Work Zone Safety and MDOT Executive Director Melinda McGrath

Melinda McGrath(Executive Director – MDOT) and Jason Smith(Public Relations – MDOT) stop by the studio to discuss the dangers faced by workers in construction zones and the need to pay attention when driving through a work zone. If you missed their conversation with JT, you can find it here – Two MDOT employees were tragically … Continue reading “Work Zone Safety and MDOT Executive Director Melinda McGrath”

Labor Day Enforcement Period Report from Capt. Johnny Polous

Capt Johnny Polous joins the conversation by phone to discuss the Labor Day Enforcement Period and the decreased number in traffic crashes during that time-frame. If you missed his conversation with JT, you can find it here –

MHP Cruiser Needs Your Votes!

Capt. Johnny Polous(Director of Public Affairs for Mississippi Highway Patrol) joins the conversation by phone to discuss the vote for the best looking cruiser, and if you’d like to help make sure the Mississippi Cruiser makes the calendar, you can VOTE HERE! If you missed their conversation, you can find it below – MHP competing … Continue reading “MHP Cruiser Needs Your Votes!”

Senator Wiggins on Drivers License Wait Times

Senator Brice Wiggins stopped by the studio to explain why money was appropriated to the MS Department of Transportation and how they expect it to help bring down the wait times and number of closures when you go to get your drivers license renewed. If you missed his conversation with JT, you can find it … Continue reading “Senator Wiggins on Drivers License Wait Times”

Driver’s License Wait Times Trouble Mississippians

Chairman Brice Wiggins(Mississippi Senate District 52) stopped by the studio to give his thoughts on the problems faced by Mississippians when they try to renew their driver’s license or concealed carry permit due to budget shortfalls with the Mississippi Department of Transportation and the Department of Public Safety and problems that he sees with the … Continue reading “Driver’s License Wait Times Trouble Mississippians”

“Twitter’s full” message goes viral on Mississippi roads

Mississippi drivers noticed something a little different this morning on their commute. Highway signs had been changed to say “Cousin Eddie says Twitter’s full. Put down the phone.” The message references a scene from “Christmas Vacation” where Cousin Eddie is emptying out the black water tank of his RV and dumping it into the sewer. … Continue reading ““Twitter’s full” message goes viral on Mississippi roads”

This Week on #GoodThings with @RebeccaTurnerRD

Rebecca sat down with some specialists to discuss the sensitive subject of infertility, and if you or someone you know has struggled with bringing a new life into the world, you will want to give this a listen. April is Work Zone Safety Awareness Month, and Rebecca sat down with the good folks from MDOT … Continue reading “This Week on #GoodThings with @RebeccaTurnerRD”

DriveSmartMS

Why Launch Drive Smart MS? In the past three years, there has been a 14 percent increase in traffic fatalities statewide. In 2016, 690 people lost their lives on Mississippi roads. To combat this fatal trend, we launched this website with resources for drivers to take action and do their part to help reduce the … Continue reading “DriveSmartMS”