Holiday traffic

MDOT releases holiday numbers: zero fatalities on New Year’s

It was a relatively safe New Year’s holiday for drivers on the Coast. According to the Mississippi Department of Transportation, Troop K issued just over 330 tickets on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. While the holiday season is…

Holiday traffic enforcement

Christmas is over, but the holidays are still in full force and that means more traffic and cars on the road. With the Sugar Bowl and College Football National Championship being held nearby in New Orleans as well as the…

MDOT offers tips and plans for holiday travel

Some of the busiest travel days of the year are ahead of us. In fact, for Christmas and New Year’s nation-wide over 110 million people are expected to be on the roads. That’s why MDOT is planning on suspending all…

Troop K New Year’s weekend statistics

Earlier this morning, News 25 caught up with the Mississippi Highway Patrol’s Troop K who is tasked with policing roadways in the state’s six southernmost counties. Thanks to increased presence from troopers over the New Year’s holiday weekend, there were…

Highway Patrol Prepares for Holiday Weekend

Thanksgiving travelers can expect increased patrols on interstate and state highways as the Mississippi Highway Patrol beefs up its ranks over the four-day holiday weekend. The Thanksgiving Traffic Safety Campaign starts Wednesday at 6 p.m. and runs through midnight Sunday.…

Holiday Weekend Travel

Mississippi Highway Patrol reports there have already been two deadly crashes for the Memorial Day Weekend throughout the state. Trooper First Class Chase Elkins tells News 25 there have been seven accidents here along the Coast. Out of the seven…