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HATTERAS — Ocracoke Island’s charm stems from its isolation, but that isolation brings challenges. Especially when storms hit, it can be difficult to get vital supplies onto the island. That may soon become a little easier thanks to successful drone trial flights conducted yesterday.

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Wednesday, 09 June 2021 12:41

NCDOT to drone pilots: Fly safe this summer

RALEIGH — More North Carolina residents and visitors are expected to use their personal drones this summer than ever.

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RALEIGH –  Drones make great holiday gifts, but new and inexperienced pilots should follow some simple safety tips to protect yourself and others.

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Tuesday, 03 November 2020 13:05

Groundbreaking drone work to continue at NCDOT

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation plans to continue working with its federal partners to find new and innovative ways to use drones for critical transportation needs. 

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RALEIGH — Drones are the N.C. Department of Transportation’s newest tool in maintaining the safety of the state’s bridges and other infrastructure.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation’s drone program has again been named as a finalist for a national award.

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Thursday, 05 March 2020 14:47

NCDOT to host drone workshop in Monroe

MONROE — Drones are an increasingly popular tool for various state and local public safety agencies, as well as many private businesses. The N.C. Department of Transportation wants to help those organizations learn how to safely and effectively leverage this technology into their operations.

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Tuesday, 03 December 2019 15:46

NCDOT drone program wins Cleantech Innovation Award

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation’s innovative drone program has earned another award, this time for the use of drones to deliver medical supplies and the positive environmental impact the initiative will have in the future.

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RALEIGH — Drones are a popular holiday gift, but it’s important new drone owners take time to know how to safely fly an unmanned aircraft.

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Wednesday, 11 September 2019 15:31

More accolades for NCDOT drone program

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The N.C. Department of Transportation has been honored by a national organization for its pioneering use of drones to respond to hurricanes and deliver medical supplies.

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