News

2016

DHSMV Warns Of Traffic Citation Scam

~ Consumers targeted for payment of fraudulent citations ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) is warning consumers that they may be targeted by a company representing itself as the DHSMV demanding payment for fraudulent citations. The company, which is not associated with the DHSMV in any way, will […]


Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

~Florida Highway Patrol participating in national enforcement campaign ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – As part of the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign that begins today and runs through New Year’s Day, the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) will concentrate its enforcement efforts on impaired driving throughout Florida. FHP joins law enforcement and highway safety […]


DHSMV Collects 39 TONS of Food for Families

~ “Stuff the Charger” food drive provides more than 65,000 meals ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) held its third annual “Stuff the Charger” food drive last month and today, announced that it collected more than 39 tons of food in the effort. The donated food was […]


Florida Cabinet Recognizes Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Of The Year

~ Lieutenant Channing L. Taylor receives distinguished award ~ TALLAHASSEE, FL – This week, the Governor and Cabinet recognized Lieutenant Channing L. Taylor as the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) 2016 Trooper of the Year. Lieutenant Taylor is assigned to FHP Troop D in Cocoa, FL. He has been with the FHP for over 22 years. […]


The Florida Highway Patrol Hosts Local Career Fair

~ The FHP is looking for you to join Florida’s finest ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) is actively recruiting across the state and, next week in the Big Bend, will be hosting a career fair for individuals interested in pursuing a career with the FHP. The Career Fair will assist potential […]


December Is Impaired Driving Prevention Month

~ DHSMV and partners committed to preventing impaired driving on Florida’s roadways ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – As part of the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles’ (DHSMV) Holiday Travel campaign, throughout December, the DHSMV will focus on preventing impaired driving on Florida’s roadways. Across the state, the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) will be […]


Buckle Up To Arrive Alive This Thanksgiving

~ FHP enforcement will include extra troopers patrolling from November 23-27 ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) is helping to ensure all motorists Arrive Alive this Thanksgiving holiday and is reminding motorists to buckle up before they hit the road. During the 2015 Thanksgiving holiday period, law enforcement agencies statewide worked 9,906 […]


DHSMV Record Production

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) does not sell driver or motor vehicle information. Driver or motor vehicle information is produced as required by the Federal Driver Privacy Protection Act (DPPA) and Florida’s public records laws. For your background, please refer to the FACT SHEET on this issue.


The Florida Highway Patrol Hosts Local Career Fair

~ The FHP is looking for you to join Florida’s finest ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) is actively recruiting across the state and, this week in the Big Bend, will be hosting a career fair for individuals interested in pursuing a career with the FHP. The Career Fair will assist potential […]


Florida Highway Patrol Recieves National Re-Accreditation

~ FHP exemplifies professionalism during CALEA accreditation ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A team of assessors from the prestigious Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®), has completed an extensive review of the Florida Highway Patrol’s (FHP) policies, procedures and law enforcement practices and announced that FHP has achieved gold standard re-accreditation. This is […]