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HCSO's High Visibility Enforcement

For Immediate Release : Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
Release Number: 23-002



In a continuous effort to make Hillsborough County roadways safer, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is currently conducting High Visibility Enforcement (HVE) details.

According to the Florida Department of Transportation, Hillsborough County ranks 4th in Florida for serious and fatal traffic crashes.

On August 22, 2022, HCSO launched the HVE Operation which is funded through a contract with the University of North Florida and FDOT.  The operation will run through May 12, 2023.  Since the launch of the operation, HCSO has dedicated more than 775 hours to HVE with the primary objective of educating the public. 

As of December 13, 2022, deputies have interacted with 1,760 pedestrians, 524 bicyclists, and 613 motorists providing educational materials on pedestrian safety.  Additionally, 58 motorists were issued citations, and warnings have been issued to 717 pedestrians, 175 bicyclists, and 683 motorists.

The following locations are part of the HVE operation:
Fletcher Avenue, from Fletcher Regency Drive to Bruce B Downs Blvd. 
Hillsborough Avenue, from Standish Bend Drive to Town and Country Blvd. 
US Highway 41, from Ohio Street to Gibsonton Drive 
Hillsborough Avenue, from Kelly Road to George Road 
Brandon Road, from Kings Avenue to Valrico Road
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., from Williams Road to Kingsway Road 
S 50th Street, from Madison Avenue to Palm River Road 
US Highway 301, from I-4 to Harney Canal 
Bruce B Downs Blvd., from University Square Drive to Campus Hill Drive 
Bearss Avenue, from N Florida Avenue to N 12th Street 
Providence Road, from Princeton Lakes Drive to Sweetridge Avenue 
US 301, from Big Bend Road to Summerfield Crossing Blvd. 
Dale Mabry Highway, from W Sligh Avenue to Broad Street W 
W 15th Street, from North of E Fowler Avenue to E 124th Avenue 
Adamo Drive, from I-75 to Providence Road 
W Hillsborough Avenue, from Pinellas County Line to Memorial Highway 
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., from Mott Drive to Sumner Road 
US Highway 301, from Uncle Tom Road to River Walk Court 
N US 301, from Sabal Industrial Blvd. to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. E 
US Highway 41, from College Avenue to 4th Avenue NW 
N 56th Street, from Harney Road to E Hillsborough Avenue 
Orient Road, from I-4 to Harney Canal 
N Florida Avenue, from 124th Avenue E to E Fletcher Avenue 
Nebraska Avenue, from Fletcher Avenue to E 140th Avenue