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Montgomery Co. Aims To Stop Panhandling, Accidents

Montgomery County is launching a new initiative to stop panhandling and prevent accidents.


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Simulator At BCCC Shows Drivers The Dangers Of Texting Behind The Wheel

Though young drivers only make up 7 percent of the population, they’re responsible for over 15 percent of car accidents.


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Wrong Way Crash Combat: National Transportation Safety Board Takes Action

It’s a growing problem in Maryland and across the country. Drivers who get on the road going the wrong way causing horrendous head-on car crashes. WJZ investigates a problem so bad the National Transportation Safety Board is taking action.



Chopper Concerns: New Plan Aims To Prevent Deadly Motorcycle Accidents

A spike in motorcycle crashes. Deadly accidents are way up in Maryland, and the state’s launching a major effort to stop the trend.


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Monday’s Winter Weather Caused Problems Tuesday—And Another Storm’s Coming

Winter weather wreaked havoc on drivers across the state early Tuesday morning. Now we’re tracking another storm heading our way.


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Christmas Eve Snow Sends Cars Skidding

Maryland State Police say a Christmas Eve snowfall across much of northern and central Maryland is making driving conditions hazardous.


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Doctors Say More People Landing In ER Because Of Do-It-Yourself Projects

For one emergency room doctor, at least five percent of the injuries he sees are related to do-it-yourself projects.


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2 Law Enforcers Injured In Separate Crashes

Authorities say two law enforcement officers were injured in separate crashes in Anne Arundel County.


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Westminster Deactivating Most Red Light Cameras On Concerns They’re Causing Accidents

Westminster is putting a stop to most of their red light cameras. Police say they may have been causing more accidents than they were preventing.


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2 Accidents Raise U.S. Storm, Blackout Toll To 26

The death toll blamed on storms and the ensuing blackout across the eastern U.S. is now at 26 after two accidents in Virginia.


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Drivers Are Learning To Deal With Rough Commute On JFX

Another evening rush hour is underway with one lane closed on the JFX.


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Md. Trooper Injured In Hit-And-Run

A state trooper is hit by a car while writing a ticket along I-83 and that car just kept driving. The man behind the wheel faces a slew of charges.





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