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State Safety Office

Lora B. Hollingsworth, P.E.
Chief Safety Officer

605 Suwannee St. MS 53 Tallahassee, FL 32399

Tel: 850-414-3100
Fax: 850-414-4221
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Our mission is to continually improve the safety of the traveling public. The Safety Office consists of the following sections: federal highway safety grants, crash data, bicycle pedestrian program, Safe Routes to School Program, crossing guard train the trainer, and employee health and safety.

Florida Strategic Highway Safety Plan 2016

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Distracted Driving Awareness Month 



FSU Police starts pedestrian/bicycle enforcement campaign -The FSU Police Department launches its high visibility enforcement operations. Starting Monday, officers are out and about on campus making sure everyone obeys safety laws.

Be alert for Work Zone Awareness Week - Getting from point A to point B weighs on the minds of drivers. But disregarding crews working on the side of the roadways a dangerous price to pay.

Smartphones may be to blame for spike in pedestrian deaths, report says - There's been a dramatic strike in the number of pedestrians struck and killed by cars, and trucks, and experts are saying that mobile phones and devices are becoming dangerous distractions that may be the cause.

Florida Aggressive Driving Awareness Campaign - This spring, the Miami office of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is working once again to bring awareness to the dangers of aggressive driving through its Drive Safe campaign.

Recall Search By VIN- Owners may not always know their recalled vehicle still needs to be repaired. NHTSA's new search tool lets you enter a Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to quickly learn if a specific vehicle has not been repaired as part of a safety recall in the last 15 years.