distracted drivers

December 6, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Hucker Wants to Install Cameras to Catch Distracted Drivers

Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker wants the Maryland General Assembly to pass a bill that would install road cameras to film and catch distracted drivers in the county.  Sen. Jeff Waldstreicher introduced the bill on Hucker’s behalf.  MC 24-20 would let the county put “distracted driving automated monitoring systems” on highways, and the systems would […]

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October 28, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 28, in Montgomery County

Don’t leave the house without an umbrella today! Rain is in the forecast today. Here are five more things to know today, Oct. 28th, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers will release his Recommended Fiscal Year 2017 Capital Budget and the Fiscal Year 2017–2022 Capital Improvements Program (CIP) […]

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October 13, 2014 | Krista Brick

Thieves Targeting Distracted Drivers at Gas Stations

Montgomery County Police have been investigating a series of 14 auto/ property thefts that have happened at area gas stations over the past two months and are urging drivers to lock their cars even when they are pumping gas. Investigators believe those involved look for a distracted victim; for example, a person who is outside […]

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April 2, 2014 | Staff Writer

Police Focus on Distracted Drivers

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and Montgomery County police officers will be focusing their attention on enforcing distracted driving-related violations throughout the month. Distracted driving is any activity that could divert a person’s attention away from the primary task of driving.  Distracted driving violations include using a hand-held cell phone, texting, eating and […]

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