Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles: Florida Highway Patrol

Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles: Florida Highway Patrol

The Florida Highway Patrol’s (FHP) mission is to promote in a courteous manner a safe driving environment through aggressive law enforcement, public education, and safety awareness; reduce the number and severity of traffic crashes in Florida, preserve and protect human life, property and the rights of all people in accordance with the constitutions and laws of the United States and the State of Florida; design and implement prevention strategies and aggressively enforce DUI laws and other violations identified as crash causation factors.

Within FHP exists the Office of Motor Carrier Compliance. Sworn and non-sworn personnel perform safety inspections on commercial vehicles and perform traffic enforcement with an emphasis on violations by CMV’s and passenger vehicles interacting with large trucks.

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