| Jul 8, 2013
| 8:03 PM
Following a Welcome by Ila Christenbury of the Greater Kingsville Civic Association, the opening ceremonies was held at 11 a.m. at the judges viewing stand with master of ceremonies Bruce McCubbin presiding.
The Aberdeen Proving Ground Color Guard led...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 10:17 AM
AAA Mid-Atlantic today released a list of safety tips to help parents and care givers remember to never leave a child unattended in a car. Their advice comes on the heels of the heartbreaking death on Friday of a 16-month-old girl in Baltimore County. She...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Amid much fanfare several years ago, Gov. Martin O'Malley signed into law a ban on the use of handheld cell phones while driving. The controversial law took more than a decade to pass the General Assembly, but it was hailed as a "giant step" toward...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Come Monday, driving around Maryland will cost more — both at the gas pump and the toll plaza.
Marylanders will see a 3.5 cent rise in the state's gas tax — the first such increase in two decades — as well as toll rates that jump as...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 3:32 AM
Nearly 800,000 Marylanders are expected to travel for the July 4th holiday weekend, about a 1 percent drop from last year, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.
Of that total, 86 percent of those polled said they would be traveling by car, 8 percent are flying...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:37 AM
Baltimore City is at a transportation crossroads. We can move in the direction of a safer, healthier, more sustainable and economical city — the direction in which dozens of cities across America are moving — or fall back on prioritizing...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:54 AM
On the surface, those doggie seatbelts and car harnesses featured in catalogs seem like a good idea. After all, if we buckle up on the road, shouldn’t our pets? The difference is that while human seatbelts are carefully tested and held to strict...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 6:25 PM
A Circuit Court judge has ruled that Baltimore County's contract with its speed camera vendor is illegal, because it pays the company a cut of each citation issued — a ruling that could help others challenge their citations in court.
| Mar 5, 2013
| 8:27 PM
A late-season storm was forecast to bring the first significant snowfall in Baltimore in two years Wednesday, prompting worries about travel difficulties and power outages from the wet, heavy flakes and strong wind.
The National Weather Service...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 2:12 PM
With rampant abuses of automated speed enforcement camera systems across the state well-documented by the news media and AAA Mid-Atlantic, the House Environmental Matters Committee on Tuesday is poised to review a series of bills to fix a broken system....
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:19 AM
Howard County has maintained its AAA credit rating from all three bond ratings agencies after one agency had warned the county might lose its superior standing because of uncertainty with the federal government.
Howard County was one of 38 counties...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 1:22 PM
It would be ironic if Maryland, for the first time in the history of municipal bond ratings, lost its AAA status now. Thanks to a combination of spending restraint, tax increases and other reforms, Maryland's balance sheet is stronger that it has been...