- The general rule is pull over to the right so emergency vehicles can pass on the left.
- However, if you're on a one-way road, or in the left lane of a highway and don't feel safe pulling to the right, stay on the left and make way for the emergency vehicle to pass in the center of the road.
- In all cases, the major concern is safety: you have to find the safest way to yield to the emergency vehicle.
When it comes to drinking and driving, what’s the difference between a DUI and a DWI? The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety told us:
- In Maryland, Virginia, and DC, there’s really no difference between the two: they carry the same charges.
- DUI stands for driving under the influence & DWI stands for driving while intoxicated.
- Drivers in Maryland and the District can also be charged with "driving while impaired" which carries a lesser penalty than DUI or DWI.
- Police sometimes shorten to "driving while impaired" to just "impaired" in order to avoid confusion with DUI or DWI.
- Daylight Saving Time was formally introduced to the U.S. in 1918.
- Today, most of the country observes Daylight Saving Time under federal regulation.
- The rules for Daylight Saving Time changed in 2007 for the first time in more than 20 years as an effort to reduce energy consumption.
- So now, Daylight Saving Time begins on the second Sunday of March and ends on the first Sunday of November.
- This year, daylight saving ends on Sunday, Nov. 7, at 2 a.m.
- At that time, clocks will be set back one hour and it will become 1 a.m. local standard time.
- And don't forget to change the batteries in your smoke detectors when you change your clocks.
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