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Florida Cabinet Recognizes Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Of The Year

~ Lieutenant Channing L. Taylor receives distinguished award ~ TALLAHASSEE, FL – This week, the Governor and Cabinet recognized Lieutenant Channing L. Taylor as the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) 2016 Trooper of the Year. Lieutenant Taylor is assigned to FHP Troop D in Cocoa, FL. He has been with the FHP for over 22 years. […]


The Florida Highway Patrol Hosts Local Career Fair

~ The FHP is looking for you to join Florida’s finest ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) is actively recruiting across the state and, next week in the Big Bend, will be hosting a career fair for individuals interested in pursuing a career with the FHP. The Career Fair will assist potential […]


December Is Impaired Driving Prevention Month

~ DHSMV and partners committed to preventing impaired driving on Florida’s roadways ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – As part of the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles’ (DHSMV) Holiday Travel campaign, throughout December, the DHSMV will focus on preventing impaired driving on Florida’s roadways. Across the state, the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) will be […]


Buckle Up To Arrive Alive This Thanksgiving

~ FHP enforcement will include extra troopers patrolling from November 23-27 ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) is helping to ensure all motorists Arrive Alive this Thanksgiving holiday and is reminding motorists to buckle up before they hit the road. During the 2015 Thanksgiving holiday period, law enforcement agencies statewide worked 9,906 […]


DHSMV Record Production

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) does not sell driver or motor vehicle information. Driver or motor vehicle information is produced as required by the Federal Driver Privacy Protection Act (DPPA) and Florida’s public records laws. For your background, please refer to the FACT SHEET on this issue.


The Florida Highway Patrol Hosts Local Career Fair

~ The FHP is looking for you to join Florida’s finest ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) is actively recruiting across the state and, this week in the Big Bend, will be hosting a career fair for individuals interested in pursuing a career with the FHP. The Career Fair will assist potential […]


Florida Highway Patrol Recieves National Re-Accreditation

~ FHP exemplifies professionalism during CALEA accreditation ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A team of assessors from the prestigious Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®), has completed an extensive review of the Florida Highway Patrol’s (FHP) policies, procedures and law enforcement practices and announced that FHP has achieved gold standard re-accreditation. This is […]


The Florida Highway Patrol Seeks State Re-Accreditation

~ Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies will assess FHP ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) today announced that a team of assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) will arrive on December 6 to examine specific aspects of the FHP’s policies and procedures, management, operations and support […]


Travel Safely this Holiday Season And Arrive Alive

~DHSMV launches Holiday Travel Campaign to educate travelers on Florida’s roads on safe driving~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) today launched its Holiday Travel Campaign to remind motorists the importance of taking extra care on Florida’s roadways this holiday season. Millions of Floridians and visitors are expected […]


DHSMV Reminds Motorists That Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving This Halloween

~FHP provides safety tips for parents and trick-or-treaters~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) reminds motorists to use extra caution on the road this Halloween night, as communities see an increase in pedestrians along Florida roadways during the evening hours. Motorists should always use caution when behind the […]