Tag Archives: FHP

Ed Braddy responds to Lowe’s arrest

By on March 21st, 2013 | Last updated: March 21, 2013 at 1:46 pm

Former City Commissioner Ed Braddy, who was arrested for DUI himself in 2006, has responded to Mayor Craig Lowe’s arrest. Lowe was arrested Thursday morning on suspicion of DUI, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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Gainesville Mayor Craig Lowe arrested on suspicion of DUI

By , and on March 21st, 2013 | Last updated: March 22, 2013 at 3:47 pm

Gainesville Mayor Craig Lowe was arrested and charged with DUI Thursday morning after a single-car crash.

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FHP to reduce number of hit-and-run accidents

By on February 18th, 2013 | Last updated: February 18, 2013 at 5:38 pm

The Florida Highway Patrol is cracking down on hit-and-run accidents, aiming to reduce the number of fatal hit-and-runs in Florida by holding press conferences throughout the state. Fatalities resulting from hit-and-run crashes are a growing problem in Florida.

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Florida Highway Patrol defends actions taken during deadly I-75 tragedy

By on August 10th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:09 pm

The Florida Highway Patrol is defending itself against an investigative report criticizing how the agency handled the deadly Interstate-75 crash in late January. As FPR’s Sascha Cordner reports, the agency’s response released Friday places much of the blame on the [...]

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Highway patrol statistics are in from July 4th holiday

By on July 18th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:37 am

The Florida Highway Patrol announced the preliminary results from its Independence Day holiday enforcement effort.  During the four day period of July 1st through the 4th, FHP increased the number of troopers patrolling Florida’s roadways.  Troopers issued more than 8,000 [...]

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State officials remind parents about hot cars and kids

By and on July 10th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:33 am

With rising temperatures and busy summer days, the Department of Children and Families and the Florida Highway Patrol are reminding parents and caregivers not to leave their children unattended in cars.  Press Secretary of the Department Erin Gillespie says that this is a growing [...]

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