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Frosh joins motion to intervene in second lawsuit to defend America’s clean car standards

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Friday joined a multistate coalition in filing a motion to intervene in a lawsuit to defend the nation’s Clean Car Standards against a challenge by the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI). The coalition seeks to counter any arguments that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) should …


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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 …


Governor Hogan commemorates victims of drunk driving crashes

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday joined state officials and more than 100 family members and friends of victims of impaired driving crashes for the 16th annual Maryland Remembers ceremony. Maryland Remembers honors the lives and legacies of Marylanders who have been killed in impaired driving crashes. During the ceremony, Governor Hogan presented the Kevin Quinlan Award to retired Maryland …

Maryland State Police to conduct sobriety checkpoint in Harford County

NOTTINGHAM, MD—With the holiday season upon us, the Maryland State Police will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint next week. On Wednesday, November 27, 2019 troopers will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in Harford County. The goal will be to locate impaired drivers and to promote public awareness of the dangers of impaired driving. In addition to the checkpoint, additional troopers …

Maryland among deadliest states for intersection crashes

NOTTINGHAM, MD—According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there has been been a 27 percent increase in intersection fatalities since 2010. Maryland ranks among the deadliest states. Since 2010, the data shows that there have been 8,752 of these deaths per year, which is equivalent to 24 per day. In 2017, Maryland ranked 6th in intersection fatalities …

Frosh joins lawsuit challenging Trump Administration’s attempt to preempt California’s authority to maintain clean car standards

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Friday joined a coalition of attorneys general in filing a lawsuit against the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to challenge the Trump Administration’s decision to preempt California’s greenhouse gas emissions and Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) standards. These standards were authorized in 2013 by a waiver from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and …

Frosh releases statement on Trump administration move to strip states of authority to set vehicle emissions standards

BALTIMORE, MD-Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Wednesday released the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) action to revoke California’s ability to establish greenhouse gas vehicle emissions standards and to declare that California’s zero-emission vehicle standards are preempted by federal law. “Once again, the Trump Administration has come down …

AAA: red light running deaths hit 10-year high

TOWSON, MD –– More than two people are killed every day on U.S. roads by impatient and reckless drivers blowing through red lights, according to data analysis performed by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The most recent crash data available shows 939 people were killed in red light running crashes in 2017 – representing a 10-year high and a …