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MDTA POLICE AND LAW ENFORCEMENT PARTNERS TARGET DANGEROUS DRIVING NEAR THE BAY BRIDGE

MDTA POLICE AND LAW ENFORCEMENT PARTNERS TARGET DANGEROUS DRIVING NEAR THE BAY BRIDGE

Additional Enforcement Initiatives Planned throughout the Summer

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (May 19, 2024) – Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Police Officers conducted high visibility traffic enforcement along US-50 near the Bay Bridge on Friday in an effort to reduce crashes and educate motorists prior to Memorial Day weekend and the busy summer travel season. MDTA Police Officers were joined by troopers from the Maryland State Police, officers from the Anne Arundel County Police Department and deputies from the Queen Anne’s County Office of the Sheriff.

Officers focused on leading causes of crashes including aggressive and distracted driving as well as violations of the “Red X” overhead lane signals near the Bay Bridge. Officers conducted 189 traffic stops and issued a combined 277 citations, warnings and repair orders during the initiative. One driver was charged with driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol, and two drivers were charged with drug offenses.

Additional enforcement efforts are planned at the Bay Bridge and other MDTA facilities throughout the summer travel months. To report dangerous driving on Maryland toll roads, contact MDTA Police Dispatch at 410-537-7911.

Those charged with a crime are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

 

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