Daily Archives May 22, 2018

Troopers Triple Enforcement on Rt. 301 In Prince George’s Co. in Effort to Reduce Fatalities

FORESTVILLE, Md. (May 9, 2018)—Maryland state troopers have more than tripled traffic stops on Rt. 301 in Prince George’s County this year and enforcement efforts are expected to increase as they work to reduce injuries and fatalities caused by traffic crashes on that highway.

As May 1, 2018, there had been seven fatalities on Rt. 301 in Prince George’s County this year. Three of those involved pedestrians. Troopers attribute the causes of these fatalities to speeding drivers and careless pedestrians.

During the first three months of 2018, Maryland state troopers made 1,722 traffic stops on Rt. 301 in Prince George’s County, compared with 543 stops during the same period last year...

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