Tag Archives: traffic

GPD Responds To Residential Complaints, Installs Speeding Radar

By on October 24th, 2013 | Last updated: October 24, 2013 at 6:07 pm

Gainesville Police Department installed a speeding radar last week in hopes of keeping residents and drivers safer. The radar was placed along Northwest 31st Drive after many residents voiced their concerns.

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FHP Curbs Truck Harassment, Hopes To Make Highways Safer for Truckers

By on September 24th, 2013 | Last updated: September 25, 2013 at 8:52 am

The Florida Highway Patrol is cracking down on small cars dangerously speeding and merging in front of large truckers, which puts both cars in danger.

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5 Vehicle Collision Shut Down I-75 in Ocala

By on September 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: September 22, 2013 at 12:47 pm

An accident on the southbound lanes had significant impact on traffic for about an hour, but no injuries were reported.

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Country musician David Allen Coe recovering after crash in Ocala, cancels shows in Louisville, Ky., and Scheller, Ill.

By on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 19, 2013 at 12:22 pm

A Texas country musician crashed an SUV into a semi-trailer in Ocala early Tuesday morning and has cancelled shows in Louisville, Ken., and Scheller, Ill.

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Avoid traffic delays, or at least find out what’s happening, with new services from the Florida Department of Transportation

By on March 12th, 2013 | Last updated: March 13, 2013 at 8:10 am

The Florida Department of Transportation offers multiple ways for drivers to be informed about traffic and traffic incidents.

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Marion County roads to temporarily close for repairs

By on February 12th, 2013 | Last updated: February 13, 2013 at 9:55 pm

Roadway repairs will leave temporary lane closures in Marion County Feb. 18 to April 19.

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Here are some area roads to avoid over the MLK holiday

By on January 18th, 2013 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 3:51 pm

As a result of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday a few roads will be closed in the area.

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Roads to be stuffed with Thanksgiving traffic

By on November 14th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 4:00 pm

According to AAA’s projections, 90 percent of people traveling during Thanksgiving will be driving, and Wednesday is expected to be the worst day to travel on the roads.

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Palatka to install cameras at select red lights

By on October 18th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:11 pm

Palatka drivers might notice off-white, semi-circular, oblong-shaped boxes stationed high above intersections around town. Local law enforcement hopes those new additions will make drivers think twice about running red lights.

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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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