Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Drones)

Reports & News

State DOTs’​ Use of Drone Technologies Will Transform Transportation in New Ways

Domestic Scan 17-01 — Successful Approaches for the Use of Unmanned Aerial Systems by Surface Transportation Agencies

Webinars/Presentations

States DOTs and the UAS Integration Pilot Program – January 2019

  • Three State DOTs were selected as part of the FAA’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program. This webinar focused on the pilot programs of Kansas, North Carolina and North Dakota.

AASHTO UAV/Drone User Work Group Kick-off Webinar – November 2018

  • The webinar focused on the establishment of the UAV/Drone User Work Group at AASHTO, to highlight the recent National Cooperative Highway Research Project Domestic Scan 17-01 Successful Approaches for the Use of Unmanned Aerial Systems by Surface Transportation Agencies and to summarize the State DOT Panel at the Commercial UAV Expo.

State DOT Policies & Procedures

Colorado

Georgia

Iowa

Michigan (Case Study)

Minnesota (Policy) (Information)

Nevada (Policy) (Flight Plan Worksheet)

New Jersey (Policy) (State Law)

North Carolina (Policy) (Case Study)

Ohio

Tennessee (Policy) (Operating Guidelines)

Utah

Washington (Policy) (Users Manual)