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Mothers Against Drunk Driving

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  • Progress made in reducing highway deaths, sheriff tells Harford traffic safety panel

    Progress made in reducing highway deaths, sheriff tells Harford traffic safety panel
    Traffic fatalities have been on the decline in Harford County this year. The Harford County Traffic Safety Advisory Board was established by County Council legislation in early 2014 with the long-term goal of cutting in half the number of deaths and...
  • Dancing around DUIs [Editorial]

    Dancing around DUIs  [Editorial]
    Last week, Gov. Martin O'Malley signed into law legislation requiring that adults caught and convicted of drunk driving while transporting a child younger than age 16 be required to install an ignition interlock system — a device that won't let them...
  • A dictator in the House? [Commentary]

    A dictator in the House? [Commentary]
    The recent passage of Maryland's Marijuana Decriminalization Bill was an act of rebellion. Not against society's norms, but against one man: House Judiciary Chairman Joseph Vallario. The bill easily passed the Senate and had overwhelming support from...
  • Shirley W. Johnson, MADD founding mother

    Shirley W. Johnson, MADD founding mother
    Shirley W. Johnson, whose personal tragedy of losing her son to a drunken driver resulted in her becoming a major voice in the Maryland chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, died March 9 of complications from a stroke at Glen Meadows retirement...
  • Let's save our kids from an early grave [Letter]

    Let's save our kids from an early grave [Letter]
    The number one cause of injury and death for our young, ages 5 to 35, is motor vehicle crashes. Entities such as Mothers Against Drunk Driving, the American Automobile Association, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National...
  • Share your blessings with those in need

    Share your blessings with those in need
    Many people find the holiday season to be a time to share their blessings with the less fortunate. Local organizations and advocacy groups such as those below would put your gift to good use. • Oaklands Presbyterian Church has a food pantry on-site...
  • Police arrest nine at Ellicott City sobriety checkpoint

    Police arrest nine at Ellicott City sobriety checkpoint
    Howard County police arrested nine drivers in a sobriety checkpoint over the weekend, officials said. Police set up the checkpoint on westbound Route 40 and Governors Run Way in Ellicott City and stopped motorists driving through starting Friday, Dec....
  • State Police sobriety checkpoint in Fallston results in seven arrests

    Maryland State Police arrested seven people suspected of drunk driving during a sobriety checkpoint in Fallston early on the morning of July 14. The checkpoint was conducted from midnight to 4 a.m. at Routes 152 and 147, according to a State Police news...
  • Dobbin Road shopper conned, robbed [Crime Log]

    Dobbin Road shopper conned, robbed [Crime Log]
    The following is compiled from police reports. The Columbia Flier includes descriptions of perpetrators only when the description makes identification possible. Dobbin Road, 6500 block, between 2:15 p.m. and 3 p.m. July 30. Victim in store when...
  • Four arrested during Harford weekend DUI checkpoint

    The Harford County Sheriff's Office arrested four people for allegedly drinking and driving, or for allegedly having drugs, during a recent sobriety checkpoint at Route 152 near Stockton Road in Joppa overnight between Saturday and Sunday. The Labor...
  • Drunk driving 2.0

    Drunk driving 2.0
    After following the coverage of Maryland's new cell phone law that went into affect this month and the upcoming trial of Elizabeth Meyers, a woman facing charges stemming from her alleged texting when her car struck and killed a man in Anne Arundel...
  • Gansler says he made 'a mistake'

    Gansler says he made 'a mistake'
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler said Thursday that showing up at a "beach week" party of teenagers and not investigating whether there was underage drinking was "a mistake that I made." "Perhaps I should have assumed there was drinking...