BALTIMORE (WJZ) — If you’ve been driving with a lead foot during the coronavirus pandemic, you may want to slow down.

With an estimated 45 percent less traffic on the roads as people stay at home, police have noticed an increasing in drivers speeding, weaving in and out of traffic and other dangerous behavior.

READ MORE: No Charges Against Officer Who Fatally Shot Ashli Babbitt During Insurrection At US Capitol In January


READ MORE: State Commerce Secretary Kelly Schulz Announces Run For Maryland Governor

Statewide, from March 16, to April 17, 69 percent of speeding violations were for at least 20 miles-per-hour over the speed limit.

Police in Howard County said Friday they will be increasing patrols.

MORE NEWS: University Of Maryland Will Have In-Person Spring 2021 Commencement At Maryland Stadium

For the latest information on coronavirus go to the Maryland Health Department’s website or call 211. You can find all of WJZ’s coverage on coronavirus in Maryland here.