• Can a DUI Affect My Child Custody in Maryland?

    Getting a DUI in Maryland can impact many areas of your life, and family court matters are no exception. Dealing with a bitter divorce and child custody battle can be extremely painful. This leads some people to self-medicate with alcohol, raising the risk of getting a DUI. While this is common, it can negatively impact […]

  • Can You Challenge Breathalyzer Tests in Maryland?

    In today’s world, everyone is aware of the dangers of drunk driving. Understandably, law enforcement is cracking down on drunk driving, and officers everywhere are using various tools to detect drunk drivers, including the Breathalyzer. However, the results of the Breathalyzer device and the weight it holds as a determining factor can be challenged in […]

  • Will Self-Driving Cars Still Have to Be Insured under the Owner’s Auto-Insurance?

    Technological advancement is at the forefront of the automotive industry. With backup cameras, lane departure warning systems, and intelligent cruise control, cars now come equipped with many automated safety features. Once a futuristic concept, self-driving cars are becoming more common on America’s roads. While no cars today are 100% autonomous, there are still questions regarding […]

  • How Does the Driver’s License Point System Work in Maryland?

    Having the ability to drive is both a privilege and a responsibility. People travel, go to work, and run errands throughout each day. Maryland has more than 4.3 million licensed drivers, and a way to keep drivers safe is through enforcing traffic laws and regulations. The driver’s license point system is one of the ways […]

  • 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 […]

  • What Happens If You Fail to Move Over for an Emergency Vehicle in Maryland?

    Many people might wonder what happens if they fail to move over for an emergency vehicle in Maryland, and the truth is that someone could face misdemeanor charges for such a failure. Maryland has a “Move Over” traffic law that applies to emergency vehicles, law enforcement vehicles, tow trucks, and other types of service vehicles. […]

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    5 Examples of Reckless Driving in Maryland

    Being pulled over and accused of committing a traffic violation can be an intimidating prospect for anyone. That can be especially true when a motorist is charged with a misdemeanor offense like reckless driving. At the Law Office of Hillel Traub, we’ve represented clients charged with various examples of reckless driving in Maryland. Our experienced […]