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NCDOT Drone Program Wins Cleantech Innovation Award

RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation’s innovative drone program has earned another award, this time for the use of drones to deliver medical supplies and the positive...

N.C. Recognized for Drone Use in Disaster Response

The N.C. Department of Transportation has received national honours for its innovative use of drones during the state’s coordinated response to Hurricane Florence. NCDOT...

NCDOT to Hold Public Meeting in Raleigh for UAS Integration Pilot...

RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting in Raleigh Aug. 30 to provide information about its program to test the use of commercial drones for...

Study of Drone Use in Collision Reconstruction Continues

Using drones could save time, money and improve safety RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation is continuing to research ways to use emerging drone technology to make highway travel safer. Last year,...

NCDOT Joins FEMA Drone Working Group

RALEIGH – Drones are an increasingly integral part of all emergency response operations, so the N.C. Department of Transportation is working to make sure North Carolina’s drone operators are...

N.C. Selected for FAA Drone Integration Pilot Program

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the N.C. Department of Transportation has been selected as one of only 10 participants in the Federal Aviation Administration’s Unmanned...

NCDOT Proposes Drone-Based Medical Supply Delivery

The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation has submitted a proposal to be a part of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Drone Integration Pilot Program (IPP).  If accepted, part...

NCDOT Drone Workshops Returning in 2018

The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation is bringing back its popular series of drone workshops for 2018. In 2017, over 500 attendees at four free workshops learned about...

NCDOT Hosts Drone Workshop in Wilmington

Third in a Series of Workshops Geared Towards Government and Commercial Operators WILMINGTON –  Drones are good for more than just photography and racing, so the N.C. Department of Transportation wants...

NCDOT to Host Drone Workshop in Wilmington

WILMINGTON – The N.C. Department of Transportation is excited to announce a drone workshop for commercial and government operators on Thursday, Sept. 28, at the McKeithan Center on the Cape Fear Community...