Driving

MDOT Drive Smart Campaign

News 25's Hank Davis interviews Jas N Smith about the MDOT Drive Smart Campaign for more information please visit GoMDOT.com/drivesmartMS

Icy road conditions, use extreme caution

The icy roads have proven treacherous for drivers in Jackson County as well. Multiple wrecks were reported on the Pascagoula high rise early this morning. Doug Adams with the Pascagoula Police Department tells News 25 that from 2:30 this morning…

Icy roads make it dangerous for drivers

The snow has been falling throughout South Mississippi for the past few hours now and that’s making it dangerous to be out on the roads. News 25’s Taylor Rubach joins us in Gulfport to give us a look at the…

Safe driving during the holidays

With a high amount of traffic expected during the upcoming holiday weekend, it’s important to be aware of your surroundings. News 25’s Veronica Bayona hits the streets to talk to holiday travelers on safe driving techniques. Linda Hillman is getting…

New traffic laws begin Saturday

Beginning Saturday, Mississippi drivers will have to follow three new laws aimed at keeping drivers and their passengers safe. Along with the seat belt law and the left lane law, it will now be illegal for passengers to ride in…

New seat belt law goes into effect Saturday

AAA predicts more than 37.2 million Americans will hit the roads this weekend for the Independence Day holiday travel period. Before you get behind the wheel, officials want to remind you of a new law that goes into effect Saturday…

Driving safely in wet conditions

With showers, storms in tonight and tomorrow’s forecast, police say they’re expecting to see accidents hike up. News 25’s Gina Tomlinson spoke with authorities about how to make the safest commute when the roads are slippery. Wet roads are responsible…

Click It or Ticket campaign May 22 through June 4

‘Click it or ticket:’ that’s the message from police departments across the Coast as today kicks off a seat belt campaign. The Click it or Ticket period coincides with the busy travel season as families hit the road for summer…

Mock Drunk Driving Crash

With prom coming up this weekend at Stone High...faculty members wanted to show students the dangers of drinking and distracted driving. Eight students were involved in the scene some were critically injured and others did not make it. Over 300…

Buckle up, Mississippi

Buckle up, Mississippi, because it could soon be the law no matter where you sit in a car. Senators sent a bill that would require seat belts for all passengers, front seat or back, to Governor Phil Bryant for approval…

Are senior citizens a danger on the road?

Authorities say age may be a factor in the cause of yesterday’s three vehicle crash when an 81-year-old woman smashed her car into two buildings in Gulfport. Currently, there’s no age limit on when a driver can or can’t renew…

4-H Club Seminar For Teen Driving

The Harrison County 4-h club is hosting a seminar for teen drivers this weekend. The event will be Saturday from two to four pm at the Lyman Community Center in Gulfport. The seminar helps teen drivers become more aware of…

Harrison County 4-H Club Seminar for Teen Driving

Harrison County 4-H Club is hosting a seminar for teen drivers. The event is this Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Lyman Community Center in Gulfport. The seminar aims at helping teen drivers become more aware of the…

Driving on Slippery Roads

Slippery road conditions caused a ripple effect of accidents in Harrison County this morning. The on-ramp to Highway 67 at Highway 49 closed down around 6:30 because of the icy conditions. MDOT sprayed over 200 pounds of salt on the…

Buckle for Life Awards Luncheon

Authorities say seat belts save nearly 13,000 lives a year. Making sure drivers are buckled up and safe is a worthy job. An award ceremony recognized the efforts of police officers throughout Mississippi today in Biloxi. News 25’s Gina Tomlinson…

Driving Home a Powerful Message

Nearly 10 years ago, the lives of two Gulfport students were lost in a car accident on Highway 49. Their father has been turning the devastating loss of his only two children into a powerful message to help others. He spoke…