Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles

(Source: CBS4)

Scott To Pitch New Round Of Tax Cuts As Tag Fees Drop

A rollback in vehicle-registration fees, the key part of a $500 million package of tax and fee cuts approved this spring, kicks in Monday as Gov. Rick Scott starts to campaign for a new round of tax cuts.

08/29/2014

Miami-Dade school bus rolls out.  (Source: CBS4)

Drivers Urged To Stop For School Buses Ahead Of New Year

Bells will sound all across South Florida Monday morning, ringing in the start of a new school year and, if you happened to be listening to the radio Wednesday morning, you may have heard Broward Sheriff Scott Israel talking about school safety.

08/13/2014

Credit: Thinkstock

New Specialty Tags Will Soon Hit The Road

As they did a year ago, Florida lawmakers this spring approved four new specialty license tags, also extending a self-imposed barrier that hasn’t slowed the program.

06/23/2014

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

House Backs Senate’s Coast-To-Coast Bike Trail Plan

A 250-mile bicycle trail across Central Florida, a pet project of the next Senate president, is on the verge of getting $15.5 million in next year’s state budget.

04/22/2014

Rep. Daphne Campbell, D-Miami Shores, gestures as she promotes an abortion regulating measure on the House floor Wednesday, April 27, 2011. (Source: Florida House Of Representative/ Meredith Geddings)

Miami Lawmaker Files Move To End Red Light Cameras

Days after a report concluded red light cameras decreased crashes at most intersections where they are installed, a South Florida lawmaker filed legislation to repeal the law allowing their use.

CBS4–01/05/2013

Florida License Plates

Plans To Revamp Florida’s License Plates On Hold

Plans to revamp Florida’s license plans and change how they are distributed have been put on hold.

CBS4–10/24/2012

One proposed design for Florida's new license plate. (Source: Florida Dept. of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles via The Miami Herald)

Florida May Get New License Plates

After 14 years with its current license plate design, Florida drivers may be in for a change. Gov. Rick Scott and the state Cabinet will decide by the end of October whether to discard Florida’s well-known license plate design for a simpler design. Learn why.

CBS4–10/13/2012

(Source: WKMG)

State Receives 13 Intent To Sue Notices For Deadly Gainesville Crash

A series of deadly January crashes on Interstate 75 could trigger more than a dozen lawsuits against the state of Florida.

CBS4–08/07/2012

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