Police/Fire, Politics, Traffic

Baltimore County Police Department to receive $283,000 in highway safety grants

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced more than $13 million in federal and state highway safety grants as part of a statewide focus to prevent motor vehicle crashes and eliminate roadway fatalities. The state funds were disbursed at the start of the fiscal year, and the federal funds will be distributed October 1 by the Maryland Department of Transportation …


Events, Family, Police/Fire, Traffic

Maryland State Police to target impaired, aggressive, distracted drivers over Labor Day weekend

PIKESVILLE, MD—As the unofficial end to summer approaches with the Labor Day weekend, Maryland State Police will be on the lookout for impaired, distracted and aggressive drivers. In preparation for the expected high volume of traffic and the potential for many more impaired drivers than on a typical weekend, Maryland State troopers will be on alert. With an increase in …


MDOT, MSDE collecting back-to-school supplies for students

BALTIMORE, MD—To help Maryland students prepare for for the upcoming school year, the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) are partnering with the Boys and Girls Club Maryland Alliance for a statewide Back to School Supply Drive from Monday, July 11, through Friday, July 29, 2022. MDOT business units including the Transportation Secretary’s …

Baltimore County offices, MVA offices, VEIP station to close in observance of July 4th holiday; no trash, recycling, or yard materials collection on Independence Day

BALTIMORE, MD—Baltimore County offices will close and the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration will close all branch offices and Vehicle Emission Inspection Program (VEIP) stations on Saturday, July 2 and Monday, July 4, in observance of the Fourth of July holiday. Baltimore County Government Baltimore County government offices will be closed on Monday, July 4, in observance of …

Maryland State Police to target impaired, aggressive, distracted drivers over Memorial Day weekend

BALTIMORE, MD—As the Memorial Day weekend approaches, Maryland State Police are urging those who plan to celebrate with alcohol to be safe and smart and to avoid impaired, distracted, and aggressive driving. In preparation for the expected high volume of traffic and the potential for many more impaired drivers than on a typical weekend, troopers will be out in force …

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 …

Highway Safety Office presents 18 members of Baltimore County Police Department with top honors

TOWSON, MD—This week, the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration’s Highway Safety Office honored 18 members of the Baltimore County Police Department as Traffic Safety Specialists (TSS). This designation requires members to obtain additional training and skills proficiency. To earn the designation of TSS III, a member of law enforcement must also submit a traffic safety project to members …