Friday, July 23, 2010

Police Cite 700 HOV violators in Maryland and Virginia

The Associated Press reports that more than 700 people were cited for violations in high occupancy vehicle lanes on Wednesday.
"Officials say local and state police cracked down on drivers Wednesday during morning and evening rush hours along Interstates 66, 95, and 395 and Dulles Toll Road in Virginia and Interstates 270 and 495 in Maryland.

"In addition, officers and troopers cited nine drivers for reckless driving and another 68 for speeding. Hundreds of other motorists received citations or warnings for other offenses, such as inspection violations and expired registrations.

"The traffic safety effort brought together patrols from Maryland State Police, Virginia State Police, Arlington County police, Fairfax County police and the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority police."
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