Patrol Reminds Drivers to Prepare for Winter Weather

COLUMBUS – The Ohio State Highway Patrol reminds drivers to follow safe driving tips and winterize their vehicles in preparation for inclement weather. Ever-changing weather patterns in the winter can catch drivers off guard. You can reduce the risks of being involved in a crash by ensuring your vehicle is ready for the season, adopting winter driving techniques and following general roadway safety.Read full story

FAA-Fined Unruly Passengers to Lose TSA PreCheck®

WASHINGTON—Unruly airline passengers may face additional consequences for bad behavior under a new partnership between the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Under the partnership, the FAA will share information of passengers facing fines for unruly behavior with TSA who may remove the passenger from TSA PreCheck screening eligibility, which is a privilege reserved for low-risk travelers.… Read full story

219 People Cited for Impaired Driving During 6-State Trooper Project

COLUMBUS – The Ohio State Highway Patrol joined forces with other members of the 6-State Trooper Project to focus on impaired driving enforcement. During the project, 219 people in Ohio were cited for impaired driving.

The high-visibility enforcement included the Indiana State Police, Kentucky State Police, Michigan State Police, Pennsylvania State Police and the West Virginia State Police, as well the Patrol.Read full story

State Agencies and Partners Launching New Resources to Keep Older Drivers Safe

Crashes involving older Ohioans increase as citizens resume pre-pandemic activities

COLUMBUS — As older adults hit the road to join family and friends over the holidays, Governor Mike DeWine, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT), the Ohio Department of Public Safety the Ohio Department of Aging, and AAA are reminding Ohio drivers to “Stay Fit to Drive” by following a few basic safety tips.… Read full story

State Agencies and Partners Launching New Resources to Keep Older Drivers Safe

Crashes involving older Ohioans increase as citizens resume pre-pandemic activities

Columbus, Ohio – As older adults hit the road to join family and friends over the holidays, Governor DeWine, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT), the Ohio Department of Public Safety the Ohio Department of Aging and AAA are reminding Ohio drivers to “Stay Fit to Drive” by following a few basic safety tips.… Read full story

DHS Announces New Cybersecurity Requirements for Surface Transportation Owners and Operators

WASHINGTON – DHS’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced two new Security Directives and additional guidance for voluntary measures to strengthen cybersecurity across the transportation sector in response to the ongoing cybersecurity threat to surface transportation systems and associated infrastructure. These actions are among several steps DHS is taking to increase the cybersecurity of U.S.… Read full story