Road Rangers provide safety net for Jacksonville drivers

This week, WJXT Channel 4 reporter Heather Leigh rode along with FDOT’s Road Rangers, trucks that patrol the interstates prepared to assist motorists in distress, to give viewers a firsthand look at the services they provide on our roadways. Road Ranger Andy Henry was at the wheel with Leigh riding shotgun. Road Ranger Supervisor Cody Parham…

Holiday Traffic Safety

Combine peak Thanksgiving travel this holiday weekend with legions of fans arriving in Gainesville for the showdown between FSU and UF football on Saturday, and the need for motorists throughout Northeast Florida to exercise caution and patience on the road is greater than ever. To minimize congestion on roadways, all state road work throughout Northeast…

2014 Florida Automated Vehicle Summit demonstrations

TEDx Jacksonville speaker makes case for driverless cars ahead of Florida Automated Vehicles Summit

As FDOT prepares to host the Florida Automated Vehicles Summit in downtown Jacksonville and at JAXPORT Dec. 1-2, TEDx Jacksonville welcomes an internationally renowned expert in intelligent transportation systems to speak at their conference this Saturday. According to his TEDxJacksonville speaker profile, Jim Barbaresso has more than 37 years of experience in both the public…

Car Seat Traffic Safety team Northeast Florida FDOT Child Booster Law New Six (6) Years Old

New Car Seat Law

Florida has an enhanced child restraint law: Every motor vehicle operator in Florida is required to use a crash-tested, federally approved child restraint device for children until age 6. Northeast Florida’s Community Traffic Safety Team has put together an informative video about the new law.