|Plow blades down! Crews across the state gear up for snow and ice season|
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov.
29, 2016) – The
plow blades have been sharpened. The salt domes are full. It’s snow and ice
season, and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) maintenance crews are
prepared and ready to battle the elements to keep Kentuckians moving this
|GoKY website replaces 511 phone line for Kentucky traffic and roadway information|
Ky. (Nov. 1, 2016) – Motorists
traveling throughout Kentucky can now navigate the highways and by-ways of the
Bluegrass with a modernized tool. Goky.ky.gov, an online traffic and roadway
information portal, has replaced the traditional 511 travel and weather phone
|KOHS encourages drivers to be smart behind the wheel|
Ky. (Oct. 25, 2016) - The rate of fatalities on Kentucky’s roadways is increasing
in 2016, according to preliminary numbers from the Kentucky Office of Highway
|‘5 to Drive’ campaign helps parents prepare, protect teen drivers|
Ky. (Oct. 18, 2016)
- The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) is joining the National
Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) during National Teen Driver
Safety Week Oct.16-22 in promoting the “5 to Drive” campaign to encourage
conversations with teen drivers about the top five dangerous driving behaviors:
drunken driving, no seat belt, speeding, distractions and multiple passengers.
|Kentucky REAL ID extension not granted|
Ky. (Oct. 12, 2016) – Kentucky’s request for a one-year extension to come into compliance with
federal regulations known as REAL ID was denied today by the U.S. Department of
Homeland Security (DHS).
|Transportation Cabinet issues emergency order for truckers assisting with hurricane relief efforts|
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 7, 2016) –
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Sec. Greg Thomas today issued an
emergency order waiving the hours of service requirement for commercial motor
vehicle operators delivering relief supplies and emergency services to areas
affected by Hurricane Matthew.
|Want to skip the lines? Go online to drive.ky.gov!|
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 3,
2016) – The Department of Vehicle Regulation (DVR) has announced a more
convenient option to provide motorists the services they need while keeping
them on the road and out of lines. Visit the newly revamped website http://drive.ky.gov.
|Registration for Diversity in Leadership symposium now available|
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 3,
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Minority Internship Program and the Kentucky
Personnel Cabinet Office of Diversity, Equality and Training will present a
symposium designed to improve diversity in the state work place and promote the
value of a workforce that reflects the Commonwealth.
|Ky. Department of Aviation to co-host Kentucky Aviation Association Conference|
26, 2016) – The Kentucky Department of Aviation in conjunction with the
Kentucky Aviation Association will host the 40th annual Kentucky Aviation
Association Conference at the Owensboro Convention Center this week.
|Adopt-a-Highway groups to give roadsides a ‘Fall Sweep’|
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 26, 2016) – Now that it’s officially fall, thousands
of volunteers with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) Adopt-a-Highway
program will give the Commonwealth’s roadsides a “Fall Sweep” from Sept. 26
through Oct. 2 to clear litter before it gets buried by leaves.