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MSP To Be Out In Force Over Holiday Weekend

July 4th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

With lower gas prices and a four-day weekend for many workers, a record-breaking number of Maryland drivers are expected to fill the roads this Fourth of July holiday, and they'll be watched by an extra number of Maryland State Police and other agencies looking for drunk and aggressive drivers.  The auto group AAA expects a record 49 million people to travel this week for the holiday, up 4.1 percent from last year.  In Maryland families will likely travel to fireworks shows, events in Washington, D.C., or the Eastern Shore to cool off. Once again will utilize the State Police Impaired Driving Reduction Effort Team- known as SPIDRE (spider)- will be out in force. Drivers will see more patrols on the roads with zero tolerance for those who drive while under the influence of alcohol or impaired by illegal drugs…


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