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It’s No Accident: Advocates Want to Speak of Car ‘Crashes’ Instead

Roadway fatalities are soaring at a rate not seen in 50 years, resulting from crashes, collisions and other incidents caused by drivers. Just don’t call them accidents anymore. That is the position of a growing number of safety advocates, including grass-roots groups, federal officials and state and local leaders across ...

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Man Killed in D.C. Hit and Run

Washington, D.C. – A Maryland man was killed late Saturday night in D.C. while he was walking on the 100 block of M Street. Now police are looking for the driver who hit him. Darnell Christopher Ross, 20, of Upper Marlboro, Maryland for an unknown reason fell into the crosswalk, ...

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DC Has the Most Traffic Gridlock

Washington, D.C. – Looks like a ridiculous amount of gridlock in Washington D.C. is not exclusive to lawmakers as a new report from Texas A&M University’s Transportation Institute ranked the capital as the U.S. city with the most traffic congestion. This shouldn’t come as surprise for the many people who ...

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Winter Weather Endangers DC Motorists

Washington, D.C. – Last Thursday winter weather swept into DC dusting the Capital with snow. Icy roads created a treacherous morning commute resulting in several traffic collisions. Three of those accidents occurred within the span of 10 minutes keeping the Virginia State Police busy. the form According to CBS DC, ...

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Accidents Tie Up Maryland Freeways

Lanham, MD- Morning traffic was tied up Tuesday morning following two separate traffic accidents, one fatal. http://washington.cbslocal.com/2013/01/22/fatal-accident-causes-extensive-delays-on-i-270/ According to a Maryland State Patrol press release, Durandal hit the concrete barrier between the northbound and southbound lanes. CBS DC reported that the impact of the crash was so powerful that pieces ...

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Safety Advocacy Group Urges Law Changes

Washington, D.C. – In the past decade, 15,000 motorists have been killed on the highways in the three states that surround the D.C. metropolitan area.  This is a shocking statistic, but the Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, a non-profit group, aims to prevent these unnecessary deaths and personal injuries. ...

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If I’m Injured Do I need a D.C. Accident Attorney?

Washington, D.C. – Most of us have been involved in at least one traffic accident at one point in our lives.  Some traffic collisions are minor, allowing those involved to walk away relatively unscathed, but there are times when these accidents are serious and the victims incur serious injuries or ...

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Five Fatalities in the Washington D.C. Area

Washington D.C. – Christmas Eve quickly turned into heartbreaking tragedies for three families in the Washington D.C. area, after two separate traffic accidents took the lives of three people. The driver—a man in his 40s—was trapped in the vehicle and had to be extricated by emergency crews. He was in ...

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