• Can Maryland Police Search Your Vehicle if They Smell Marijuana?

    Few things are as anxiety-inducing as being stopped by a police officer and having your vehicle searched. While most people know their rights when it comes to unlawful searching by the police, the rules can change when the police suspect illegal activity, such as using alcohol or marijuana. Still, as marijuana has been decriminalized in […]

  • Joyriding in Maryland: What Is It and How Could You Be Penalized?

    Being behind the wheel of your car with a group of friends can be an exciting and memorable experience. But where is the line between having a good time and breaking the law? In Maryland, there are laws on the books that govern what is commonly known as “joyriding.” When faced with a joyriding charge, […]

  • How Is Negligent Driving Defined in Maryland?

    In the state of Maryland, negligent driving is one of the most commonly cited offenses.  It should come as no surprise that being negligent while behind the wheel of a car is very dangerous, leading to thousands of accidents per year.  In fact, data from the Maryland Department of Transportation shows that there were 95,562 […]

  • Who Is Responsible for an Electric Scooter Accident in Maryland?

    In recent years, the popularity of electric scooters has seen a dramatic increase, especially in bigger cities. As fuel prices and other commuting related costs have increased, electric scooters have provided a more cost-effective alternative for getting around. Also, with recent court decisions being made, whether the scooter is street legal is also an issue. […]