New Highway Safety Law in Effect this Independence Day Holiday
ALDOT Limits Interstate Construction and Lane Closures
(MONTGOMERY, Ala.) – As motorists plan to travel Alabama highways for the Fourth of July holiday, the Alabama Department of Transportation and the Alabama Road Builders Association are making them aware of changes to a state law to protect the lives of road construction and maintenance workers. Effective, Thursday, July 1, 2021, the fine for any moving traffic violation committed in a construction zone where workers are present will result in a $250 fine or double the regular fine, whichever amount is greater.
Multiple defendants have been named in a lawsuit filed in Jackson County Circuit Court on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 regarding the Jackson County Park marina fire that occurred on Dock B on January 27, 2020.
Thursday, May 27, 2021 – MONTGOMERY – Alabama Act 2021-534 was passed during the 2021 Legislative Session, revising the procedures used by the Secretary of State and boards of registrars to update the statewide voter registration database based on information supplied by the United States Postal Service.