ORLANDO, Fla. (CBSMiami/AP) —U.S. Senator Bill Nelson is pushing to get new technology to protect airports from drones.READ MORE: Big 7 Travel Ranks Le Chick’s Burger 3rd Best In US
Nelson was in Orlando on Friday meeting with airport directors from Orlando, Miami, Tampa, Jacksonville, Sarasota, Clearwater and Panama City.READ MORE: Have You Seen Ashley Espinoza-Sanchez? Missing Woman Last Seen At Hard Rock Stadium
Nelson is hoping to insert a measure into legislation that would help airports install technologies that could thwart unwanted drones.
The technologies would be able to shut down drones that stray into no-fly-zones or use sensors to intercept drones.MORE NEWS: NASA, Boeing Scrub Scheduled Starliner OFT-2 Launch
(TM and © Copyright 2016 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2016 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)