Archive for August 2015

Ten Tips All Drivers Should Know When Stopped by Police

The human race is not perfect, especially when it comes to errors on the road. The experienced traffic law attorneys from Azrael, Franz, Schwab and Lipowitz provide insight on how to avoid mistakes after being pulled over by the police. Distractions often cause drivers to make mistakes on the road. Once an error occurs, it is important to know how to handle yourself thereafter. When the red and blue lights…

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Keith Franz Opinion Relied Upon In WJZ Story About Chronic Fatigue Among Air Traffic Controllers

Asleep on the job. A new report shows chronic fatigue among air traffic controllers is an ongoing problem. Read the original CBS local story here. “Christie Ileto explains how sleeping on the job can endanger the lives of those who fly every day. The FAA says it’s made changes since the report, but for those who frequently fly, this is a wakeup call. Chronic fatigue on the job is highlighted…

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A Review of the Past: The 2007 Mining Disaster

On April 17, 2007, Michael R. Wilt, a bulldozer operator, was working in the Tri-Star Mine in Barton, Maryland.  Due to many foreseeable, substantial problems that existed in the mine, an avalanche occurred and Michael R. Wilt along with a team of workers were crushed beneath 93,000 tons of rock. Tri-Star was aware of the problem and allowed the conditions to exist and worsen over the years. They also failed…

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Prevention of Underage Drinking Website Launched

A Message from the Baltimore County State’s Attorney, Scott Shellenberger: With the return of college just around the corner I wanted to bring your attention to a terrific new website that deals with underage drinking.  The Maryland College Collaborative launched this site to help parents talk to their children about the dangers of drinking.  Click here to check it out. If you have young people in your life between the ages of…

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