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Teen leads Va. police on chase in stolen minivan

A teen from D.C. was arrested Sunday night after he led police on a high-speed chase along Interstate 95 in a stolen minivan.

Monday - 02/03/2014, 05:00pm EST

Tags: chase, Lorton, Va., Virginia State Police

Fairfax County develops plans to target speeders

Fairfax County plans to spend $350,000 to add more stop signs and speed bumps to force drivers to slow down in residential neighborhoods.

Thursday - 09/12/2013, 04:50am EDT

Tags: speed bumps, stop signs, Sharon Bulova, John Cook, Hank Silverberg, Fairfax County

Fairfax police targeting speeders this week

Police will be hammering the message of "Slow down or you will get a ticket!" this week into the heads of drivers on the Fairfax County Parkway, one of the region's major commuting routes.

Sunday - 04/21/2013, 02:07pm EDT

Tags: Fairfax County Police, Fairfax County Parkway

D.C. police once arrested a U.S. president for speeding

When he was mayor of D.C., Adrian Fenty made headlines when he got a speeding ticket. But it turns out D.C. police once arrested the president of the United States for speeding.

Saturday - 10/06/2012, 01:34pm EDT

Tags: ulysses s grant, Cathy Lanier, Adrian Fenty,

Ticketing begins at new speed camera sites

Beginning Monday, drivers will be fined for speeding at 11 new speed camera locations.

Tuesday - 09/04/2012, 07:44am EDT

Tags: traffic cameras,

Maryland highway work-zone crashes hit 10-year low

Based on data from the last three years, Maryland says fatalities in work-zone crashes decreased by more than half.

Wednesday - 08/29/2012, 10:38am EDT

Tags: Maryland State Highway Administration, construction zones

Monetary incentive could cut down on lead foot drivers

Researchers recently tested the theory that giving drivers money to slow down would prevent them from putting the pedal to the metal.

Sunday - 08/05/2012, 01:58pm EDT

Tags: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,

N.J. bill could making hogging the left lane a crime

A bill in the New Jersey legislature would double the minimum fine for slowpoke drivers from $50 to $100, and the maximum fine would rise from $200 to $300.

Tuesday - 03/13/2012, 07:53am EDT

Tags: michelle basch, driving violations


Toles 'regrets' distraction caused by reckless driving fine

A Maryland councilmember has been issued a citation for reckless driving after she was stopped for speeding on the Beltway last month.

Wednesday - 03/07/2012, 07:24pm EST

Tags: Karen Toles, mark segraves, Mark McGaw,