FHP reminds travelers to buckle up this Thanksgiving

FHP aims to prevent crashes through increased visibility during the holiday weekend TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Thanksgiving holiday is a peak travel period for families nationwide. The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) wants all motorists to Arrive Alive this Thanksgiving holiday and is reminding motorists to buckle up before they hit the road. During the 2016 […]

Tolls return Thursday, September 21

FORT LAUDERDALE — Tolls on a vast majority of Florida’s Turnpike system, all Florida Department of Transportation roads and bridges, and all regional toll facilities throughout the State will be reinstated Thursday, September 21, at 12:01 a.m. Tolls were suspended on Tuesday, September 5 to help facilitate Hurricane Irma evacuation and relief activities. Tolls will […]

FDOT urges motorists to use Real-time traffic information tools to ease evacuations: Florida 511, Traffic Counts and Waze

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is urging motorists to use the department’s real-time traffic information tools to ease their evacuation. Traffic can be heavy at times during a hurricane evacuation and we appreciate the public’s patience. The following real- time traffic information tools are available: • Florida 511 – FDOT’s official source […]

Motorists remember to use “Safe Phone Zones” during Labor Day Weekend Travel

Visit Welcome Centers, Rest Areas and Service Plazas over holiday weekend to text and use your mobile device safely TALLAHASSEE — As Floridians prepare for travel during Labor Day weekend, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and GEICO remind motorists to avoid driving distracted. Motorists can safely and conveniently use their phones and other mobile […]