Law enforcement working together to prevent speeding in 'Operation Southern Slowdown'

This week, law enforcement from across Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and South Carolina are all teaming up for operation Southern Slowdown. Officials say of the more than 15,000 warnings and citations issued between Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Hernando and Citrus Counties between 2019 and 2021, more than half were for speeding.

Florida troopers: Expect post-holiday traffic patrols through weekend

If you happen to see extra state troopers patrolling Florida roads this week, don’t be alarmed. Florida Highway Patrol says it is continuing its increased safety efforts well into the mid-week as more than 2.3 million residents return home from Independence Day vacations.