ANNAPOLIS – Accused drunk drivers who are not convicted but receive probation before judgment in a Maryland court would be required to use ignition interlock devices for six months under coming legislation. Sponsors say the measure will close a loophole in the state’s landmark 2016 law named for a police officer struck and killed by […]
Police need not specify whether they want a suspected drunk motorist to take a blood or breath test for the presence of alcohol, Maryland’s top court unanimously ruled last week in overruling a lower court’s reinstatement of a commercial driver’s license because the officer had not stated the two options. In its 7-0 decision Thursday, […]
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“Honor my son,” Richard Leotta said outside the State House. “Honor the sacrifice he made to this state.”
The Senate on Monday night passed legislation that would expand the use of ignition interlock devices for people convicted of driving drunk.
The House of Delegates on Tuesday unanimously passed legislation that would expand the use of the use of ignition interlock devices for people convicted of driving drunk.
The House of Delegates gave preliminary approval Friday to legislation that would expand the use of the use of ignition interlock devices for people convicted of driving drunk.
The drunken-driving-related death of a Montgomery County police officer last year has spurred legislation to expand the use of ignition interlock devices for people convicted of driving drunk.
ANNAPOLIS — Supporters of expanding ignition interlock requirements to all drunk drivers in Maryland are criticizing changes made to the measure by lawmakers. The House Judiciary Committee passed the bill to the House floor last week, but supporters said Thursday the measure has been watered down. The bill would require all drivers with blood alcohol […]
The drunken-driving-related deaths in Montgomery County last year of two recent high-school graduates and a police officer have spurred legislation to allow judges to imprison adults who host underage-drinking parties, permit drunken-driving victims to get punitive damages and increase the punishment for drunken motorists who kill people.