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    5 Ways a Poor Driving Record can Affect Your Life

    Few events in life follow you around like those that go on your driving record. The Maryland Motor Vehicle Association (MVA) keeps track of every citation you incur. Citations in Maryland can add up to points against your license, which could ultimately lead to a driver’s license suspension. A poor driving record may not only […]

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    Maryland Criminal Traffic Charges

    Most people are familiar with common traffic offenses like speeding or running a stop sign. Typically, these moving violations result in a citation for which you may incur points against your driver’s license and a fine; however, some traffic offenses may double as criminal acts. If you have been charged with a more serious traffic offense, […]

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    Understanding Traffic Offenses in Maryland

    The Code of Maryland defines all the laws in the state, including all traffic laws. There are several ways a person may unintentionally violate a transportation statute and incur penalties. Different penalties are involved in all the different types of traffic offenses described in the Code. Likewise, there are a variety of methods a person […]

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    Responding to a Maryland Traffic Ticket

    Maryland drivers have three options for responding to a traffic ticket. A person facing a ticket has just thirty (30) days to decide how they will resolve the ticket. If you currently face a citation for a traffic violation in the Baltimore metro area, you don’t have much time to make an informed choice. At […]

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    Maryland House Approves New Texting while Driving Bill

    Distracted driving causes approximately a quarter of all car crashes each year. According to the CDC, at least 9 people are killed because of a distracted driver while over 1,000 are injured per day in an accident involving a distracted driver. Distracted driving is understood as driving while doing another activity that takes your attention […]

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    Reasons for a Suspended License in Maryland

    If your license is suspended in Maryland, you cannot drive without committing a serious criminal offense. A license suspension is a temporary ban on your legal ability to drive. If the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) suspended your license, you will need to take action to satisfy the suspension requirement in order to have the […]

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    Maryland Expands “Move Over” Law

    The highway is a risky place for pedestrians, with cars blowing past at upwards of 80 miles per hour. According to a AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety study, pedestrians who are hurt or killed on interstate highways make up 10% of all pedestrian fatalities each year in the United States. Many who are injured or […]

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    CDL Disqualifications in Maryland

    Driving a commercial vehicle is a big responsibility that not everyone is qualified for. Commercial drivers in Maryland are held to a much higher standard than regular drivers. Due to the sheer size and potential danger of large trucks and vans, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration sets strict regulations and rules all drivers with […]

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    How a DUI Can Affect your CDL in Baltimore

    DUI laws in Maryland are extremely strict for commercial drivers. Those who rely upon a commercial driver’s license (CDL) to make a living must abide by rigid federal regulations due to the nature of their vehicles. Part of these regulations holds them to a higher standard than non-commercial drivers when it comes to receiving a […]

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    How Long Do Points Stay on your Maryland Driver’s Record?

    Have you ever received a traffic ticket and paid it outright? Have you ever gone to court for a traffic offense and been found guilty? If you answered yes to either question, chances are you have points on your license. Point accumulation on your license is highly unfavorable as it can lead to your driving […]

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