holiday travel

MDOT Fourth of July travel

Ahead of the holiday weekend, MDOT is once again urging drivers to stay off the roads when intoxicated. In an ‘Independence from Drunk Driving’ campaign, MDOT is reminding folks the Fourth…

Holiday travel numbers on the Coast

The Mississippi Highway Patrol has wrapped up its holiday travel enforcement period. We have the latest numbers of citations and arrests on the Coast. MHP conducted safety checkpoints to combat speeding and reckless and distracted driving. Statewide…

MHP increasing law enforcement for the holidays

Mississippi Highway Patrol is beginning its 2020 holiday travel enforcement period today. MHP is looking to crack down on reckless driving while combating speeding and distracted driving issues. Starting earlier this morning and ending Sunday at midnight,…

Holiday travel amidst the pandemic

With Thanksgiving just days away and the rest of the holiday season just around the corner, holiday travel at the Gulfport Biloxi International Airport is ramping up. However, the hustle and bustle at airport’s this year will…

‘Drive Right Mississippi’ campaign

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is gearing up for the Fourth of July holiday by beefing up patrols on the road. It’s all a part of a statewide campaign called ‘Drive Right Mississippi.’ Things kicked off July 1st and runs through…

Holiday traffic update

The Mississippi Highway Patrol says no fatalities were reported in traffic accidents on roads they monitored during the long Christmas weekend. The holiday enforcement period on state and federal highways began Friday evening and ended late Monday. The patrol says…

MDOT suspends construction for holidays

Mississippians planning to hit the road this Thanksgiving will notice less of a travel delay along the interstate. News 25’s Kendra Turley joins us in Jackson County with tips and important information for your holiday commute.

Low Gas Prices and More Cars on the Road

Gas prices are down and the number of cars on the road is up for the Thanksgiving holiday. While last year’s Thanksgiving gas prices averaged over $2.50 a gallon, this year the national average is $2.14. According to the American…