On October 18th, 2012, students at the Greensboro Elementary school will have more thoughtful answers to the eternal question "What do you want to be when you grow up?" after a recent career day with the Caroline County Sheriff's Office, and other professionals in various careers.
During Greensboro Elementary schools career day, students had the opportunity to learn about exciting careers from people who actually work in specific career fields. This encourages children to begin thinking about what they might want to be when they grow up. Teachers at the school increase the effectiveness of a career day event by keeping students engaged with an assortment of entertaining activities.
Read more: Greensboro Elementary School Career Day
The Maryland Sheriff's Association has announced the winners of the Deputy of the Year awards for 2012. These awards are given annually to sheriffs' deputies who exhibit outstanding performance above and beyond the line of duty. A Deputy is nominated by their respective sheriff in a choice of six different categories. Nominees are then rated by an impartial awards committee using secret ballots. The winners are recognized in a special ceremony at the annual joint training conference every year.
Read more: Caroline Deputies Receive Maryland...
The Caroline County Sheriff's Office are reminding motorists of a new law to take effect later this year regarding actions drivers must take when approaching intersections with non-functioning traffic signals.
Beginning October 1, 2012, a driver approaching a non-functioning traffic control signal from any direction at an intersection shall stop:
After stopping, the driver must:
Read more: New Non-Functioning Traffic Light Law
The Caroline County Sheriff's Office and local law enforcement are reminding the owners and riders of motor scooters and mopeds that a new law taking effect this year will make significant changes in the use of their chosen form of transportation.
On October 1, 2012, new Maryland vehicle laws will take effect that require all motor scooters and mopeds to be titled and insured, while all operators and passengers must wear a helmet and eye protection. These new requirements are in addition to the existing law that requires all motor scooter and moped operators to possess a valid driver’s license or a moped operator’s permit.
Read more: New law for motor scooters and moped...
Speeding is one of the most dangerous problems on our roads today – a factor in an estimated one-third of all crashes, injuries, and fatalities in Maryland.
10,395 people were killed nationally in speed-related crashes in 2010.
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