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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 …


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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 …

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 …

Maryland State Police to increase patrols as St. Patrick’s Day approaches

PIKESVILLE, MD—With St. Patrick’s Day coming up on Thursday, Maryland State Police are urging those who plan to celebrate with alcohol to be safe and smart and avoid impaired, distracted, and aggressive driving. With an increase in impaired drivers expected throughout the state this week, state police will be conducting saturation patrols at each of the 23 barracks focusing on …

Amid billing woes, MDTA approves civil penalty waiver grace period for tolls

BALTIMORE, MD—At its monthly livestreamed public meeting, the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Board approved a Customer Assistance Plan that includes a civil penalty waiver grace period that waives all civil penalties for customers who pay their unpaid tolls by 11:59 p.m. on November 30, 2022. This month, over 12,000 E-ZPass users signed a petition calling on Governor Larry Hogan to …

Maryland State Police to target impaired, aggressive, distracted drivers over holiday week

PIKESVILLE, MD—Maryland State Police are gearing up for the week between Christmas and New Year’s with additional troopers on patrol using a variety of initiatives to urge both motorists and pedestrians to use common sense, take responsibility, and be more courteous on Maryland’s roadways. Between Wednesday and January 2, troopers from each of the 23 Maryland State Police barracks statewide …