Tag Archives: Florida Highway Patrol

Making sure Florida drivers understand “Move Over” law

By on January 7th, 2013 | Last updated: January 14, 2013 at 3:00 pm

Florida Highway Patrol Captain Nancy Rasmussen urges drivers to ‘move over’ after trooper is hit while parked in emergency lane.

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Possible smoky driving conditions

By on January 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: January 14, 2013 at 11:13 am

With many people heading back to work today after the New Year’s holiday, the Florida Highway Patrol has at least two smoky locations it wants to warn you about. In Suwannee county, a 25 acre controlled burn has left some […]

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Gilchrist sobriety checkpoint

By on December 28th, 2012 | Last updated: January 14, 2013 at 11:16 am

From Florida Highway Patrol Public Information Office: The Florida Highway Patrol will be conducting a Comprehensive Roadside Sobriety Checkpoint in the Gilchrist County area on Friday, December 28, 2012 starting at 7:00 p.m. This checkpoint will be conducted on SR 26, approximately […]

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Man struck by train, in critical condition

By on December 10th, 2012 | Last updated: December 11, 2012 at 1:54 pm

The Florida Highway Patrol reports that a 25-year old Marion County man is in critical condition after a train hit his car Sunday.

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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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