Ring Out 2016 and Ring in 2017 with Florida 511
Arrive safely and on time to all of your year-end holiday events with traffic info from FDOT
TALLAHASSEE — Whether you will be driving home or going on vacation during the holidays, Florida drivers and visitors should plan ahead with the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) Florida 511 Traveler Information System.
According to AAA, more than 4.8 million people will travel on Florida roadways during the year-end holidays to drop in on family, attend parties and visit the many famous attractions and theme parks throughout the state. Drivers can learn of incidents and congestion before they hit the road by checking the Florida 511 mobile app, which can be downloaded free on Google Play and the Apple App Store.
Other convenient ways for motorists to receive traffic updates:
- Visit FL511.com for an interactive map showing crashes, construction, congestion, travel times and traffic camera views.
- Sign up for a My Florida 511 personalized services account at FL511.com to create custom routes and register for email or text alerts.
- Call 511 toll-free from any phone in Florida for real-time traffic updates.
- Follow one or more of the 13 statewide, regional or roadway-specific Twitter feeds (#FL511).
FDOT encourages everyone to check 511 to know before you go for a safe and on-time arrival. Check Florida 511 before driving or have a passenger check to avoid using a phone while driving.