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MVA expanding appointments to include vehicle titling

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration is expanding its weekly appointment offerings to include select vehicle service transactions. Maryland residents can now take advantage of 2,646 new weekly appointments for vehicle titling services. Customers who schedule an appointment are guaranteed to be seen within 15 minutes of that appointment time. “Appointments for driver licensing related transactions have …


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MDOT MVA offices to close in observance of Presidents’ Day

BALTIMORE, MD—In addition to all Baltimore County government offices, the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) will close all branch offices and Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program (VEIP) stations on Monday, February 17, 2020 in observance of the Presidents’ Day holiday. MDOT MVA self-service VEIP kiosks, online services and 24-hour kiosks will still be available. Customers may conduct …


State Highway Administration teams up with Baltimore Orioles to promote pedestrian safety

Baltimore, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is teaming up with the Baltimore Orioles to stress the importance of pedestrian safety to Maryland’s youngest commuters. “Ensuring the safety of students as they walk to and from school, to bus stops and through our neighborhoods is a priority,” said Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Acting Administrator …

MDOT SHA pre-treats roads ahead of Saturday snow

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is closely monitoring and preparing for a weekend snow event that will affect most of the state. Crews continue to pretreat state-maintained roads in many areas. Some snow accumulation is expected, particularly in the western and northern parts of the state. As the precipitation transitions from snow to sleet …

MDOT MVA shares New Year’s Eve driving safety tips

BALTIMORE, MD—As Marylanders prepare for the New Year and set new resolutions for 2020, the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) is reminding motorists of Five to Arrive Alive, a list of highway safety tips designed to help drivers, passengers and pedestrians stay safe on Maryland roadways. “We all have a responsibility to make safe and smart …

Maryland State Police to target impaired, distracted drivers

PIKESVILLE, MD—The Maryland State Police will be working to ensure motorists get to and from their travel destinations safely between Christmas and New Year’s Day. Troopers will focus enforcement efforts on impaired driving, aggressive driving, speeding, distracted driving and other violations that often contribute to highway tragedies, especially during the holiday season.  Additional troopers will be working overtime assignments funded …

MDOT SHA to suspend non-emergency lane closures along busiest holiday travel routes

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration is gearing up to keep lanes open so holiday travelers can get to their destinations quickly and safely. MDOT SHA will suspend non-emergency lane closures from 5 a.m. on December 24 until 10 p.m. December 27 and again from 5 a.m. December 31 until 10 p.m. January 2. Extra highway crews …

Maryland State Highway Administration joins Waze Connected Citizens Program

BALTIMORE, MD—Marylanders now have another way to navigate traffic incidents and congestion thanks to a new partnership between the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) and the Waze mobile app. Under their new partnership with Waze’s Connected Citizens Program (CCP), MDOT SHA can now more effectively share road closure incidents immediately with users. “Sharing information in real …