Traveling to Florida? You may be stopped at a checkpoint


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (CNN) - People entering Florida driving on the Interstate will be screened near the state line as government leaders look to stop the spread of COVID-19.

The Florida Department of Transportation said drivers entering the state will be directed to weigh stations by law enforcement officers.

Officers will either allow travelers to proceed or tell them to pull aside for additional screening.

People will be required to complete a form including each traveler’s contact information and trip details.

Gov. Ron DeSantis said people on Interstate 10 and Interstate 95 coming from Louisiana, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut will be required to isolate for a period of 14 days.

At the direction of Governor Ron DeSantis, the Florida Highway Patrol is assisting the Florida Department of...

Posted by Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles on Saturday, March 28, 2020

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