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    STATEMENT: CFO Letter to Florida Legislature on Protecting Personal Information

    If you are covering the recent letter from CFO Jimmy Patronis to the Florida Legislature, please contribute the following quote to DHSMV Executive Director Terry L. Rhodes: “I thank CFO Patronis for taking the initiative to champion such an important issue. Protecting our customers’ personal identifying information is critical, which is why the department took […]

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    You Snooze, You Lose. Don’t Drive Drowsy!

    ~ Drowsy Driving Prevention Week reminds motorists to get enough rest to drive alert ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) is leading the Drowsy Driving Prevention Week campaign starting this Labor Day weekend. DHSMV is partnering with the Florida Department of Transportation, Florida Sheriffs Association, Florida Police […]

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    Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

    ~Florida Highway Patrol participating in national enforcement campaign August 15 – September 3~  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – As part of the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over safety campaign, starting today, the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) will concentrate enforcement efforts on impaired driving through the Labor Day holiday. FHP joins law enforcement and highway safety […]

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    DHSMV Releases New Design of University of South Florida Specialty License Plate

    ~Newly redesigned USF specialty license plates available this month ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) is pleased to announce the release of the newly redesigned specialty plate for the University of South Florida (USF). The new plate will be delivered to tax collector and tag agency offices […]

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    August is Child Safety Awareness Month

    ~ Motorists must take responsibility to ensure Florida’s most precious cargo can Arrive Alive ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – This month, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) is reminding motorists to focus on child safety on and around Florida roads and ensure all children are correctly buckled into a vehicle, every time. […]