Events, Police/Fire, Traffic

Governor Hogan declares Crash Responder Safety Week in Maryland as part of effort to protect first responders

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has declared November 14-18 as Crash Responder Safety Week in Maryland, issuing a proclamation in support of a national effort to raise awareness of the critical role motorists play in keeping first responders safe as they perform their duties on our highways. “The men and women who respond to thousands of crashes and disabled vehicles each …


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MDOT MVA to close offices on November 11 to mark Veterans Day, commemorative banner pens to be distributed

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration will close all branch offices and Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program (VEIP) stations on Friday, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day. MDOT MVA branch offices will reopen for normal operations by appointment only on Saturday, November 12. VEIP testing also will resume November 12 and does not require an appointment. Baltimore …


Governor Hogan announces Operation Green Light to honor Maryland veterans

ANNAPOLIS, MD—As the nation prepares to mark Veterans Day, Governor Larry Hogan this week announced the State of Maryland’s participation in Operation Green Light, a new initiative to support military veterans, as well as raise awareness about the resources available to assist veterans and their families. The state’s outreach efforts are being led by the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs …

MDOT MVA launches Maryland Mobile ID in Apple Wallet

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration this week announced the launch of Maryland Mobile ID in Apple Wallet, providing Marylander residents with an easy, fast, and secure, digital version of their MDOT MVA-issued driver’s license or state ID card. Maryland residents can choose to add their driver’s license or state identification card to Apple Wallet, and seamlessly …

Governor Hogan proclaims May to be Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month; Maryland State Police announce free motorcycle training

GLEN BURNIE, MD—To raise awareness and encourage all travelers to share the road with motorcycle riders, Governor Larry Hogan has proclaimed the month of May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in Maryland. In support of the proclamation and general motorcyclists’ safety, the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration’s (MDOT MVA) Highway Safety Office and Maryland State Police have announced …

New DriveEzMD E-ZPass Maryland Customer Service Center now open at Essex MVA

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority and the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration have added a seventh DriveEzMD E-ZPass Maryland Customer Service Center in an MDOT MVA Branch to serve tolling customers. The new center is at the MDOT MVA Essex branch, located at 1338A Eastern Boulevard (21221). At the Essex location and at all CSCs, customers can perform …

Governor Hogan honors victims of impaired driving at 18th annual Maryland Remembers ceremony [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday joined state officials, transportation leaders, safety advocates, law enforcement, and families for the 18th annual Maryland Remembers ceremony, which honors Marylanders who lost their lives to impaired driving. During the ceremony, the governor announced that Maryland is one of five states to receive a grant from the Governors Highway Safety Association to encourage safe …

Governor Hogan directs MDOT MVA to expedite driving tests, credentials for school bus drivers

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has directed the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) to take steps to make sure school bus drivers are able to obtain proper testing and credentials as quickly as possible in order to help meet the needs of school systems across the state. On Saturday, September 25, 2021, MDOT MVA will host Bus …