Avoid Race Day Traffic with Florida’s 511 Traveler Information System
Call 511, Visit FL511.com, Download the 511 Mobile App or Follow 511 on Twitter
TALLAHASSEE – Thousands of NASCAR fans are expected to make their way to Daytona this Fourth of July weekend for the Coke Zero 400. The fan favorite race returns to Daytona International Speedway July 2, and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) encourages travelers to check its 511 Traveler Information System to stay up-to-date on congestion, closures, crashes, construction and more.
Use Florida’s 511 Traveler Information System before heading out to the race events or when traveling through the Daytona area this weekend. Florida 511 will keep you informed on travel times and road conditions. Coke Zero 400 weekend begins July 1 with the Subway Firecracker 250 at 7:30 p.m., and ends with the Coke Zero 400 July 2 at 7:45 p.m.
There are five convenient ways for all motorists to receive traffic updates:
- Download the free Florida 511 mobile app available on Google Play or Apple App Store.
- Call 511 toll-free for updates in English and Spanish.
- Visit FL511.com for interactive roadway maps showing traffic congestion and crashes, travel times and traffic camera views.
- Sign up for a “My Florida 511” account at FL511.com to create custom routes and register for email, text or phone alerts.
- Follow one or more of the 13 statewide, regional or roadway-specific Twitter feeds (#FL511), including @FL511_Northeast, @FL511_Central@FL511_I95 and @FL511_I4.
- Check 511 before driving or have a passenger check to avoid using a phone while driving.
- Customize your trip with My Florida 511 personalized services at FL511.com before leaving to minimize time spent on the phone.
- Leave yourself ample time to reach your destination to avoid feeling rushed.
- Take regular breaks and rotate drivers during long trips to avoid driving while fatigued.
- Always wear a safety belt.
- Don’t drink and drive.
Florida 511 Features
- Public transit, airport and seaport information.
- AMBER, Silver and LEO Alerts. America’s Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response (AMBER) Alerts notify the public of the most serious child-abduction cases. Silver Alerts notify the public when law enforcement agencies are searching for missing adults or citizens with cognitive impairments, including Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) Alerts notify the public when law enforcement officers are searching for an offender(s) who has seriously injured or killed a law enforcement officer.
- Voice-activated and touch-tone navigation available when calling 511.
- The FL511.com website is available in English and Spanish.