UK officials lay down new drone rules for amateur users
Operating a drone in the UK just got a little tougher, and safer.
On Saturday, the UK government posted new rules governing the use of drones weighing over 250 grams (about half a pound), with input from the Department for Transport, the Civil Aviation Authority, and the Military Aviation Authority.
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The guidelines state that drone users will have to register their devices and undergo safety awareness testing to ensure that they’re aware of UK security, privacy, and safety rules.
Part of the impetus for the new guidelines is linked to a