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Florida Senate in the process of hearing legistlation to repeal special permits for international drivers.
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.
While deaths among teen drivers jumped 19 percent nationally from 2011 to 2012, Florida’s deaths decreased substantially.
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.
A pedestrian was struck by two vehicles and killed on State Road 200 in front of the Steeplechase Plaza. The man has been identified by fingerprints, and investigators are looking to notify family members.
According to a Florida Highway Patrol spokesman, there will be no vehicle checkpoints in West Central Florida this month.
Florida Highway Patrol is monitoring the Alachua County area of County Road 234 and U.S. Route 441 as a prescribed burn is conducted there.
A woman was killed after being struck by a tractor-trailer on Interstate 75 early Wednesday morning in Gainesville, Fla.
A military humvee overturned in the median of Bradford County’s U.S. Route 301 Tuesday morning, throwing a Florida Army National Guard soldier from the vehicle.
Florida Highway Patrol Captain Nancy Rasmussen urges drivers to ‘move over’ after trooper is hit while parked in emergency lane.