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Maryland – One of America’s most densely populated states and a popular tourist destination with heavy traffic congestion
Home to the Baltimore-Washington Metro Area, Maryland sees millions of people on the road every day. While Maryland has a population of nearly 6 million on its own, the metro region, which directly impacts highway congestion, has a population topping 8 million. Both the metro area’s major biotechnology and defense contractor industries and tourists visiting the area for its rich history keep the small area’s many major roadways full:
Interstate 70 starts at a Baltimore park and ride and extends all the way to Cove Fort, Utah.
Interstate 81 runs through Hagerstown.
Interstate 83 has its southern terminus in Baltimore, a route for travelers from there to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Interstate 95 is the east coast’s major highway, serving every major metropolitan area from Maine to Florida. It is the nation’s longest north-south interstate.
Interstate 97: Known as an intrastate interstate, I-97 runs entirely within the state of Maryland and connects Baltimore and Annapolis. It connects Annapolis with Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI).
Interstate 195: Also known as Metropolitan Boulevard, Interstate 195 is just 4.71 miles long. It is the main connection between BWI and highways leading to Baltimore, Annapolis, and Washington, D.C.
Interstate 270 is known as the Washington National Pike, and makes up the easternmost stretch of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Highway.
Interstate 370 is know as a “spur” route of I-270.
Interstate 395 - Also known as Cal Ripken Way, I-395 is an auxiliary route that connects I-95 with downtown Baltimore and the Inner Harbor neighborhood.
Interstate 495 (Capital Beltway) runs all the way around the nation’s capital through Virginia and Maryland.
Interstate 595 connects Washington D.C. with Annapolis.
Interstate 695 is officially named the McKeldin Beltway, but it’s popularly referred to as the Baltimore Beltway or simply 695. It extends all the way around the city of Baltimore.
Interstate 795 links Baltimore’s northwest suburbs with the city. It is also known as the Northwest Expressway.
Interstate 895 is known as the Harbor Tunnel Thruway. I-895 is a toll road that crosses the Patapsco River via the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel.
To support residents and visitors alike, the Maryland Department of Transportation provides a high-quality site with road conditions, maps, and traffic cameras.
The climate in Maryland is mild, ranging from the low mid-20s in January to the mid-80s in in July. While snowfalls do occur from time to time, local governments don’t keep a major fleet of plows, so traffic can become quite chaotic during inclement weather.
In Accident Data Center, find information on recent Maryland accidents here:
Baltimore Accidents: The largest city in Maryland and the second-largest mid-Atlantic seaport, Baltimore holds most of the state's population and is the major destination for tourists and business visitors. Home to the Orioles and Ravens, it is a major destination for MLB and NFL fans. It is also the location for the majority of motor vehicle crashes in the state. The Baltimore Metropolitan Area encompasses several counties in the state of Maryland, and accidents in these counties can be found here.
When someone is injured in an accident in Maryland, it is important to gather information about what happens next.
Being injured in a serious accident is always a shocking and scary experience, and dealing with the aftermath is exhausting and stressful. Accident victims are forced to deal with hospitalization, medical treatments, missed work, and lost income, often while trying to manage pain and disability from their injuries. And then the insurance adjusters start circling.
Where to find legal assistance after a Maryland injury accident
After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from a Maryland injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work when an injured person is out-of-network, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, a Maryland wrongful death attorney will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what a Maryland injury attorney can do to help.
Legal and Other Resources and Information
The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) is an organization comprised of five business units and one Authority. They are: The Secretary's Office, State Highway Administration, Maryland Transit Administration, Motor Vehicle Administration, Maryland Port Administration, Maryland Aviation Administration and the Maryland Transportation Authority. This unique approach provides the state’s leadership with the ability to develop a coordinated and balanced approach to transportation.
The Mission of the Maryland State Police is to protect the citizens of the State of Maryland from foreign and domestic security threats, to fight crime, and to promote roadway safety by upholding the
laws of the State of Maryland. This will be accomplished through aggressive patrol, investigation, intelligence gathering and interdiction efforts; and by providing leadership and assistance to state and local agencies.
Maryland 511 is Maryland's official travel information service. Maryland 511 provides travelers with reliable, current traffic and weather information, as well as links to other transportation services. Maryland 511 helps motorists reach their destination in the most efficient manner when traveling in Maryland.
Legal resources for the state of Maryland for the public, media, educators and lawyers.
The Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland, Inc.., (PBRC) is the statewide coordinator of volunteer legal services. Our mission is to promote equal access to justice in Maryland by coordinating and supporting volunteer civil legal services, providing resources and support for legal advocates for the poor, and promoting cooperation within the legal community.
The Maryland Association for Justice, Inc. (MAJ) represents over 1,300 trial attorneys throughout the state of Maryland. MAJ advocates for the preservation of the civil justice system, the protection of the rights of consumers and the education and professional development of its members.
The University of Maryland School of Law was established in 1816 and began regular instruction in 1824. It is the third-oldest law school in the nation, but its innovative programs make it one of the liveliest and most dynamic today. Maryland Law stands among five other professional schools on the University of Maryland, Baltimore campus. It has taken advantage of this location to become an integral part of the Baltimore-Washington legal and business community.
University of Baltimore School of Law is located in the heart of Baltimore. It is an integral part of the city’s past and present and will help shape its future. Our graduates preside in courtrooms, boardrooms and conference rooms across the city. The president of our university is a former three-term mayor of Baltimore. Local lawyers and judges teach UB students the value of expanding access to justice. Our clinics provide legal services to vulnerable populations throughout the city.
The Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA) is a voluntary professional individual membership organization. Although it is voluntary to join, consistently over two-thirds of Maryland’s lawyers (approximately 25,000) and judges do so to be a part of the professional organization.