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Speed Camera Overhaul Passes Through Maryland General Assembly

The Maryland General Assembly has approved a comprehensive speed camera reform that is expected to be signed into law by the Governor. Most significant are the provisions that have been designed to ...
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Law Offices of Adam M. Smallow has Grand Opening Celebration

An end-of-the year celebration and grand opening of the new location of the Law Offices of Adam M. Smallow in Edgewood was attended by local business people, dignitaries, friends and colleagues. The ...
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Law Offices of Adam M. Smallow Sponsors Rotary Club Event

The Law Offices of Adam M. Smallow was a banner sponsor for the Southern Harford County Rotary Club's annual Snowball Gala, which benefits less fortunate and troubled children in Edgewood and ...
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Baltimore Speed Camera Saga Continues

It seems as if the long gestating Baltimore Speed Camera Saga has finally reached its apex. Several days ago, a secretive audit commissioned by the City of Baltimore revealed that about ten percent of ...
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Drive Safely on New Year's Eve

Driving on New Year's Eve is arguably the most dangerous night of the year due to the increased number of drunk motorists on the road, Of course it goes without saying that if you plan to drink as ...
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New Cell Phone Traffic Law Takes Effect October 1

On October 1, 2013, a new law goes into effect that makes hand-held cellphone usage while driving a primary offense. In other words, a police officer or state trooper no longer needs an unrelated ...
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Remember to Change Lanes When You See a Stopped Emergency Vehicle

Many Maryland motorists do not realize that they can be ticketed for failing to change lanes when they pass a stopped emergency vehicle on the side of the road. This traffic offense carries both a ...
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Use Your Cell Phone to Preserve Evidence After a Traffic Stop

Recently, my client and I went to trial on a suspended license charge. Due to numerous prior traffic convictions, my client was facing the possibllity of incarceration. A "not guilty" ...
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Adam Smallow Featured in Baltimore Business Journal

Recently, our very own Adam Smallow was featured in the Baltimore Business Journal in an article entitled, "Harford County businesses woo growing Latino population." In the article it ...
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Speed Camera Transition is Slow and Certainly Not Seamless

The ongoing speed camera saga in Baltimore City continues. After the scandal broke, in which it was revealed that calibration and other errors in the cameras led to thousands of erroneous tickets, the ...
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Law Offices of Adam M. Smallow Opens Second Office Location

At the Law Offices of Adam M. Smallow we are proud to announce the opening of our second office location which is located at: Village Plaza, 1969-B Pulaski Highway, Edgewood, MD 21040. Our main ...
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Baltimore City Replaces All Speed Cameras

In a follow up to an earlier blog on WWW.BALT-LAW.COM on faulty speed cameras in Baltimore, the Sun has reported that the city has switched contractors and will REPLACE ALL 83 AUTOMATED SPEED CAMERAS. ...
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Faulty Speed Cameras in Baltimore - Del. Cardin Defends the Public

Most of us have experienced the frustration of receiving a speed camera ticket in the mail after the end of a long and stressful day. As you examine the letter, you can't exactly remember where it ...
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Happy and Healthy New Year

The Law Offices of Adam M. Smallow wish everybody a happy and healthy New Year. Best wishes from all of us for a prosperous 2013! Be safe on the roads and for any traffic-related issues please contact ...
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City of Baltimore Issues Speed Camera Ticket for Stopped Vehicle

Baltimore – On December 12, 2012, The Baltimore Sun published an article on a Baltimore City speed camera ticket that was issued for a "stopped" car. The original ticket alleged that ...
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Holiday Season Drinking Tips

People have been consuming alcoholic beverages for thousands of years; however, ever since the invention of the automobile, drinking and driving has become a large public health concern drawing ...
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Significant Spike in U.S. Traffic Fatalities

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA) release a disturbing report last week that revealed U.S. traffic deaths are up 13.5% from the same first quarter period in 2011. This is the ...
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Memorial Day Traffic - Drive Safely This Summer

Memorial Day is the unoffocial start to the new summer. From family barbecues to lazy days on the beach to much anticipated vacations, this is a very fun and festive season. However, this is also a ...
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Groundbreaking DWI/DUI Opinion from the Maryland Circuit Court

The Circuit Court for Carroll County recently issued a momentous opinion regarding the admissibility of police officers' "expert testimony" in prosecutions of persons suspected of ...
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More Traffic Cameras Coming to Baltimore County in 2012

Under pressure from Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, it seems very likely that County Council will approve the installation of up to 14 new speed and red-light cameras in areas around the ...
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Safe Driving Over the Holidays

Maryland police will increase its presence during the holiday season, particularly from Christmas through New Year's Day. DUI checkpoints will be set up all over the state and police will be ...
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Intercounty Connector Opens in Advance of the Holiday Season

After decades of suffering with some of the worst traffic in the United States, Maryland residents received an early holiday present from the State with the opening of the Intercounty Connector (ICC). ...
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Non-English Speaking Commercial Drivers Being Targeted in Maryland

Our office is being contacted with increasing frequency by several companies in New York, Pennsylvania and Florida because their employees are being pulled over and ticketed for failing to comply with ...
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Major Toll Hikes Take Effect in Maryland

Beginning last week, the first phase of a series of unprecedented toll hikes took effect at tolls and bridges all across the state of Maryland. The $2 tolls at the Harbor Tunnel, Fort McHenry Tunnel ...
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New Speeding Ticket Procedures - ALWAYS REQUEST A TRIAL

Beginning in 2011, the Maryland Legislature changed the procedures in how a defendant can respond to his or her non-incarcerable traffic citation. These are citations that do not carry the possibility ...
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