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Law enforcement officers, agencies honored for impaired-driving enforcement

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 13, 2017) – The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) today honored more than 200 law enforcement officers from 185 agencies across the Commonwealth for their efforts to target impaired drivers.​

Adopt-a-Highway program announces 2017 art contest winners

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 6, 2017) – Students from Hopkinsville High School in Christian County, Williamstown Independent Schools in Grant County, Walton-Verona Middle School in Boone County and Rosa Parks Elementary in Fayette County took first place in the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) 2017 Adopt-a-Highway Art Contest.​

Winter weather is out of sight but top of mind for state transportation crews

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 29, 2017) – Thoughts of snow and ice may be far from the minds of Kentuckians with warm temperatures hovering over the state, but the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is sounding the battle cry “Winter is Coming” to alert motorists to prepare for the impending wintery conditions.​

KYTC urges holiday travelers to check vehicles for open recalls

FRANKFORT, Ky. (November 21, 2017) - As holiday preparations occupy the thoughts of Kentuckians, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) urges travelers to add an important task to their to-do lists to stay safe on the road: check for unrepaired vehicle recalls.​

Traveling over the river? Save with a prepaid account

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 21, 2017) - It’s important to remind family and friends traveling to the area this Thanksgiving week that tolling is in place on three bridges connecting Louisville and Southern Indiana.​

Adopt-a-Highway program accepting entries for 2017 Art Contest

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 15, 2017)  The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is asking the Commonwealth’s art teachers and students to get started on this year’s Adopt-a-Highway Art Contest and submit their entries before the deadline on Oct. 31.​

Kentucky preparing for a flood of vehicles following recent hurricanes

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 13, 2017) – While Kentucky has not been directly affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the Commonwealth could soon experience flooding of another kind: a rise in flood-damaged vehicles. ​

KYTC issues emergency declaration in advance of Hurricane Irma

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 8, 2017)  In anticipation of Hurricane Irma and its potential to cause damage to the southeastern United States, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary Greg Thomas has waived certain regulations on commercial motor carriers involved in the relief effort.​

My CDL: Kentucky’s exclusive electronic method of receiving CDL documents

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 28, 2017) – Having launched My CDL – the Commonwealth’s document portal for commercial drivers – in May to maximize efficiency and improve customer satisfaction, the Kentucky Division of Driver Licensing (DDL) is now establishing the My CDL portal as the exclusive electronic means of receiving paperwork from commercial driver’s license (CDL) holders.​

Kentucky transportation project competes to be named Best in America

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 23, 2017) – The Ohio River Bridges Project Downtown Crossing in Louisville has been recognized as one of the best transportation projects in America and is in the running to capture the top prize. Kentucky is competing with 11 other states to have a Commonwealth transportation project named Best in America in the 2017 America’s Transportation Awards competition. ​

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