood alcohol content of over 0.08, and 10 involved speeding. Additionally, drivers...

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Senate Majority Leader’s Wife, Daughter Hurt in Accident

The consequences are severe when 18-wheeler and big rig trucks get into accidents with smaller, passenger vehicles. Driver negligence is a big reason for truck-related accidents, and this includes driver’s failing to pay attention to traffic and roadway conditions, failing to signal when switching lanes, or running off the road. Senator Harry Reid’s wife and...

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Fire Truck Responding to Fire Collides With Two Vehicles

Despite Use of Lights and Sirens, Three Seriously Injured

Drivers need to stay vigilant at all times that they are behind the wheel, but this is particularly the case when emergency vehicles are on the streets with their lights flashing and sirens blaring. Drivers should be able to hear and see the emergency vehicles. They...

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Truck Kills Husband and Severely Injures Wife Waiting By Roadside

If you would like more information about personal injuries stemming from tractor-trailer accidents, please contact a Maryland personal injury attorney at Koonz, McKenney, Johnson, DePaolis, and Lightfoot L.L.P. Unfortunately, accidents between commercial trucks such as 18-wheelers and semi trucks and normal cars are often severe. Such vehicles...

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