Emergency Response, Government, Science, Traffic

Winter Commuting Hazard Statement issued for Friday morning

UPDATE: This alert has now been upgraded to a Winter Weather Advisory, which will be in effect from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday. Original story below… —— A quick burst of wintry precipitation could lead to some travel issues on Friday morning. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Commuting Hazard Statement for portions of central, northeast, …


Crime, Emergency Response, Traffic

Maryland State Police joins ADAPT initiative to address aggressive driving

The Maryland State Police are among the law enforcement agencies in the state this month who are participating in an initiative to raise additional awareness about aggressive driving. Troopers are participating in the state’s ADAPT – Aggressive Drivers Are Public Threats – initiative. The ADAPT Program is an aggressive driving enforcement campaign designed to curb dangerous behaviors and make Maryland …


Traffic calming pilot program to be initiated countywide

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Fifth District Councilman David Marks announced jointly that the Baltimore County Department of Public Works would initiate a traffic calming pilot program that will position digital speed signs around Baltimore County. The speed signs are meant to help mitigate high-speed drivers in residential neighborhoods as part of a comprehensive traffic calming strategy. “Councilman Marks …

Auto thefts on the rise in Nottingham area

Police are advising local residents that auto thefts were on the rise during the month of December in the Nottingham area. Most of these auto thefts occurred overnight and during the early morning hours as people were leaving for work. The majority of these vehicles were left unlocked, left with keys hidden inside the vehicle, or left running unattended – or …

Maryland State Police to increase patrols ahead Of Christmas, New Year’s holidays

The Maryland State Police will be working to ensure motorists get to and from their travel destination safely between Christmas and New Year’s. Troopers from each of the 23 Maryland State Police barracks who patrol every county will continue to focus enforcement efforts on impaired driving, aggressive driving, speeding, distracted driving, and other violations that often contribute to highway tragedies, …

Maryland State Police, MDTA Police to step up patrols for Thanksgiving holiday

NOTTINGHAM, MD – With extra traffic expected this Thanksgiving holiday, Maryland State Police will have additional troopers on patrol who will be using a variety of initiatives to keep traffic moving, to respond quickly to highway incidents, and to take appropriate enforcement action when violations are observed that threaten the safety of travelers. Beginning Wednesday night, troopers from each of …