MARYLAND (WJZ) — Maryland State Police report 90 impaired drivers were arrested over the Fourth of July holiday weekend, compared to 85 in 2019.
Fifteen of the arrests were made by troopers on the State Police Impaired Driving Reduction Team. They said the average BAC was .16 which is more than twice the legal limit.
During the July 4th wknd, @MDSP tprs statewide arrested 90 impaired drivers, compared w/85 in 2019. Fifteen of those arrests were made by tprs on the State Police Impaired Driving Reduction Team, or SPIDRE Team, where the average BAC was .16, more than twice the legal limit….
— MD State Police (@MDSP) July 6, 2020
Troopers issued 4,146 traffic citations and 3,817 warnings during the holiday weekend, which they say is also a slight increase from last year.