• 2022

    ICYMI: FDOT Announces I-75 Closure Due to Rising River

    I-75 is closed between mile marker 179 and 193 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Please be advised that the Myakka River under Interstate 75 (I-75) has risen and impacted the interstate, no longer making it safely passable for motorists. Due to the rising water, I-75 in both directions is now closed from mile marker 179 (North Port / Toledo Blade Blvd) to mil…

  • 2022

    ICYMI: Florida Response to Hurricane Ian Continues

    Language | Idioma English Español TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – This morning, Governor Ron DeSantis issued updates on Hurricane Ian at the State Emergency Operations Center with Division of Emergency Management Director Kevin Guthrie and Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Deanne Criswell. Today, Governor DeSantis is …

  • 2022

    ICYMI: Search and Rescue Efforts Underway Following Hurricane Ian

    Language | Idioma English Español TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – This afternoon, Governor Ron DeSantis issued updates on Hurricane Ian at the State Emergency Operations Center with Division of Emergency Management Director Kevin Guthrie. Earlier today, Governor DeSantis, First Lady Casey DeSantis and Director Guthrie surveyed the dam…

  • 2022

    FLHSMV Urges Drivers to Take a Break to Drive Awake

    Language | Idioma English Español ~ September 5-11 is Drowsy Driving Prevention Week in Florida. ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) launched its annual Drowsy Driving Prevention Week campaign to educate the public regarding drowsy driving prevention on Flori…

  • 2022

    Accreditation Team Invites Public Comments About the Florida Highway Patrol

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A team of assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) will arrive November 8, 2022, to examine all aspects of the Florida Highway Patrol’s (FHP) policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services. FHP is required to comply with numerous standards in order to receive accred…