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 MDOT MVA Newsroom

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**Members of the media interested in conducting interviews, filming, or taking photographs must contact Whitney Nichels, Media Relations Manager at wnichels@mdot.Maryland.gov**​

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IN THE NEWS​​

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2021 News Releases

Despite Lower Travel Volumes During Pandemic, Motor Vehicle Fatalities Increase 6.4% in 2020
569 Lives Lost on Maryland Roadways, Including 134 Pedestrians and 14 Bicyclists; Distraction, Impairment and Excessive Speed Continue to be Major Factors in Crashes
4/13/2021
Connect to Disconnect: Distracted Driving Enforcement Underway
4/7/2021
Be the FOCUSED Driver: MDOT MVA and AAA Share Important Safety Tips to Mark Distracted Driving Awareness Month
Educational messaging, statewide enforcement planned throughout April
4/5/2021
MDOT MVA, Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs Opens Veterans Service Office in Gaithersburg
Agency partnership has produced five offices statewide to assist veterans and their families
3/17/2021
If Planning to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Family and Friends, Designate a Sober Driver
Border-to-Border High Visibility Enforcement Planned Against Impaired Driving on the Delmarva Peninsula
3/11/2021
Governor Hogan Proclaims Vehicle Safety Recalls Week in Maryland; MDOT MVA Works to Raise Recall Awareness Across the State
Marylanders encouraged to check for open recalls and repair immediately
3/8/2021
MDOT MVA’s Maryland Highway Safety Office Celebrates Read Across America Day with Virtual Story Time Focused on Safety
Readings, resources available for viewing to help teachers, parents share messages of safety
3/1/2021
MDOT MVA Launches New Appointment Scheduling System to Better Serve Customers
2/25/2021
Federal REAL ID Modernization Act Streamlines Social Security Card Requirement for Current Customers
Maryland residents with a Social Security number already on file with the state are one step closer to REAL ID
2/23/2021
Baltimore City and MDOT MVA Partner to Help Remove a Major Barrier to Housing
Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services and MDOT Motor Vehicle Administration secure ID cards for individuals experiencing homelessness
2/18/2021
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3 Millionth Real ID Customer Celebration