Japan Prepares To Ban Flying Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Under the Influence of Alcohol
Wednesday May 15, 2019. 10:08 PM , from Slashdot
'We have no records of someone causing an accident with a drone while drinking, but we do know that in the US about three years ago, a drunk person landed a drone in the grounds of the White House,' the official said. 'We obviously want to avoid that sort of situation, so these new laws are designed to stop something before it happens.' Under the new rules, a drone operator will be legally required to carry out preflight checks of the vehicle and authorities will carry out on-the-spot inspections when an accident occurs.
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