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Residents Largely Opposed, But Construction For 2 Roundabouts on US 1 Slated For 2019

| August 10, 2018

State officials unveiled plans Thursday for a $2.2 million roundabout at Matanzas Woods Parkway and U.S. 1, with construction starting next summer. Another roundabout at U.S. 1 and Old Dixie Highway begins construction sooner.

Roundabout Construction at US1 and Old Dixie Will Start In a Few Months Despite Opposition

| April 30, 2018

Construction of the much-opposed roundabout at U.S. 1 and Old Dixie Highway in Flagler is expected to start after August absent intervention by the governor or lawmakers.

School District Advised to Cut Down on Car Riders and Push Bus Riding Instead, For Safety

| July 5, 2017

Detailed studies for each of the Flagler district’s elementary and middle schools reveal problematic safety issues with too many car riders, too few sidewalks, and disobeyed traffic laws.

On Flagler Roads, Cyclists Share Some Blame For Wrecks; Legislator Files Protective Bill

| February 16, 2015

A proposed bill to strengthen protections for cyclists drew mixed reviews from a Flagler County commissioner and a Florida Highway Patrol homicide investigator, who both pointed at cyclists’ responsibilities on the road.

FHP Warns of Extra Halloween Patrols and Cautions Trick and Treaters on Safety

| October 31, 2014

This weekend, the Florida Highway Patrol will join thousands of law enforcement and highway safety agencies across the nation in enforcing Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.

Speed Limit Could Go Up to 75 On I-95 By July, and to 70 on U.S. 1

| November 13, 2013

Florida lawmakers’ proposal to raise speed limits would direct the state Department of Transportation to determine the safe minimum and maximum speed limits on all divided highways that have least four lanes. In Flagler County, that includes I-95 and U.S. 1. On U.S. 1.

Red-Light Cameras on Palm Coast Parkway Used to Arrest Hit-and-Run Suspect

| January 22, 2013

The arrest is the latest indication of the sheriff’s office stepped-up use of Palm Coast’s traffic cameras, which are increasing from 10 to more than 50, and blanketing all the city’s major and medium intersections.

Florida Highway Patrol’s Move-Over Enforcement Nets 1,200 Citations in 29 Days

| March 5, 2012

Troopers also issued more than 69,000 traffic citations and made 620 arrests for Driving Under the Influence of alcohol or drugs. They also cited nearly 24,000 drivers for speeding in the 29-day campaign.

In Boon to Palm Coast, Appeals Court Rules Traffic Spy-Cams Legal Even Without State Law

| November 30, 2011

South Florida’s Third District Court of Appeals, in a divided ruling, declares red-light cameras legal under cities’ home rule powers. A dissent calls the majority ruling at odds with state law. The decision may influence a proposal to revisit traffic cameras at the Legislature in the coming session.

Palm Coast Opts to Keep Red-Light Cameras On Despite Legal Cautions and Dearth of Evidence

| November 29, 2011

Despite little money generated from red-light cameras, potential legal challenges and no hard evidence that the cameras improve safety, the Palm Coast City Council decided to stick with its 10 spy-and-snap cameras for now.

Two Crashes a Day on Flagler Roads: DMV’s Annual Report Adds Up Grim Miles

| September 29, 2011

In Flagler, there were 716 crashes in 2010, about two crashes a day, 11 percent of them involving alcohol. There were a total of 23 fatalities on Flagler roads, up from 16 in 2009 and 2007. A complete report of local and state crashes.

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