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Traffic and Driving Safety Tips

Post Date:09/12/2017 9:02 AM
Sarasota County Sheriff's Office reminds you when officials issue the all-clear, here are some important safety tips to keep in mind.


TOP TIP: Traffic lights that are not working should be treated as a four-way stop.
As a reminder, at a four-way stop, the driver on the left should yield the right of way to the vehicle on the right.

  • Downed power lines are dangerous even when the power is out.
  • Never touch them or attempt to drive over them. Go the opposite way.
  • Flooded roads can be deadly. Never drive through flooded roadways and risk getting stuck.
  • If you see any hazards contact law enforcement or report it using the Sarasota County "See, Click, Fix" app.
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