FHP conducting Operation HEAT on I-75

Press release from Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles and Florida Highway Patrol

Starting Monday, November 15, the Florida HighwayPatrol will begin a Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic (H.E.A.T.) detail on Interstate 75 in Alachua, Columbia, and Marion Counties. The goal of this four-day operation is high-visibility patrol with a focus on reducing crashes, injuries, and fatalities; caused by unlawful speed, following too closely, and other hazardous moving violations. For additional information about this operation, please contact PatrickRiordan@FLHSMV.gov .

Motorists are reminded to dial *FHP (*347) from a cell phone to report an aggressive driver or to request roadside assistance.