Florida Department of Transportation employees participated in two events to bring safety to the forefront and drive down fatalities by taking part in Walk Like MADD events in Tallahassee and Orlando.
District Three Hosted the first Secretary Employee Work Day in Bay County on Tuesday, October 20. Secretary Jim Boxold joined District Three bridge inspectors and structures engineers for an inspection of the Hathaway Bridge.
Celebrate FDOT’s centennial anniversary with the 2015 Historical Calendar. Happy New Year, and thank you for being a part of our history!
FDOT and safety advocates for Florida’s Drowsy Driving Prevention Week, September 1–7, held events at local rest areas to give away coffee and raise awareness of the dangers of drowsy driving and driver fatigue.
This year, several FDOT districts observed National Bring Your Child to Work Day. Bridges were built, wildflowers were planted, traffic was discussed, and safety was practiced by children across the state.
Sponsored by AASHTO, the national contest asks State DOT employees and private citizens to send in photographs and videos of people, projects, and personal experiences that demonstrate the benefits of transportation.
Over 50 newly updated signs now adorn the FDOT Central Office self-service Burns Motor Pool and Burns Building.
FDOT conducted a week-long campaign focused on pedestrian safety at the Florida State and University of Florida campuses. These events were geared towards promoting awareness of pedestrian and bicycle safety.
CarFit is an educational program that offers older adults the opportunity to check how well their personal vehicles “fit” them. It also provides information that could enhance their safety and increase their mobility in the community.
FDOT highlighted the importance of stopping at red lights during National Stop on Red Week, August 4-10, 2013.
FDOT awarded the Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office a black 2013 Chevrolet Tahoe, valued at $43,000, through a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration grant.