Yearly crashes in the D.C. area rose from 52,318 in 2010 to 88,276 in 2017, prompting a local leader to declare it a “serious public health issue.”
After a pair of fatal crashes, police are telling drivers that they should do whatever they can to remain inside their vehicles if they need to pull over on a busy highway.
Last year, 111 pedestrians died on Maryland roadways, and 257 school-aged children were injured on the way to or from school. On Thursday, Maryland police, transportation and school officials gathered to talk about road safety.
Americans are living longer and driving later in their lives, but a newly released report shows a growing threat to the safety of older motorists.
Safety officials say shorter daylight hours in the fall and winter typically lead to a spike in crashes involving pedestrians.
Residents who live along Maryland Route 210 are being promised improvements to reduce the high number of collisions and fatalities along the speed-plagued, crash-prone roadway.
It won’t be pitch black in the D.C. area, but that doesn’t mean that drivers won’t be distracted during the eclipse on Aug. 21. Here’s what you need to know to stay safe on the roadways.
A safety report card tracking whether states are adopting policies to help prevent car crashes, home fires, drownings and drug overdoses finds Virginia lagging behind Maryland and D.C. across most measures.
The struggle for area police departments is that rarely do the riders pull over. Officers are limited in what they can do to stop the engine-revving, wheelie-popping gangs.
On the eve of the summer driving season, the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration is offering simple advice: Wear a seat belt no matter what seat a passenger chooses.
The Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety released a report on how states are performing when it comes to enacting laws to make highway travel safer.
WASHINGTON — Evenings are getting darker as winter approaches, so the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) wants to help keep kids, and their adult chaperones, stay safe this Halloween. The State Highway Administration will be lending…
WASHINGTON — The second annual “Kids Safety Saturday” took place at the City of Fairfax Police Department on Saturday. The event gives police officers the chance to teach local children the fundamentals of road safety, Det. Kyle Bruce says.…
WASHINGTON — Montgomery County Police are investigating, after a woman was killed in single-vehicle crash in Rockville early Saturday. Police say they spotted the car traveling south on Georgia Avenue approaching the ICC (Inter County Connector)…
WASHINGTON — A man was killed in a single-car crash in Montgomery County, Maryland on Sunday morning. Police say a Toyota Tacoma was traveling on the ramp from southbound Interstate 270 to Shady Grove Road around 9…
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