FHP targeting aggressive drivers as part of new safety campaign

(WSVN) - We’ve all seen aggressive drivers on the roads in South Florida. Now the Florida Highway Patrol is cracking down on them as part of their new safety campaign.

FHP has launched its Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks, or TACT, campaign, which begins today and runs through June 28.

Troopers will conduct traffic stops and ticket drivers spotted weaving through traffic or tailgating, along with raising awareness about safe driving behaviors through billboards and radio ads.

“In fatal crashes involving large trucks, 88 percent of the time the crash is attributable to driver error by both car and truck drivers,” FHP wrote on its website. “Only 12 percent of the crashes are the result of vehicle defects, road conditions or inclement weather.”

Troopers offer the following tips on how to interact safely with large trucks on the road:

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