• Can a Speeding Ticket Hurt My Job Prospects?

    Searching for a job can often come with feelings of stress and anxiety. While a speeding ticket may not completely deter a company from hiring you, it may impact whether you qualify for certain positions. Suppose you are applying for a truck driver position. The company may express concerns about your past driving record and […]

  • Could a Texting-While-Driving Offense Cost You Your License?

    Disconnecting from your mobile device is challenging in our current society. However, sending a quick text message while driving your vehicle may cause a serious crash or force you to face challenging legal consequences. The Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) reports that around 27,000 people suffer injuries annually from distracted driving. In order to combat […]

  • Can You Talk on the Phone While You Drive in Maryland?

    Even if your eyes are still on the road, Maryland law still considers driving and talking on the phone as a distraction. Maryland law defines distracted driving as any activity that diverts attention from driving. If you’re talking on the phone, you’re focusing on the conversation and not what’s going on around you. Driving requires […]

  • What Does Reasonable Articulable Suspicion Mean in Maryland?

    For a Maryland police officer to pull a vehicle over, they must either observe a Maryland traffic law violation or have “reasonable articulable suspicion” that the driver is operating their vehicle not in accordance with the law. The law enforcement officer may further investigate the driver if they have reasonable articulable suspicion. A police officer […]