Maryland Aggressive Driving Defense Attorneys
Aggressive driving is one of the more serious traffic violations in Maryland. In Maryland, aggressive is the culmination of various driving infractions vs. one specific act. The premise behind Maryland Aggressive Driving Laws, as well as other traffic offense laws, are to ultimately make Maryland roads, highways and interstates safer for those traveling them.
If you have been pulled over for Aggressive Driving in Maryland it is in your best interest to work with a MD Aggressive Driving Defense Lawyer. Call or email our Columbia, Maryland traffic ticket lawyers for a free case review. Serving Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Carroll County and Howard County.
Maryland Aggressive Driving Statistics
In Maryland aggressive driving is one of the most common causes of accidents as well as auto accidents resulting in wrongful death. These accidents are lowest during the beginning of the year. Although spread relatively evenly throughout the year, aggressive driving crashes rose slowly from March through June. Total crashes related to aggressive driving peaked during the late fall months (October, November, and December). Some of the most severe crashes resulting in death occurred most often in June, August, and October. • Weekdays and afternoons to early evening hours experience the highest number of aggressive crashes. Nearly half of all aggressive driving crashes occurred between Wednesday and Friday. On average, crashes increased toward the end of the work week and declined during the weekends. However, nearly half of all fatal crashes related to aggressive driving occurred on the weekend (Friday–Sunday). Aggressive driving crashes were highest between 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
What Constitutes Aggressive Driving In Maryland
In the state of Maryland aggressive driving laws are structured to ultimately prevent traffic accidents. Aggressive driving is not necessarily a single act you can commit. Instead, the charge is the culmination of violating multiple traffic crimes simultaneously. Some of these offenses can be:
Failure To Yield
Unsafe Lane Change
Disregarding A Traffic Control Device
Failure To Stop At Command Of Police Officer
Following Too Closely
Passing On A Shoulder
Passing A Stopped School Bus
Failure To Signal
Contact A Maryland Aggressive Driving Attorney
If you have been charged with aggressive driving in Maryland please contact our Columbia MD traffic ticket attorneys regarding protecting your rights and driving privileges. They will aggressively defend your rights in an effort to achieve the most favorable outcome possible and keep any negative legal, professional & financial consequences to a minimum. Please call our Clarksville law office or click here to email the firm.
Serving the Annapolis, Baltimore, Columbia, Elkridge, Essex, Fulton, Highland, Jessup, North Laurel, Savage, Scaggsville & Westminster areas.