State Safety Office
Transportation Safety Engineering is the discipline that works to mitigate conflicts on the roadway, reduces the roadway problems that lead to traffic crashes and gives clear information to assist drivers to make safe driving decisions. In Florida, Transportation Safety Engineering is conducted at statewide and district or regional levels.
District Transportation Safety Engineering Functions
|State Traffic Safety Engineer||CO||Joe Santos||850.414.4097|
|Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, Lee, Manatee, Okeechobee, Polk, Sarasota||D1||David Wheeler||863.519.2378|
|Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Duval, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Madison, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns, Suwannee, Taylor, Union||D2||Jeff Scott||904.360.5629|
|Bay, Calhoun, Escambia,Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Wakulla, Walton, Washington||D3||Michael Lewis||850.330.1266|
|Broward, Indian River, Martin, Palm Beach, St. Lucie||D4||Yujing (Tracey) Xie, P.E.||954.777.4350|
|Brevard, Flagler, Lake, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Sumter, Volusia||D5||Tony Nosse, P.E.||386.943.5334|
|Miami-Dade, Monroe||D6||Misleidys Leon||305.470.5345|
|Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas||D7||Peter Hsu||813.975.6251|
|Florida's Turnpike Enterprise||TP||H. Walker,P.E .||407.264.3257|
Florida Highway Safety Manual Efforts
Florida Highway Safety Manual Efforts This link provides information on what implementation efforts have been done and are planned.
The Highway Safety Manual (HSM) is a useful tool to help practitioners in decision making. The HSM provides the best factual information and tools in a useful and widely accepted form and to facilitate roadway design and operational decisions based upon explicit consideration of their safety consequences. This manual strengthens the role of safety in road planning, design, maintenance, construction, and operations decision making. The manual features synthesis of validated highway research; procedures that are adapted and integrated to practice; and Analytical tools for predicting impact on road safety.
For more information contact Joe Santos @ 850.414.4097