Florida Economists: Driving, Highway Fees Take A Hit In Sunshine StatePointing to fallout from the coronavirus, a panel of state economists said in a new report that fees collected for such things as driver’s licenses and vehicle registrations have taken a large hit.
Texting While Driving Bill Goes To Governor DeSantisA bill that would toughen the state’s texting-while-driving law was formally sent Thursday to Gov. Ron DeSantis, who has voiced support for the proposal.
Sunpass Backlog Hits 170 Million TransactionsFlorida’s troubled $287 million upgrade of the SunPass toll system created a backlog of 170 million transactions, the Florida Department of Transportation said Wednesday.
Tag Not Visible? You Can Be Charged For Obscuring It, Appeals Court RulesThe 3rd District Court of Appeals has ruled that a driver in Florida can face charges for obscuring the lettering on vehicle license tags with a frame.
Study: Seniors Driving More Than Past Generations Senior citizens are driving more than in previous generations, according to a new report.
Rick Scott Wants To Cut Auto Registration FeesWith less than a year left until elections, Governor Rick Scott wants to cut registration fees for the state’s motorists--a move that could help his run for re-election.
Gas Prices Jump Ahead Of Labor Day Travel RushBetween the normal rush of Labor Day travel and the addition of the escalation of the crisis in Syria, gas prices continue to skyrocket.
FDOT Opens New I-595 RampOn Friday morning, motorists on I-595 gained a new way to jump on Florida's Turnpike.
House Cautiously OKs Red Light Camera MeasureOn the issue of red-light cameras, the Florida House seems to have found its happy medium.
Second Eastbound Lane Opens On Bear Cut BridgeA second lane on the Bear Cut Bridge, which connects Virginia Key to Key Biscayne, has been opened.
Hialeah To Use Red-Light Cameras To Stem Rise In RobberiesHialeah police are using red light cameras for more than just catching red-light runners.
Miami Lawmaker Files Move To End Red Light CamerasDays 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.
Bill Proposes Forcing Young Drivers To Put Away PhonesA proposal filed Thursday would bar drivers under age 18 from using wireless phones or other communications devices while they are behind the wheel.
Florida Drivers, Meet Your New License PlateMeet the license plate that will adorn your vehicle for many years. Florida voters selected the green-rimmed, leafed-orange winner in a poll of about 50,000 online voters.
MPD, Secret Service Team Up To Tame Insurance FraudYou’re paying too much for insurance, and fraud is to blame. However, the Miami Police Department (MPD) announced it has made progress in fighting fraud in Florida.