11/27/2012

Highway safety grant funding allowed extra patrol for Thanksgiving commute

Md. troopers were out in full force on the busiest travel day of the year

US State News

PIKESVILLE, Md. — Troopers throughout the state made their presence known this Thanksgiving weekend with initiatives and additional patrols which yielded significant results.

The Maryland State Police conducted traffic and criminal enforcement initiatives throughout the state during the busiest travel time of the year. During the Thanksgiving weekend, all 22 state police barracks made their presence known as troopers made numerous traffic stops focusing on impaired or distracted drivers, aggressive and speeding motorist, as well as those who were not properly seat belted or refused to put children in safety seats.

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