Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles

  • Agency: Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
  • Address: 2900 Apalachee Pkwy, Tallahassee, 32399 FL
  • Chief:
Phone: (850) 617-2000

Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles is located at 2900 Apalachee Pkwy, Tallahassee, 32399 FL. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles phone number is (850) 617-2000.

Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles News

Just like vehicles, tires should be checked for recalls to be certain they are road safe. Ensure the safety of you and your passengers. Check for tire recalls TODAY. #TravelSafeFL U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association

Traveling this weekend? Make sure you and your vehicle are prepared before getting on the road. Tires properly inflated? Check. #BuckleUp? Click! #TravelSafeFL to #ArriveAliveFL!

Properly stopping for school buses is not only the law, but protects children’s lives.It is crucial that you watch for children in school zones and properly come to a complete stop for school buses. Share now to help make sure all of Florida’s children #ArriveAliveFL! #ChildSafetyFL #TravelSafeFL

FLOW units are on site today in Jackson county to provide driver license and motor vehicle services to local residents impacted by #HurricaneMichael. See our cover photo for more details. #Panhandle

RECALL ALERT: Fiat Chrysler is recalling certain front-wheel-drive 2017-2018 Jeep Renegade SUVs due to a potential stalling issue. Is your vehicle affected? Check for recalls TODAY! #Recalls #CheckToProtect NHTSA National Safety Council Consumer Reports https://www.consumerreports.org/car-recalls-defects/2017-2018-jeep-renegade-recalled-due-to-faulty-fuel-pump/

FHP Lieutenant Derrick Rahming recently visited with students at Crossroad Academy Charter School in Quincy, where he discussed drowsy, distracted, and impaired driving. The students were given the opportunity to wear Fatal Vision (DUI) goggles, which simulate how a person’s balance, vision, judgment, and reaction time are impaired by the influence of alcohol and drugs. Impaired driving is simply not worth the risk of losing your life or the lives of others. #WeArriveAlive #TravelSafeFL #FHP

Don’t let your wallet take a bath on a flooded vehicle. Know what to look for to avoid purchasing a flood damaged vehicle. #ConsumerProtectFL https://www.flhsmv.gov/safety-center/consumer-education/consumer-advisory-flooded-vehicles/

FHP and utility companies continue to work together to rebuild the areas of the #Panhandle that were devastated by #HurricaneMichael. #850Strong #FLStrong #Teamwork

FLOW teams are on site today in Franklin and Jackson counties to provide driver license and motor vehicle services to those impacted by #HurricaneMichael. Check out our cover photo for more details. #Panhandle

RECALL ALERT: Subaru and Toyota are recalling more than 400,000 vehicles due to a valve spring problem that could stall engines and increase the risk of crashes. The recall includes 2012-13 Subaru Forester, Impreza and BRZ models and the same model years Toyota Scion FR-S. Is your vehicle safe? Check for recalls TODAY! #Recalls #CheckToProtect NHTSA National Safety Council Consumer Reports http://fortune.com/2018/11/01/toyota-subaru-recall-airbag/

Selling a vehicle? Protect yourself by completing a Notice of Sale, which removes your name from the vehicle, so you are no longer liable for the vehicle you sold. #ConsumerProtectFL https://www.flhsmv.gov/safety-center/consumer-education/selling-vehicle-florida/

Don’t forget the time change! As you turn the clock back an hour, take a minute to check for vehicle recalls. Protect yourself and your passengers by ensuring your vehicle is safe! #Recalls #CheckToProtect NHTSA National Safety Council Carsdotcom

Want to make sure your family and friends travel safely this holiday season? Check out our website for tips on celebrating responsibly, keeping your tires road ready, and registering your emergency contact information (ECI). Help spread the word with downloadable posters, social media images, and other resources that will ensure your loved ones #ArriveAlive for the holidays. https://www.flhsmv.gov/safety-center/driving-safety/holidaytravel/

FHP has been continuing to assist utility companies with power restoration efforts throughout the Panhandle as the area continues recovering from #HurricaneMichael. Your patience is appreciated as FHP ensures the safety of our linemen while they work diligently to restore power. #850Strong

Check tires monthly with a tire gauge to ensure proper air pressure and safety. For an accurate reading, always check air pressure when the tires haven’t recently been driven. Underinflated tires can overheat and endanger lives. #TireSafety #TravelSafeFL https://www.flhsmv.gov/safety-center/vehicle-safety/tire-safety/

‘Tis the season for Safe Holiday Travel! Throughout November and December, we’ll be educating motorists on everything they need to do before hitting the road for the holidays, such as checking tires, being aware of recalls, and staying safe by never driving impaired and always buckling up. This holiday season, travel safely and #ArriveAliveFL! https://www.flhsmv.gov/2018/11/01/safe-travel-tops-the-checklist-this-holiday-season/

Major John Baumann recently presented Carlos Gonzalez and Timothy Wargo with their certificates for the rank of corporal at a promotional ceremony in Southwest Florida. The new corporals will be assigned to Ft. Myers effective November 2. We are confident they’ll excel in their new positions and wish them the best of luck. #FHP

FLOW units are on site today in Bay County to provide driver license and motor vehicle services to residents impacted by #HurricaneMichael. Check our cover photo for more details. #Panhandle

Before you visit an office, call to ensure it is open and make certain you know #WhatToBring! For more information, visit www.flhsmv.gov/driver-licenses-id-cards/what-to-bring/.

#FHP Troopers recently helped to clear trees and other #HurricaneMichael debris at a home in Jackson Co. Thanks to their hard work, power was able to be restored at the home, which had been unreachable by the power company due to the fallen debris. Community coming together to help one another makes us #FLStrong.

The Florida Highway Patrol has been assisting power companies in Bay, Gulf, Calhoun, and Jackson counties by directing traffic and making sure linemen are able to safely restore power in areas of the #Panhandle recovering from #HurricaneMichael. #FHP #850Strong #Teamwork #MoveOverFL