ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 11, 1975
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(Studio) American Auto Association protests against unorthodox tactics used to catch Maryland speeders.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Forestville, MD) 1000 tickets given daily to those who exceed 55 miles per hour limit. [TROOPER - explains ticket to violator.] Governor Marvin Mandel ordered crackdown as energy-saving measure and due to record number of traffic accident deaths. [Corporal Houston KEARNES - explains how speed gun works.] Troopers sit in unmarked cars. 3-car barricade used to slow down traffic.
REPORTER: Bill Downs
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