Last week, Florida Polytechnic University released research from their faculty and students as they focus on “detecting and preventing the growing problem of drowsy and distracted driving, one of the main causes of car accidents and fatalities on the roads.”
From his perch on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., worked with Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry to steer the money to Northeast Florida.
Mark Jenkins, a spokesman for AAA and the Auto Club Group, offered some insights on why gas prices in Florida and across the nation are dropping.
Mark Jenkins, a spokesman for AAA and the Auto Club Group, said he expected prices to drop into December.
Pointing to a report from Tampa Bay's 10 News which showed Florida had more cases linking carbon monoxide to keyless ignition technology, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., wrote U.S. Transportation Sec. Elaine Chao on the matter last week.
Even as Florida enters the busiest travel period of the year, gas prices continue to drop in Florida, a study from AAA shows.
“Florida suspended 1.7 million licenses in the last year alone, impacting nearly 10 percent of the state’s driving population,” JMI noted. “With the necessity of a driver’s license for employment application and work, these suspension practices are limiting job opportunities for citizens who commit one of 16 offenses like illegal firearm possession, drug possession, and giving alcohol to a minor."
Below is a release from the Florida Department of Transportation. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) announced on Thursday that it is starting work on the Wekiva Parkway interchange, including moving gopher tortoises. "Preliminary work ahead of construction is underway near...
“Motorists have enjoyed falling gas prices during the past month, and it appears prices are about to move even lower,” AAA reported. “The price of oil plummeted by more than $4 per barrel today. Tuesday's daily settlement of $55.69 per barrel is the lowest since November 2017.”
According to the report from AAA, gas prices in Florida have moved down for five weeks in a row, lowering a quarter during that period.