Road-Highway Safety

This highway safety page provides links to promote road-highway safety, driver licensing and vehicle licensing.

Here is a link to the Florida Department of Transportation for road-highway safety and for maintenance issues, such as pavement irregularities, faded pavement markings, unsafe bridges, unsafe barriers, unsafe bike lanes, unsafe pedestrian pathways, obstructed or knocked down traffic control signs, signal malfunctions and other related road-highway safety issues, problems or emergencies: http://www.fdot.gov/default.shtm

Here is a link to keep drivers and news agencies alert  to existing traffic accidents and other incidents, such as road flooding, or obstacles, such as stalled vehicles that are causing traffic disruptions and may lead to further accidents, problems or incidents: https://www.flhsmv.gov/florida-highway-patrol/traffic-incidents-by-region/

Here is a link to renew or replace your Florida driver license or identification card, renew or replace your motor vehicle, vessel or mobile home registration, or obtain a paper title: renew or replace your Florida driver license or identification card, renew or replace your motor vehicle, vessel or mobile home registration, or obtain a paper title: https://www.flhsmv.gov/about/directors-welcome/

AARP offers a driver safety course for its members, which may result in an insurance discount for successful participants: http://www.aarp.org/home-garden/transportation/driver_safety/

If your plans include driving outside of the United States and you are interested in international road safety, or if you are interested in how U.S. driving accident rates compare to international accident rates, here is a good place to start. Here  are some of ASIRT tips for cycle-safe travels throughout the world. We can learn from problems faced by others and use this broad experience to improve our national driving statistics.

AAA also encourages road safety for truckers, motorists, cyclists and pedestrians and offers some free tips for car breakdowns and gives insightful information about substance use, fatigue, distractions for teens, seniors, commercial haulers and other concerned road travelers: http://exchange.aaa.com/safety/roadway-safety/road-safety-tips/#.WI-I0LGZNmA