• Can Maryland Police Tell If You Have a Radar Detector?

    Can Maryland Police Tell If You Have a Radar Detector?

    When you’re driving, you may feel anxious about police officers, no matter your speed. The fear of turning a corner and seeing a car sitting on the side of the road can be startling. You may also desire a few moments of knowledge before an officer comes speeding past you or is in the right-side […]

  • Driving without Insurance Ticket after an Accident 

    Driving Without Insurance Ticket after an Accident 

    All Maryland drivers must have auto insurance. Driving without insurance is a severe offense, with equally severe punishments. Penalties may range from hefty fines to loss of license to jail. Furthermore, the effects of driving without car insurance may be even more detrimental if you are involved in an auto accident. If police officers charged […]

  • Driving without a License Ticket after an Accident 

    Driving Without a License Ticket after an Accident 

    Unlicensed driving is illegal in Maryland. If caught without a license, drivers will receive a traffic citation. If you received a ticket for driving without a license after you were involved in a car accident, you may be wondering if you will be held responsible for the accident as a result. Before you can be […]

  • What to Do after a Reckless Driving Charge in Maryland

    What to Do After a Reckless Driving Charge in Maryland 

    When a police officer arrests you for reckless driving, the citation they hand you afterward is not a standard traffic ticket. Instead, it is a summons requiring you to appear in court to address the criminal charge of reckless driving. Reckless driving is a very severe charge, and you cannot handle it as you would […]

  • How a Summer DUI May Affect Your College Career in Maryland

    How a Summer DUI May Affect Your College Career in Maryland 

    Summer is a time for college students to catch up with friends and family and prepare for the upcoming school year. However, many college students also spend the summer at parties or bars. While there is nothing inherently wrong with drinking—as long as those drinking are over 21—some may have a lapse in judgment and […]

  • Can the Police Arrest Me Even If I Pass a Field Sobriety Test?

    Can the Police Arrest Me Even If I Pass a Field Sobriety Test? 

    When a police officer pulls over a driver on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol, they will often ask the driver to perform a Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST). When conducting these tests, officers will assess the driver’s balance, coordination, and ability to follow a series of directions. Unfortunately, many […]

  • What Prescription Drugs May Lead to a DUI Charge? 

    What Prescription Drugs May Lead to a DUI Charge? 

    When we think about driving under the influence (DUI) charges, we often think of an individual driving drunk. However, some prescription drugs may lead to a DUI charge in Maryland. If you face DUI charges in Maryland because of prescription medication, contact the Law Office of Hillel Traub. Attorney Hillel Traub can explain your situation […]

  • Is the Smell of Alcohol Enough to Suspend Your License in Maryland?

    Is the Smell of Alcohol Enough to Suspend Your License in Maryland? 

    Police officers periodically set up driving under the influence (DUI) checkpoints all across Maryland to combat drunk drivers and keep everyone safe. As long as you are sober, you should be fine. However, the smell of alcohol alone may be enough to face legal issues regarding your driver’s license in Maryland. If you face DUI […]

  • Can Undocumented Immigrants Obtain a Maryland Driver’s License?

    Can Undocumented Immigrants Obtain a Maryland Driver’s License? 

    Undocumented immigrants enter the United States every day for different reasons. As of 2016, Maryland had more than 275,000 undocumented immigrants living in the state. Many of these immigrants wonder if they have the same opportunities that documented people do. One opportunity both illegal immigrants and U.S. residents and citizens share is the ability to […]

  • 6 Common Causes of Distracted Driving in Maryland

    6 Common Causes of Distracted Driving in Maryland 

    Maryland law prohibits all drivers from using a handheld device while driving. The law prohibits drivers from writing, sending, or receiving text messages or other electronic communications behind the wheel. However, not all Maryland drivers follow this law. Too many auto accidents stem from distracted drivers and understanding the most common causes of distracted driving […]