• 2019

    Florida Highway Patrol Increases Visibility for Independence Day

    Seleccione aquí para Español ~Designate a sober driver during this holiday weekend~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Fourth of July is considered one of the busiest travel holidays of the year. The Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) urges everyone to use caution when traveling on Florida roads this weekend for a safe and enjoyabl…

  • 2019

    FLHSMV Launches New Crash Records Portal

    Seleccione aquí para Español ~ Customers can visit FloridaCrashPortal.gov to purchase a crash report, self-report a crash and view crash data. ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) has launched a new crash records portal at FloridaCrashPortal.gov. The new Florida Crash Portal provides compr…

  • 2019

    Texting and Driving a Primary Offense Starting July 1

    Seleccione aquí para Español ~ Florida motorists can be stopped and cited for texting and driving. ~TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) is leading Florida’s Put It Down: Focus on Driving campaign to ensure all motorists are aware of the state’s new regulations regarding wireless co…

  • 2019

    FHP Charges Suspect Accused of Striking Trooper on Florida Turnpike

    Seleccione aquí para Español ~ Investigation leads to suspect arrested in Queens, New York ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – On May 25, Trooper Arsenio Caballero was assisting in a seatbelt enforcement detail on an exit ramp on Florida’s Turnpike in Broward County when he was violently struck by a vehicle. The driver of a white BMW subsequently fled. A…

  • 2019

    FHP Joins Law Enforcement Partners for Operation Safe Drive

    Seleccione aquí para Español ~ The initiative focuses on preventing crashes that result in fatalities, injuries and property damage ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Beginning today through June 27, 2019, the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) joins its southeastern law enforcement partners to participate in the Operation Safe DRIVE (Distracted Reckless Impai…