The Maryland Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee on Tuesday heard comments for and against two pieces of legislation. The first is about drag racing and other types of dangerous driving that local Maryland governments and their police forces say are becoming bigger problems. The bill, sponsored by Anne Arundel County Democrat state Sen. Pam Beidle, would increase the fines and even allow police to arrest drivers engaged in both street racing and what’s defined as “exhibition driving.” Cars could also be impounded. The law is modeled after one crafted for Ocean City after an event organized on social media called H2Oi started showing and causing problems there.
From bad driving to divorce, Maryland lawmakers keep busy in session
February 1, 2023