Tag: driving

Greenlaurel: Your Top 7 Electric Vehicle (EV) Questions

There are over 700 public electric vehicle chargers in Baltimore, like this one at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Even better, EVs often get preferred parking spaces.

They’re cool. They’re supposedly green. And yes, electric vehicles (EV) can be confusing. Check out the real-world answers below to seven classic EV questions.  We’ve even discovered some crazy sweet (like $10,000 sweet) EV coupons that expire Sept. 30. Maybe it’s time to go electric?

Hit the Brakes: City’s New Red Light Cameras Now Issuing $75 Tickets

Photo by Kevin Payravi, via Wikimedia Commons.

Eight more traffic cameras are now ready to snap your picture and send you a ticket in the mail.

Maryland Ranked the Safest State for Teen Drivers

What not to do when driving. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

Driving will always be a risky activity for teenagers, but Maryland parents may be able to find some solace in a new national ranking that puts the state above all others for teen driving safety.

Baltimore Is the Nation’s Sixth Worst City for Driving


woman driver accident

If you’ve ever grumbled at how much time you have to spend behind the wheel in Baltimore, you’re not alone.

Pay Your Tolls Without a Fine — This Month Only



It happens to the best of us: You’re late to work, and you don’t have change for the toll booth. Or you realize you’re in the EZ Pass lane — with no EZ Pass on your car. It’s okay, I don’t blame you. We’re all toll-paying scofflaws sometimes.

Baltimore Has the Worst Drivers (Outside Massachusetts)


woman driver accident

Everyone agrees that the nation’s worst drivers are in Boston–so it should come as no surprise that the second-worst drivers, according to Allstate Insurance’s annual Best Drivers Report, are from just outside of Boston in Worcester. But the city with the third-worst drivers in the entire United States of America? Baltimore.

Baltimoreans Have Terrible Commutes



The average Baltimore resident drove nearly 31 minutes to get to work this morning, according to an AP analysis of data recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau. That’s the sixth longest commute in the entire country.

Baltimore Drivers Barely Better Than Crazy Boston Drivers



The good news is that Baltimore drivers are apparently not as bad as those kooks in DC and Boston. The bad news is that we’re worse than pretty much everyone else.

Maryland Drivers, You Are Being Exploited



It’s not just that we have bad drivers here in Maryland (though that’s true). It’s also the sixth most exploitative state for motorists, according to a new study by the National Motorists Association.

Maryland’s New Law Makes it Easier for Undocumented Immigrants to Get Driver’s Licenses



Thanks to a measure that Martin O’Malley signed into law back in May (but that didn’t go into effect until yesterday), it’s now easier for undocumented immigrants in Maryland to get driver’s licenses.