VIDEO: Safety Tips When Traveling On Interstate 95

By  //  July 1, 2014

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ABOVE VIDEO: Sgt. Scott Behringer with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office offers several safety tips when traveling on Interstate 95. 

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA — This week I want to focus our Weekly Crime Prevention Message on traveling safely along Interstate 95.

Sgt. Scott Behringer with the Brevard County Sheriff's Office informs citizens about

Sgt. Scott Behringer with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office informs citizens about safety along Interstate 95. (BCSO Image)

Just this past week another traffic fatality occurred on I-95 and our agency is asking you to help us make I-95 safer for everyone.

In an effort to combat dangerous and aggressive driving our Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Motor Unit has partnered with the Melbourne Police Department, Palm Bay Police Department, Rockledge Police Department, Cocoa Police Department, Titusville Police Department and Florida Highway Patrol in a continuing operation that focuses on keeping our stretch of I-95 safe.

BCSO-STAR-180Our goal is to encourage everyone to slow down and drive safe as we do everything possible to protect our citizens and avoid further accidents on the roadway.

The following video discusses the hazards of aggressive and dangerous driving along I-95 and other major traffic areas in Brevard County while offering driving tips to help keep our motorist safe.

Please share this important information with your family and friends as we all work together to make our stretch of I-95 a safer roadway.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey has been a law enforcement officer for over three decades. Sheriff Ivey is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and has a Bachelor’s Degree from Daytona State College in Management and Supervision. Sheriff Ivey’s background in law enforcement is inclusive of Management, Criminal Investigations, Narcotics, Patrol Services, Public Integrity Investigations, and Corrections.

Sheriff Wayne Ivey

Prior to being elected in 2012, Sheriff Ivey served the citizens of the State of Florida as a Resident Agent in Charge for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. As a member of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Sheriff Ivey developed and created the country’s first ever statewide Task Force on Identity Theft.

That same year the Task Force was named one of the top five most innovative programs in the country by the International Association of Chiefs of Police and investigated approximately 44 million dollars in fraud cases. Additionally, as a member of FDLE, Sheriff Ivey created the Child Abduction Response Team (C.A.R.T) that re-defined the way Child Abduction cases are conducted throughout the country today.

Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey has been a law enforcement officer for over three decades. Sheriff Ivey is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and has a Bachelor’s Degree from Daytona State College in Management and Supervision. Sheriff Ivey’s background in law enforcement is inclusive of Management, Criminal Investigations, Narcotics, Patrol Services, Public Integrity Investigations, and Corrections.

The program was later selected as the most innovative program in the country by the International Association of Chiefs of Police and is now used as a nationwide model in the response and investigation of child abductions.

Sheriff Ivey has testified before the United States Congress on law enforcement related matters and has extensive experience in the area of Public Integrity Investigations. Sheriff Ivey was honored as the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Special Agent of the Year (1996) and was also recognized by the Commissioner of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement for his Outstanding Contributions to Criminal Justice. In August of 2011 Sheriff Ivey was honored by the National Organization of Victims Advocacy for his work at the national level as an advocate of victim’s rights and protection.

Sheriff Ivey speaks regularly on topics such as Identity Theft, Crime in America, Human Trafficking, Domestic Violence, and Self Defense through Mental Preparedness. Sheriff Ivey firmly believes that Crime Prevention and Education are vital to reduce our crime rate and protect our community.


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