• 2019

    FLHSMV Urges Motorists to Slow Down and Stay Cool

    Seleccione aquí para Español ~ This Summer, be sure to check your tires, obey all posted speed limits and never leave children and pets unattended in a motor vehicle. ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) is launching its Safe Summer Travel campaign, reminding motorists to put safety at the t…

  • 2019

    FLHSMV Releases Modified Driver License and ID Card with Enhanced Security Features

    Seleccione aquí para Español ~ Modified Florida credentials will be available in all offices and online by the end of August 2019 ~TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Starting in May 2019, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles began releasing a modified Florida driver license and ID card with enhanced security features to customers…

  • 2019

    FLHSMV Statement on Wireless Communications While Driving Law

    Seleccione aquí para EspañolTALLAHASSEE, Fla. - If you are covering the signing of the Wireless Communications While Driving Law, please use the following statement from FLHSMV Executive Director, Terry L. Rhodes.“Using wireless communication devices while driving is one of the most dangerous driving behaviors as it takes your hands off…

  • 2019

    Seat Belts Save Lives. Buckle Up Every Time.

    Seleccione aquí para Español ~ FHP Troopers join nationwide Click It or Ticket campaign ~    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) joins local and national law enforcement officers and highway safety advocates across the country for the national Click It or Ticket safety belt enforcement campaign through June 2. Durin…

  • 2019

    Florida Highway Patrol Recognizes 2018-2019 K-9 Academy Graduates

    Seleccione aquí para Español ~FHP and Hamilton County Sheriff's Office welcome new K-9 teams to the road~FHP Colonel Gene Spaulding with Trooper Javier Rivera and K-9 Thor, awarded "Top Dog" for overall achievement at the FHP K-9 Training Academy. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, 12 K-9 teams graduated from the 2018-2019 Florida Highway Patrol …