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State Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) | 2019 Legislation

In 2019, at least 18 states approved legislation addressing drones. Find out what states enacted here.


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2019 Key Enacted 911 Legislation

Find out what legislation states enacted in 2019 to modernize and improve their 911 systems by reading NCSL’s new summary of 2019 911 laws.




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Traffic Safety Podcasts

NCSL’s “Our American States” podcast is where you can hear compelling conversations that tell the story of America’s state legislatures. Listen to transportation and traffic safety podcasts on this page; topics include drugged and distracted driving, school bus safety and transportation accessibility for people with disabilities.


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Daylight Saving Time | State Legislation

In 2020, 32 states are considering 77 bills concerning Daylight Saving Time (DST), including “carryover” bills from 2019, as well as new introductions.
Since Feb. 18, 2020, five states—Alaska, Georgia, Iowa, Louisiana and Maryland—have introduced seven bills.


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Countdown to Real ID – Next steps for states?

The Department of Homeland Security will begin full enforcement of Real ID at commercial airports in less than 10 months. This will require all members of the public to have their own Real ID to pass through security. Join NCSL and the DHS for an in-depth discussion on what's next for the department and what states should know as they head into the new year and new legislative session.


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Transportation Legislation Tracking Databases

NCSL’s Transportation Program bill tracking databases, Traffic Safety | Funding and Finance and Autonomous Vehicles | have information about transportation-related bills that have been introduced in the 50 states and D.C.


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Recent Legislative Actions Likely to Change Gas Taxes

Did you know 31 states have raised their gas taxes since 2013? Find out more about recent legislative actions to raise and index gas taxes here.