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State Safety Office

Lora B. Hollingsworth, P.E.
Chief Safety Officer

605 Suwannee St. MS 53 Tallahassee, FL 32399

Tel: 850-414-3100
Fax: 850-414-4221
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Our mission is to continually improve the safety of users of Florida's highway system and the safety of the traveling public and department employees.

The Safety Office consists of the following sections: federal highway safety grants, crash data, bicycle pedestrian program, Safe Routes to School Program, crossing guard train the trainer, and employee health and safety.

Florida Strategic Highway Safety Plan 2012                             (SHSP 2016 COMING SOON)


Fatal Turnpike accident similar to Martin County crash that killed six
Posted: May 25, 2016
A Port St. Lucie man was among those involved in an accident that killed two and injured several Tuesday. More...

NHTSA release campaign featuring local Breece brothers
Posted: May 23, 2016
AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has released a new, national campaign video featuring two local brothers. . More...

NHTSA kicks off 'Click It or Ticket' campaign as traffic fatalities rise
Posted: May 12, 2016
CHICAGO – Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), the Illinois State Police, the Chicago Police Department, and the Combined Accident Reduction Effort (CARE) joined together to kick off the 2016 national Click It or Ticket safety mobilization. More...

States and Territories Seat Use in 2015
Posted: May 12, 2016
In 2015 seat belt use in the United States ranged from 69.5 percent in New Hampshire to 97.3 percent in California and Georgia. More...

Work Zone Awareness Week 2016
Posted: March 1, 2016
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) took part in National Work Zone Awareness Week during April 11-15.More...