Press Releases

FHP to Focus on Aggressive Driving by Car and Truck Drivers

Seleccione aquí para Español ~ Big trucks need more room. Practice patience on the highways ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –There’s little doubt what can happen when a passenger car collides with a tractor- trailer that is 80 feet long and weighs up to 20 tons. Such a crash can easily turn deadly. Today, the Florida Highway […]

FHP se Centrará en la Conducción Agresiva por Parte de Conductores de Automóviles y Camiones

Click here for English ~ Los camiones grandes necesitan más espacio. Practica la paciencia en las carreteras ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – No hay dudas de lo que puede suceder cuando un automóvil de pasajeros choca con un tractor-remolque que mide 80 pies de largo y pesa hasta 20 toneladas. Tal choque puede volverse mortal fácilmente. […]

El Verano Está Aquí y También el Calor

Click here for English ~ Nunca deje a ningún niño desatendido en un vehículo ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — El Departamento de Seguridad Vial y Vehículos Motorizados de Florida está recordando a todos que tomen medidas adicionales para asegurarse de que ningún niño quede desatendido en un vehículo este verano. Este año, ha habido dos casos […]

Summer Is Here and So Is the Heat

Seleccione aquí para Español ~ Never leave any child unattended in a vehicle ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles is reminding everyone to take additional steps to ensure that no child is left unattended in a vehicle this summer. This year, there have been two reported cases in […]

Celebrate Your ‘Independence’ From Impaired Driving

Designate a sober driver this 4th of July TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Fourth of July falls on a Friday this year and that means a lot of us will enjoy a three-day weekend. The Florida Highway Patrol urges everyone to be cautious and don’t let the celebrations get out of control. “Independence Day is a […]

‘Staying Alive On I-75’

Law enforcement in six states to focus on the Move Over law TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Highway Patrol will join law enforcement agencies in five other states over the next three days to promote the Move Over law along Interstate 75, as well as other safety measures.  It’s part of the ongoing “Staying Alive […]

Operation Safe Drive On I-95

Four state effort to reduce large vehicle crashes TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  –The Florida Highway Patrol is collaborating with three other states in an effort to keep the roadways safe today through June 19.  Four states that line Interstate 95 (Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina) will be participating in a safety campaign effort called Operation […]

It’s Simple. Move Over, Florida!

FHP, other law enforcement launch awareness campaign Move Over. They are two simple words that can mean the difference between life and death to the first responders who work alongside Florida’s busy highways. In an effort to bring new awareness to Florida’s Move Over law, the Florida Highway Patrol and law enforcement agencies across the […]