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Florida Steps Up Distracted Driving Safety Campaign

We’ve all heard the warning before, don’t text and drive but new ads and law enforcement campaigns are going further than that. They want you to put down your cell phone all together when you’re behind the wheel of your car.

CBS Miami–08/24/2015

Troopers said 42-year old Peter Whyte from Fort Lauderdale stabbed  22-year old Nolan Goad on Monday during a road rage incident on I-95 on August 17, 2015. (Source: FHP)

FHP Find Car, ID Suspect In Road Rage Stabbing Attack

Florida Highway Patrol has found the car driven by a man they say was involved in a road rage incident in Deerfield Beach this week.


Authorities are searching for a driver involved in a road rage incident that ended in a stabbing in Deerfield Beach on August 17, 2015. (Courtesy: Deerfield Beach Police)

Victim Speaks Out Amid Search For Driver In Deerfield Road Rage

The victim of a violent road rage incident in Deerfield Beach is speaking out as as authorities are searching for the driver accused of stabbing him.


Photo of overturned beer truck. (Source: FHP Steve Gaskins/Twitter @SteveG717)

Beer Truck Overturns, Dumps Cans On Highway

There was plenty of beer but it wasn’t a happy hour on southbound Interstate 75 when a Budweiser truck overturned.


Source: CBS4

Trooper, Car Passenger Taken To Hospital After Traffic Stop

A trooper and a car passenger were rushed to the hospital Tuesday evening following a traffic stop.



FHP Launches Safety Campaign About Aggressive Cars and Trucks

The Florida Highway Patrol has launched another phase of the Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks (TACT) safety campaign aimed at educating motorists about the dangers of aggressive driving when interacting with large trucks on the road.


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Hit And Run Crashes Rising Across South Florida

Florida has experienced an alarming increase in the number of fatal hit and run crashes during the last two years–and Miami-Dade County is leading the surge of these deadly accidents.


A wrong-way wreck on the Turnpike claimed the lives of two drivers Sunday. (Source: CBS4)

Deadly Wrong-Way Wreck Claims Two Lives

A wrong-way wreck on the Turnpike claimed the lives of two drivers Sunday.


(Source: www.flhsmv.gov/fhp)

Trooper Pulls Man From Burning Vehicle

A Florida Highway Patrol trooper in the Tampa Bay area has been hailed as a hero after he pulled an unconscious man from a burning vehicle.


A Florida Highway Patrol trooper issues a ticket to a driver.  (Source: AP)

FHP Adds 65 New Trooper Grads

More than 60 new troopers have joined the ranks of the Florida Highway Patrol.