Officials target speeders, aggressive drivers on I-95 in Brevard

Arrive Alive initiative hopes to keep drivers safe

COCOA, Fla. – Authorities from several agencies on Wednesday are focusing on traffic safety on Interstate 95 in Brevard County.

The effort, dubbed Arrive Alive, will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Troopers, deputies and officers will be focusing on aggressive drivers and speeders along the interstate. 

"We want to remind drivers that to arrive alive, you have to follow the safe rules of driving," the FHP said in a news release. "Buckle up, drive the speed limit, don’t drive distracted and never get behind the wheel if you have been drinking or taking medication that could affect your driving."

The Florida Highway Patrol said there were 13 fatal crashes on I-95 in Brevard County last year. There have been seven this year, troopers said.

Members from the FHP, the Brevard County Sheriff's Office and West Melbourne, Melbourne, Cocoa and Palm Bay police are participating in the crackdown.

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