Tag Archives: Florida Highway Patrol

Plane Runs Low On Fuel, Sets Down on State Road 16

By and on March 25th, 2014 | Last updated: March 27, 2014 at 5:57 am

On the last leg of his journey from Minneapolis to Jacksonville, pilot George Momberg made a precautionary landing on State Road 16.

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Lake City Officer Kills Armed Tennessee Driver at Safety Checkpoint

By on March 15th, 2014 | Last updated: March 15, 2014 at 7:12 pm

Officer Michael Lee is on administrative leave after the Friday night incident.

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ATV Accident Increase In Florida Follows National Trend

By on December 11th, 2013 | Last updated: January 8, 2014 at 1:25 pm

ATV-related crashes occurred at a rate of about one per week in 2012 and 2013 in North Central Florida, and children were frequently among the injured or dead. Riders and officials alike agree: basic safety precautions and tighter focus on the state’s helmet law would help limit tragedies.

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More Craig Lowe arrest video released; deputies on scene tell mayor his job is cause for different treatment

By and on April 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: September 28, 2013 at 11:28 pm

The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office released dashboard video Tuesday from the night of Gainesville Mayor Craig Lowe’s arrest. The video includes conversation between Lowe and deputies.

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FHP releases dashboard video of Gainesville mayor’s arrest

By on March 29th, 2013 | Last updated: September 12, 2013 at 8:10 am

Video released to WUFT News by the Florida Highway Patrol Friday afternoon shows Gainesville Mayor Craig Lowe completing sobriety tests at the site of the crash that led to his driving under the influence charge last week.

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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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Florida Senate hearing bill to repeal special permits for international drivers

By on March 18th, 2013 | Last updated: March 21, 2013 at 8:42 pm

Florida Senate in the process of hearing legistlation to repeal special permits for international drivers.

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Caution advised for possible smoke on SR 121, US 441

By on March 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 26, 2013 at 9:24 pm

Drivers are urged to avoid the area or drive cautiously, with the possibility of smoke impacting visibility on the roads until Tuesday morning at the latest.

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Teen driving deaths rise nationally, decline in Florida

By on February 26th, 2013 | Last updated: February 26, 2013 at 5:40 pm

While deaths among teen drivers jumped 19 percent nationally from 2011 to 2012, Florida’s deaths decreased substantially.

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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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