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Prior to Fourth of July Weekend, MDOT MVA and Law Enforcement Officials Warn of Risks, Consequences of Impaired Driving

The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA), together with state and local law enforcement officials, will remind motorists traveling over the Fourth of July holiday weekend about the risks of impaired driving, and will encourage drivers to plan ahead for a safe and sober ride home to avoid tragedies and the potential for severe consequences.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 11 a.m.

Maryland State Police, Waterloo Barrack
7777 Washington Blvd.
Jessup, MD 20794

Chrissy Nizer, MDOT MVA administrator and Governor Larry Hogan’s Highway Safety Representative
Maj. Roland Butler, assistant bureau chief, Field Operations, Maryland State Police
Lt. Steve Scherba, operations bureau chief, Baltimore County Police Department
Brianna Arnold, sister of the late Taylor Halbleib who was killed in a crash involving a drunken driver.

Law enforcement representatives will be available for media interviews. There will also be opportunities for b-roll of the Mobile Alcohol Testing truck, a support vehicle that allows officers to test, verify and arrest suspected drunken drivers at checkpoints across the state.​