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Summer Is Here and So Is the Heat

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 Florida of children dying of heatstroke after […]


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 […]