November 14, 2014 2:26 pm
WASHINGTON – A chance to give to charity or a distraction when drivers are behind the wheel?
Some jurisdictions in the D.C. area are weighing that question as they try to curb roadside solicitation.
Montgomery County has suggested requiring permits for roadside solicitation. Loudoun County is discussing a ban on all roadside solicitation.
Loudoun is also floating an idea that would let firefighters hold their “Fill A Boot” drive at shopping centers instead of stoplights.
WTOP’s Neal Augenstein contributed to this report. Follow Neal and WTOP on Twitter.
(Copyright 2012 by WTOP. All Rights Reserved.)
A look at the winter weather news in the D.C. area.
For a trip to the North Pole, there’s no finer way to travel. Railroads around the country offer seasonal trips to see Santa between Thanksgiving and Christmas.