FDOT: Safety Office

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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

Traffic Safety Coalitions


National Impaired Driving Enforcement Wave August 15 - September 3



Stop on Red event urges drivers, pedestrians to take precaution on the road

By Adrienne Cutway, WKMG

Stopping at a red light is something every motorist, bicyclist and pedestrian should do, but unfortunately, that's not always the case and the repercussions can be deadly. In order to spread awareness about red light safety, officials from Alert Today Florida, the National Coalition for Safer Roads, the Florida Department of Transportation and other Orlando and Orange County organizations gathered Friday at Silver Star and Pine Hills Road as part of the Stop on Red campaign.

Back to School Traffic Safety Tips By Florida Department of Transportation

By Staff, Space Coast Daily

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and our Community Traffic Safety Teams remind motorists to take extra traffic safety precautions as students head back to school. The beginning of the school year is a time when children are at increased risk of transportation related injuries from pedestrian, bicycle, school bus and motor vehicle crashes. FDOT offers the following tips for making back to school commutes safer for motorists and students.

Child Safety awareness Month



Hurricane Season Begins June 1, 2018



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.