Photo/Story Gallery 2008

FHP Joins CCS to Promote New Safety Message


Major Rick Carpenter speaking at the news conference.Safety Team members and new signFlorida Highway Patrol Major Rick Carpenter joined the Columbia County Sheriff Bill Gootee, Columbia County Fire Department Chief Trey Atkinson, along with other local and state officer in a news conference to remind motorists of the importance of safety belt use and to announce the beginning of this year’s Click It or Ticket!

Members of the Columbia County Traffic Safety Team unveiled the newly erected fatality sign at the Click it or Ticket press conference. The sign was constructed by the Department of Transportation sign shop, and donated to the Florida Highway Patrol to remind motorists to Drive Safely!