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Department of Transportation delays warnings for 'Block the box' violations

Posted at 6:38 PM, Apr 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-30 18:38:50-04

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation has delayed enforcing 'Block the Box' violations.

Police officers were supposed to begin issuing warnings on Tuesday to drivers who block intersections, but a spokesperson with the Department of Transportation told WMAR-2 News it decided to delay its enforcement.

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The spokesperson did not clarify why the enforcement was delayed.

The effort is part of a comprehensive traffic safety campaign aimed at reducing the number of accidents in the city and make it safer for pedestrians.