Responding to complaints from motorists, police in Pennsylvania and Maryland join forces to crackdown on dangerous drivers traveling Interstate 83 between downtown Baltimore and York. State and local police targeted aggressive drivers, speeders, distracted drivers, tailgating drivers and drivers and passengers not wearing seat-belts.
During the enhanced enforcement which began Friday morning 286 vehicles were stopped. According to early statistics from Maryland State Police, 210 citations, 135 warnings, and 11 repair vehicle orders were issued. Also 43 truck safety inspections were conducted as well as arrests for drug violations and a loaded handgun transported in a vehicle.