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MEDIA ADVISORY: Maryland Officials to Announce the Number of Roadway Fatalities in 2021 and Recent Findings from MDOT Road Safety Survey

WHAT:         Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Secretary James F. Ports, Jr. will join Maryland State Police Superintendent Col. Woodrow W. Jones III, MDOT MVA Administrator Chrissy Nizer, other state officials and community partners to announce the preliminary number of deaths on Maryland roadways in 2021, as well as recent findings from a MDOT Road Safety Attitudes and Behavior Survey. The announcement will take place during Maryland’s Annual Highway Safety Summit. The event highlights Maryland’s commitment to a statewide effort known as the Strategic Highway Safety Plan, a collaboration between federal, state and local partners to eliminate the number of traffic fatalities and serious injuries by 2030.

WHEN:         Monday, April 18, 2022        10:45 a.m.

WHO:            James F. Ports, Jr., Secretary, MDOTChrissy Nizer, Administrator, MDOT MVA and Governor Larry Hogan’s Highway Safety RepresentativeCol. Woodrow W. Jones III, Superintendent, Maryland State Police

WHERE:       The Conference Center at the Maritime Institute692 Maritime Blvd.Linthicum Heights, MD 21090(Press conference will be held in the outdoor quad area near Parking Lot A.)

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