Maryland’s Driver Laws and the Point System.

One of the most common questions drivers in Maryland have when they receive a traffic citation is “how will this affect my driving status in Maryland?”

In Maryland, traffic laws are handled two ways: One is via the court system (judicial branch), which adjudicates the “criminal” side of vehicle laws. ¬†For example, the court can assess penalties, fines, and even impose jail time if you are found guilty of certain traffic offenses. Continue reading