• Can I Be Fined for Driving While Drowsy in Maryland?

    While not one of the more obvious dangers, drowsy drivers who choose to get behind the wheel are risking their own lives as well as the lives of fellow drivers. Each year, drowsy driving accounts for about 100,000 crashes, 71,000 injuries, and 1,550 fatalities, according to the National Safety Council (NSC). These crashes led to […]

  • Are Adults Exempt from Maryland’s Backseat Seat Belt Laws?

    No matter where you ride in a car, there is always a danger of getting injured in an accident. These dangers are only increased when you are not wearing a seatbelt. In fact, of the 543 car accident fatalities 2021, 80 of those involved passengers and not just the drivers, according to data from the […]

  • How to Avoid a DUI in Maryland This Holiday Season

    The holiday season is a time for celebration and festive gatherings with family and friends. Unfortunately, it’s also a time of year where the number of DUI arrests increases. So many people are attending holiday parties and dinners, often deciding to have a drink or two. While there’s nothing wrong with having a drink, consuming […]

  • How Common Is Drunk Driving on New Year’s Eve?

    Although New Year’s Eve is one of the most exciting holidays, it is also a notorious day for accidents. In 2019, 28% of traffic fatalities were due to alcohol-impaired drivers, but this number jumps to 36% of traffic fatalities during this end-of-year holiday. At the Law Office of Hillel Traub, our experienced DUI attorneys know […]