Tag Archives: Florida Highway Patrol

Aggressive driving around 18-wheelers could mean ticket

By on November 13th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 4:01 pm

The Florida Highway Patrol is cracking down on aggressive driving around 18-wheeler rigs.

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Man who fled trooper found hiding

By on October 15th, 2012 | Last updated: October 15, 2012 at 9:46 am

A routine traffic stop on I-75 Saturday night turned into a search-and-capture mission for Florida Highway Patrol. Trooper Michael Todd pulled over a Wolkswagen Jetta in southern Alachua County because he saw it weaving on the roadway. The driver, 35-year-old […]

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Smokey driving conditions in Lafayette and Levy Counties

By on September 4th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:49 pm

Burning brush in Lafeyette and Levy counties cause smoke issues on Florida roads.

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FHP cracks down on bad drivers

By on August 17th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:47 pm

The Florida Highway Patrol is sending more troopers out onto the roads today as they kick off the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. The nation-wide campaign aimed at pulling impaired drivers off the road will be in effect […]

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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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I-10 opened

By on June 28th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:49 pm

The Florida Highway Patrol now says Interstate 10 has been reopened in both directions. The FHP and the Florida Department of Transportation want drivers to use caution though as they travel on I-10 in Baker and Columbia counties.  The water levels […]

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Sinkhole on State Road 26 has been repaired

By on June 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:43 am

The Florida Highway Patrol is reporting that a sinkhole that opened up on S.R. 26, between Serena Lake Drive and S.R. 100 has now been repaired by the Florida Department of Transportation.

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Flooding closes part of I-10

By on June 26th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:48 pm

The Florida Highway Patrol says additional sections of Interstate 10 could be closed at any time because of flooding from Tropical Storm Debby.   This picture was taken by FHP Captain Keith Gaston one mile east of U.S. 41, from the […]

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Motorcyclist killed on U.S. 301

By on May 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:11 am

A Marion County motorcyclist was killed last night after he collided with another vehicle. David Purdy, 50, was traveling north on U.S. 301 when the other vehicle struck the left side of his motorcycle. He died on the scene. A […]

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