Passengers traveling with a firearm must properly pack it in checked baggage and declare it to the airline majority of firearms are detected in carry-on bags
WASHINGTON – During the first three quarters of 2023, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) intercepted 5,072 firearms at airport security checkpoints, and at the current rate, the agency will surpass last year’s record 6,542 firearms prevented from getting onboard aircraft.… Read full story
September 18, 2023 to September 22, 2023
Roadwork will begin. Access to driveways will be available as much as possible. Residents will have access at night. Digging will begin on NORTH SIDE (RED AREA) of Roadway.
Monday, September 25, 2023 to Tuesday, September 26, 2023 – RED AREA
Access to North Side Driveways will be unavailable.… Read full story
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would allow the continued use of mobile driver’s licenses (mDL) at TSA airport security checkpoints beyond the 2025 REAL ID implementation deadline.
This proposed rule would allow for continued use of mDLs at participating TSA checkpoints after May 7, 2025, when passengers will be required to show REAL ID-compliant identification.… Read full story
WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) expects to screen more than 14 million passengers during the Labor Day holiday weekend from Sept. 1, 2023 through Sept. 6, 2023. The busiest day is projected to be Sept. 1, 2023, when TSA expects to screen over 2.7 million travelers passing through security checkpoints.… Read full story
Eligible passengers can use TSA PreCheck lanes when traveling from the United States on 90 airlines
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today the expansion of its TSA PreCheck® expedited screening program with the addition of Cayman Airways, French Bee, Titan Air, and Zipair.… Read full story
August 21, 2023 – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a proposed rule which requires automobile manufacturers to equip vehicles with seat belt use warning systems for the right front passenger and rear seats to increase seat belt use.… Read full story
Nearly $17 million will reconstruct and maintain roadways
COLUMBUS – The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is providing $16.9 million to 10 municipalities in 9 counties to help fund major roadway reconstruction or maintenance projects. The funding comes from ODOT’s Small City Program.… Read full story
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – The Ohio Traffic Safety Office (OTSO) was recently awarded a $15,087 grant from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) and Responsibility.org to strengthen law enforcement’s ability to detect and deter impaired drivers on Ohio’s roads.
Officers will be trained to use DAX Evidence Recorders, which use high-definition digital video technology to record the eye movements and other physical responses of suspected impaired drivers.… Read full story
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that it is expanding TSA PreCheck® with Telos Corporation, which is now offering TSA PreCheck enrollment services at 10 locations.
Since TSA first launched the TSA PreCheck application program as a DHS Trusted Traveler Program for low-risk travelers in December 2013, active membership in the program has grown to more than 15 million passengers.… Read full story
Two-thirds of drunk driving crash fatalities involved a driver with a BAC of .15+ in 2021
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) kicked off its annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Labor Day national enforcement mobilization campaign today. … Read full story