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The Luck of The Irish Won’t Get You Out of a DUI

While historically a celebration of Irish-American heritage, in recent decades St. Patrick’s Day has become associated with high rates of alcohol consumption and, as a result, increased instances of impaired or drunk driving. Nationwide, from 2010 – 2014, the St. Patrick’s holiday has resulted in a drunk driving rate 7% […]


Tips to Spring Forward Safely and Avoid Drowsy Driving

Sunday morning, we lose an hour as we “spring forward” into Daylight Savings Time. It can take between 2 days and 2 weeks for your body to adjust to a time shift. With sleep patterns thrown off and your morning commute shifting back into darkness, your risk of a drowsy […]


Insurance Tips for Car Shopping

Auto dealers take advantage of increased inventory of new year models and available manufacturer incentives to make President’s Day weekend the kickoff to their sales year. When shopping for a new car, the cost of insurance is often a forgotten factor. If you’re in the market for a new car, […]


Allow Us to RE-Introduce Ourselves.

  New address. New look. New logo. Same great team. The last month has brought a great deal of change to the Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund. Over the Independence Day weekend, our offices relocated from our more than forty-year Annapolis home to a brand new facility in Baltimore’s Locust Point […]


Tips for Preventing Child Heatstroke in Vehicles

Car-related heatstroke deaths of children are a tragic, preventable and far too common occurrence in the U.S.. San Francisco State University’s Department of Geosciences reports that since 1998, 646 children have died  after being left in a car – twelve of those cases occurred in Maryland. So far in 2015, there […]


Maryland Auto Insurance Has Motorcycle Season Covered

The spring thaw has started. For many Maryland drivers, the arrival of more pleasant temperatures means it’s time to trade in four wheels for two. Across Maryland roads, we’ll see the number of motorcycles and motor scooters increase over the next several weeks and through the summer. Please remember to […]


Safety Tips for the Holiday Shopping Season

Holiday shopping can be stressful and frustrating enough on its own. Throw in the added hassle of arguing over parking spaces, fender benders, vehicle break-ins, and even car theft, and surviving the holiday shopping season can turn the cheeriest Who in Whoville into a Grinch. Here are some tips for staying […]


Homecoming Safety Tips for Teens and Parents

According to the Centers for Disease Control, motor vehicle accidents are the number one killer of teens in the United States. As we get into the peak of homecoming season, it’s important for parents and teens to work together to make sure that everyone comes home safely from the dance. Here […]


Back To School Safety Tips for Drivers

Schools across Maryland are back in session this week. This means drivers need to be aware of buses and students walking to and from bus stops and schools. Maryland law requires vehicles on both sides of the road to stop completely for buses picking up or dropping off students. (On […]


Safety Tips for Transporting and Enjoying Fireworks

“I believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be celebrated by pomp and parade with shows, games sports, guns, bells, bonfires, and illuminations from one end of this continent to the other…” Future U.S. President, John Adams wrote this in […]


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