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Bill to Curb Excesses of H2Oi Event in Ocean City

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Legislative efforts are now underway in the Maryland General Assembly to curb the excesses of the event known as H2Oi.

The unsanctioned event that takes place in Ocean City has resulted in more than 15-hundred citations and over 121 arrests along with widespread reckless driving.

The measure would add reckless driving to the Special Event Zone law that would range from excessive and abrupt accelerations or braking to grinding gears or carrying a passenger on the hood or roof of the vehicle.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports that violations would carry a fine of up to a thousand dollars.

The measure is sponsored by state Senator Mary Beth Carozza (R-MD) and State Delagate Wayne Hartman (R-MD).

Don Rush is the News Director at Delmarva Public Media. An award-winning journalist, Don reports major local issues of the day, from sea level rise, to urban development, to the changing demographics of Delmarva.