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Area police launch road safety campaign

The region's 2014 Street Smart Pedestrian, Driver, and Bicyclist Safety Campaign is now underway.

Thursday - 11/06/2014, 01:43pm EST

Tags: pedestrian safety, pedestrian crash, Rossyln, Va., Kristi King

Enhancements coming for Route 1 in College Park

The Maryland State Highway Administration has announced a series of safety enhancements for a troubled section of Route 1 in College Park.

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 06:32am EDT

Tags: Route 1, College Park, Maryland State Highway Administration,

With new school year, pedestrian safety a priority in Prince George's County

As Prince George's County students return to school Monday, a top transportation official wants the public to know pedestrian safety is a top priority.

Monday - 08/19/2013, 07:06am EDT

Tags: pedestrian safety, Ari Ashe, Prince Georges County, Darrell Mobley

Police urge drivers to slow down, save a life (VIDEO)

As part of the "Smooth Operator" safe driving campaign, D.C., Montgomery County and the Maryland State Police gathered with transportation officials to demonstrate for drivers what a difference 10 mph can make.

Thursday - 08/01/2013, 05:06pm EDT

Tags: pedestrian crash, aggressive driving, Smooth Operator, D.C. police, kate ryan, Washington Hospital Center

How to escape a submerged vehicle

Morgan Lake she didn't want to drown and was able to swim out the window of her car after it plunged into the Chesapeake Bay last Friday night. So what would you do if your car was suddenly in the water, sinking? We've got expert tips to help you survive a watery crash.

Tuesday - 07/23/2013, 02:36pm EDT

Tags: Bay Bridge, survival tips, AAA Mid-Atlantic, Kristi King, crash

Fairfax to study red light camera program

Fairfax County is considering whether to install cameras to catch vehicles that run red lights after a seven-year hiatus.

Tuesday - 03/05/2013, 03:23pm EST

Tags: red light cameras, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Michael Frey, budget proposal

Red light camera studies differ on safety results

Study results differ whether granting a window for red light runners provides safer streets.

Saturday - 02/02/2013, 09:35pm EST

Tags: red light cameras

Study: Speed limit on ICC safely can be 60 mph

An engineering study of the Intercounty Connector has concluded that the speed limit on the highway could safely be increased to 60 mph from 55.

Friday - 12/21/2012, 07:26am EST

Tags: ICC, speed limits,

New Md. traffic safety laws coming Oct. 1

One new Maryland law requires drivers to stop at dark intersections. The other changes the requirements involving child safety seats.

Wednesday - 09/26/2012, 03:43am EDT

Tags: AAA Mid-Atlantic, Dick Uliano, derecho, Lon Anderson, Maryland General Assembly

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