Traffic Tip Tuesday 11-06-18 by Sergeant William Hillman

Wearing of headsets/ear buds while driving – Florida Statute 316.304

No person shall operate a vehicle while wearing a headset, headphone, or other listening device, OTHER THAN a hearing aid or instrument for the improvement of defective human hearing.

This section does NOT apply to:

-Any person operating a motorcycle who is using a headset that is installed in a helmet and worn so as to prevent the speakers from making direct contact with the user’s ears so that the user can hear surrounding sounds.

-Any person using a headset in conjunction with a cellular telephone that only provides sound through ONE ear and allows surrounding sounds to be heard with the other ear.

A violation of this section is a Non-Moving Violation and carries a $114.00 fine.

Traffic Crash with Road Obstruction 10-16-2018

Spring Hill Drive –at the intersection of Pinehurst Drive (the middle Pinehurst)

Spring Hill Drive is BLOCKED WESTBOUND AND EASTBOUND.

Please use an alternate route or expect delays until the roadway can be cleared (usually about 30 – 45 minutes).

For a real-time look at Hernando County Traffic Accidents and Responses – please visit the following link:

http://www.hernandosheriff.org/applications/cadinternetportal/?fbclid=IwAR0zNVaGeBzpA8I1e8ydrusCOoYboLrb856E1kd8nW1f-RZ4-X7-tfoHy_U

Traffic Crash with Road Obstruction 09-27-18

Traffic Crash with Road Obstruction

Spring Hill Drive near Maguire Avenue

EASTBOUND LANES are BLOCKED.

Please use an alternate route or expect delays until the roadway can be cleared (usually about 30 – 45 minutes).

For a real-time look at Hernando County Traffic Accidents and Responses – please visit the following link:

http://www.hernandosheriff.org/applications/cadinternetportal/

Traffic Crash with Road Obstruction 09-17-2018

US-19 (Commercial Way) at Trenton Avenue

SOUTHBOUND Lanes BLOCKED.

Please use an alternate route or expect delays until the roadway can be cleared (usually about 30 – 45 minutes).

For a real-time look at Hernando County Traffic Accidents and Responses – please visit the following link:

http://www.hernandosheriff.org/applications/cadinternetportal/

Traffic Crash with Road Obstruction 09-12-18

**UPDATE** The roadway has been cleared.

US-19 (Commercial Way) near William Street (near Golden Corral)

NORTHBOUND LANES blocked due to crash involving a motorcycle and a vehicle.

Please use an alternate route or expect delays until the roadway can be cleared (usually about 30 – 45 minutes).

For a real-time look at Hernando County Traffic Accidents and Responses – please visit the following link:

http://www.hernandosheriff.org/applications/cadinternetportal/

Traffic Crash with Road Obstruction 09-06-18

Deltona Boulevard –North of Forest Oaks Boulevard (near Village Pizza)

Deltona Boulevard is BLOCKED SOUTHBOUND.

Please use an alternate route or expect delays until the roadway can be cleared (usually about 30 – 45 minutes).

For a real-time look at Hernando County Traffic Accidents and Responses – please visit the following link:

http://www.hernandosheriff.org/applications/cadinternetportal/

Traffic Crash with Road Obstruction 08-15-2018

Traffic Crash with Road Obstruction

Emerson Road is CLOSED in the area of Green Valley Trail

Both NORTHBOUND and SOUTHBOUND lanes.

The road will be closed for at least the next hour.

Please use an alternate route or expect delays until the roadway can be cleared (usually about 30 – 45 minutes).

For a real-time look at Hernando County Traffic Accidents and Responses – please visit the following link:

http://www.hernandosheriff.org/applications/cadinternetportal/

Photo courtey of HCSO TRAFFIC UNIT.

Traffic Crash with Road Obstruction 08-15-2018

 

Additional road closures in Hernando due to flooding

The Hernando County Department of Public Works has closed Sudan Drive and Meridan Street due to flooding. These are small roads in Ridge Manor near the Withlacoochee River with no residents living on them.

Rackley Road remains closed approximately .1 mile north of the Rackley and Saturn Road intersection.

A notice will be distributed when the roads re-open. Thank you.

Traffic Crash with Road Obstruction 07-27-18

Commercial Way – near the Spring Hill Drive intersection

Commercial Way is BLOCKED SOUTHBOUND.

Please use an alternate route or expect delays until the roadway can be cleared (usually about 30 – 45 minutes).

For a real-time look at Hernando County Traffic Accidents and Responses – please visit the following link:

http://www.hernandosheriff.org/applications/cadinternetportal/