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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 users of Florida's highway system and the safety of the traveling public and department employees.

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


Bike safety on the right path
Posted: September 5, 2016
Bike Expert, Dan Moser, talks about the state of cycling in Lee County. Andrew West/news-press.com With school back in session, the images of children biking and walking to their classes in the morning are common. And if you’ve noticed those kids with helmets on, riding in the right lanes or giving proper hand signals, there’s a good chance they’ve taken part in a program called Safe Routes to School. More...

This Hurricane Season, Be Prepared In Case Of Emergency
Posted: June 01, 2016
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – As Floridians prepare for the 2016 hurricane season and create disaster preparedness plans, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles is urging citizens to make sure law enforcement knows who to notify in an emergency situation by enrolling in Florida’s Emergency Contact Information (ECI) system. More...