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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.

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DHSMV urges safe travel this holiday season                                                                           Posted: November 6, 2017

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) recently launched its Holiday Travel Campaign to ensure motorists Arrive Alive to their destination. The holidays are a peak travel period and millions of Floridians and visitors are expected to travel on Florida roads over the next two months. DHSMV is partnering with the Florida Department of Transportation, Florida Sheriffs Association, Florida Police Chiefs Association and the AAA – The Auto Club Group to urge responsible driving and vehicle safety.



City buses to showcase new 'Alert Today' wraps                                                                   Posted: November 1, 2017

The City of Tallahassee, the Florida Department of Transportation and other local partners launched a new media campaign, Wednesday. The campaign is a continuation of the “Alert Today” campaign and includes driver, pedestrian and cyclist safety messages on city buses. About 20 buses in the city’s bus fleet will sport the new wraps, acting as a moving billboard for the campaign. FDOT said the message is all about safety and encouraging everyone to do their part by following the rules of the road.


FDOT and GEICO Remind Motorists to use "Safe Phone Zones" during Labor Day Weekend Travel - As Floridians prepare for travel during Labor Day weekend, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and GEICO remind motorists to avoid driving distracted. More....