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The following is an adapted press release from the Florida Highway Patrol:
Florida Highway Patrol troopers will be conducting Operation Checkered Flag from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, July 6.
This detail will focus on aggressive traffic enforcement on Interstate 95 in Nassau, Duval, St. Johns and Flagler counties.
The objective of Operation Checkered Flag is to reduce crashes, enhance visibility and save lives by taking proactive traffic enforcement on I-95 with an emphasis on speed, aggressive driving, following too closely and discovered criminal activity.
Every citizen using the highways is asked to report impaired drivers as well as aggressive drivers to the nearest law enforcement agency, giving the following information:
1. Location of the vehicle and direction the vehicle was traveling
2. A description of the vehicle: color, make, and model
3. A description of the driver: sex, race, or other identifiers
4. The vehicle license number and state, if it can be obtained safely
Cell phone users may dial “ * FHP (*347)” to reach the nearest Florida Highway Patrol Communications Center.
Callers should continue to dial 911 for emergency medical or fire rescue assistance.
Aggressive proactive law enforcement is one part of FHP’s extensive enforcement plan to enhance safe travel for the citizens as well as the visitors of Florida.
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