For Immediate Release
July 02, 2018
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Tanisha Coleman
Sonshine Communications

(BPRW) Attention Drivers! Use Florida 511 to Guide You to Your Destinations for Independence Day

(Black PR Wire) TALLAHASSEE, FL -- It only takes a spark! The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) encourages residents to use its Florida 511 Traveler Information System to choose the best route to their destinations for Independence Day or the Fourth of July.

Before leaving, drivers should check the interactive road map on  for real-time traffic information and incident alerts in English or Spanish. They can also review roadway cameras showing nearby current driving conditions on their route. The Florida 511 mobile app, Available on the Apple App Store or Google Play, features an interactive map showing traffic speeds and incidents on roads around the user's location.  The best feature of the app is Drive Mode, allowing motorists to use the app in a hands-free manner.

Drivers can regsiter on the website for alerts and routes.  When using the mobile app, drivers can put in an origin ordestination to get a route to their destinations. Route-specific text and email alerts can include travel speeds, travel time estimates and information about congestion, construction and incidents. 

Additional ways to receive traffic information from Florida 511 include following one or more of the statewide, regional or roadway-specific Twitter feeds (#FL511), such as @FL511_State.

FDOT encourages ass drivers to check Florida 511 to travel safe and experience fewer delays. Check Florida 511 before leaving or have a passenger check during a trip. Drive Mode allows motorists to use the app in a hands-free manner.

With FL511, you can Connect.Know.Go!

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