safety

United Changing Cockpit-Door Codes After Inadvertent Leak

United Airlines says it is changing the keypad codes used to open cockpit doors after the previous codes were accidentally posted on a public website. An airline spokeswoman said Monday that United sent a memo to pilots over the weekend telling them to use alternative security measures. United said the breach in security measures was not the result of hacking…

Prattville Police Step Up Patrols For Holiday Safety

As shoppers rush out to finish off their Christmas lists, police say you need to be vigilant. Authorities say you are most vulnerable when you are walking back to your car with all of your gifts. But Lt. Ray Wagner says Prattville Police are working to make sure every shopper is safe. “We’ve one, beefed up patrols in all our…

ALDOT Urges Drivers to Drive Safe for 4th of July HolidayTravel

Drivers taking to Alabama roads during the Fourth of July holiday should plan for increased traffic and allow extra time to reach their destination. As an added precaution during the heavily traveled holiday, the Alabama Department of Transportation announced today there would be no temporary lane closures on Alabama interstates after noon on Friday, July 1, through midnight, Monday, July…

ALEA Urges Safety for Fourth of July Weekend

Across Alabama, families and friends will gather to celebrate Independence Day with parades, parties and fireworks. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) reminds Alabamians safety is important when traveling Alabama roadways or waterways, and when celebrations involve fireworks. “Safety is always a priority, particularly as Independence Day weekend festivities may involve alcohol and may result in traffic or boating crashes,…