FHP Traffic Enforcement
FHP investigates 31 Deaths durin July Holiday
The Florida Highway Patrol reported on July 9, 2007 that 31 people were killed in car accidents on Florida highways over the six day 4th of July holiday weekend. These are only accidents investigated by the FHP. The preliminary car accident numbers are nearly identical to the 2006 statistics.
According the FHP 67 percent of the people killed in car accidents they investigated were not wearing a seatbelt. Drivers should be aware you will be ticketed and pay a fine for not wearing a seat belt.
Florida Highway Patrolman charged 167 people with driving under the influence, issued speed tickets to 7,589 drivers, provided roadside assistance to 4,225 motorists, and issued 1,426 seat belt violations between July 3 and July 8, 2007.
2,270 Car Accidents
During the 4th of July the Florida Highway Patrol investigated 2,270 car accidents on Florida roads and highways. Below are details of the 31 traffic deaths investigated by the FHP.
Statistics are from the Florida Highway Patrolflorida dmv
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