Carroll, Frederick Counties activate Snow Emergency Plans

Carroll and Frederick Counties have activated their Snow Emergency Plans for Sunday. Due to possible snow, sleet and ice called for Sunday, officials will be monitoring possible dangerous road conditions.

The plan will be lifted as conditions clear up, according to Maryland State Police.

Drivers should remember the following:

Travel on snow emergency routes. – A person may not drive or attempt to drive a motor vehicle, other than a motorcycle, on any highway that is designated and appropriately signposted as a snow emergency route and for which a snow emergency has been declared and is in effect, unless the vehicle is equipped with chains or snow tires on at least one wheel at each end of a driving axle.

Parking on snow emergency routes. – A person may not park a vehicle on any highway that is designated and appropriately signposted as a snow emergency route and for which a snow emergency has been declared and is in effect. The Department of State Police or the police of any political subdivision of this State may have any vehicle parked in violation of this subsection towed from the highway.

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