|KOHS, KSP encourage drivers to be smart behind the wheel|
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 6, 2015) – The rate
of fatalities on Kentucky’s roadways is increasing in 2015, according to
preliminary numbers from the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) and
Kentucky State Police (KSP). There were 549 fatalities as of Oct. 6 – 58 more
than at the same time last year.
|Kentucky’s commercial vehicle screening system accorded transportation research award|
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 29, 2015) – Kentucky’s innovative use of technology for screening large commercial trucks that pass through the Commonwealth has been accorded the 2015 President’s Award for Research by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO).
|State Highway Engineer Steve Waddle receives national award|
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept.
28, 2015) – Kentucky State
Highway Engineer Steve Waddle has been awarded the 2015 Alfred E. Johnson
Achievement Award by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation
Officials (AASHTO). The award was announced Sunday, Sept. 27, in Chicago at
AASHTO’s annual meeting.
|Joint Kentucky-Indiana bridge project singled out for transportation award|
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug.
4, 2015) – An innovative, joint
project by Kentucky and Indiana to replace a deteriorating Ohio River bridge
with minimal disruption of river navigation and cross-river traffic has been
singled out for a prestigious transportation award.
|Kentucky Public Transportation Infrastructure Authority votes to join electronic toll consortium E-ZPass Group|
FRANKFORT, Kentucky (July 29, 2015) – The Kentucky Public Transportation Infrastructure
Authority (KPTIA) today voted to join the E-ZPass Group, which operates a
common electronic toll payment program in 15 states.
|Law enforcement officers, agencies honored for seat belt, child restraint enforcement|
FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 28, 2015) — The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) today honored 123 law enforcement officers from 103 agencies across the Commonwealth for their efforts to increase the use of seat belts and child restraints in motor vehicles.
|KOHS, KSP launch ‘Move Over’ campaign to protect those who protect us|
FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 27, 2015) — Every day on our roadways, emergency responders and public safety personnel put their lives at risk to protect the citizens of the Commonwealth. In an effort to protect those who protect us, the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) is joining the Kentucky State Police (KSP) to promote the message: Move Over. It’s the Law.
|Joint Board for Ohio River Bridges Project ensures electronic tolling revenue|
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (July 17, 2015) – A Kentucky-Indiana Joint Board today took steps to ensure the proper financial management of electronic toll revenues needed to finance the Ohio River Bridges Project.
|Highway restrictions temporarily lifted for out-of-state utility vehicles|
FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 13, 2015) –In anticipation of severe weather in the forecast for this week and its potential to cause damage, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has waived certain highway restrictions for out-of-state utility vehicles traveling nationally to areas with widespread power outages.
|Clark County man, woman plead guilty to copper theft charges|
FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 9, 2015) – A Clark County man and woman have pleaded guilty to a combined 33 criminal charges involving theft of copper wire from lighting systems on Kentucky highways.