UPDATE: Two Belle Glade women dies in Clewiston traffic crash

CLEWISTON — Two Belle Glade women died from injuries sustained in a single vehicle crash on Wednesday, May 2, in Clewiston. A Florida Highway Patrol press release stated that on at approximately 4:09 p.m. a 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser operated by Thelmakia Robinson, 20, Belle Glade, was traveling northbound on the inside lane of U.S. […]

Belle Glade man died in Martin County traffic crash

BELLE GLADE — One Belle Glade man is dead and seven Belle Glade passengers received serious injuries when the vehicle they were traveling in overturned on Friday, April 6. A Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) press release stated that at 4:55 a.m. a 2003 Chevrolet Venture driven by Wilbert Janvier, 50 of Belle Glade, was traveling […]

Florida Highway Patrol to combat aggressive driving

Practice patience when driving on Florida road TALLAHASSEE – Beginning February 23 through March 8, 2018, the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) is participating in the Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks (TACT) safety campaign.  The TACT campaign is aimed at highlighting the danger of aggressive driving behaviors when interacting with large trucks on the road. “FHP […]

FHP wants you to “Arrive Alive” this Independence Day

~Designate a sober driver during this Independence Day weekend~ TALLAHASSEE — The Fourth of July is considered one of the busiest travel holidays of the year. The Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) urges everyone to use caution when traveling on Florida roads this weekend for a safe and enjoyable Independence Day. The […]

Fatal car crash on SR 715

BELLE GLADE — A 60-year-old Belle Glade man died in a head on crash on SR 715 on Sunday, Jan. 29, according to FHP. According to a FHP report on Jan. 29 at 3:03 a.m. a 2006 Ford Lariat driven by Juan Hernandez-Guillen, 17, of Belle Glade was traveling north on State Road 715 when […]

Florida Highway Patrol looking for aggressive drivers

Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks Campaign runs through Oct. 20 TALLAHASSEE – Passenger vehicles and tractor trailers share Florida’s highways every day, but too often aggressive driving habits result in deadly crashes between the two. On Oct. 7, the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) commercial vehicle enforcement troopers began another phase of Ticketing Aggressive Cars and […]

Palm Beach County Traffic Report Sept. 23 through Sept. 30

PALM BEACH COUNTY – Palm Beach County traffic will be affected this week by ongoing construction projects and maintenance work, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) officials report. Weather permitting; closures will be in effect on I-95 and in other areas throughout Palm Beach County for construction activities. For around-the-clock, real-time, I-95 traffic information, call 511. […]

State Road 80/US 98 closed at U.S. Sugar railroad crossing this weekend

PALM BEACH COUNTY – Some motorists in western Palm Beach County will need to find alternate routes this weekend due to a railroad rehab/maintenance project. The US Sugar Corp. railroad crossing at State Road 80/US-441/US-98 will be closed to all traffic from 6 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, until 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11. Detour routes: […]