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    DHSMV DESIGNATES OCTOBER AS ECI AWARENESS MONTH

    ~Floridians are urged to register or update their emergency contact information~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) and To Inform Families First (TIFF) are recognizing October as ECI Awareness Month and urge residents to register or update their emergency contact information (ECI). ECI is a state-supported, secure system […]

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    139TH BASIC RECRUIT CLASS GRADUATES FROM FHP TRAINING ACADEMY

    ~ Florida Highway Patrol welcomes 68 new Troopers to the road ~   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, the 139th basic recruit class of the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) graduated from the FHP Training Academy. These 68 troopers join the more than 1,900 troopers who patrol Florida’s roads each day to provide safety and security to […]

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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 […]