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‘THEA Tips’ Category

December 1, 2021

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Categories: Driving Tips, THEA Tips

The holiday road trip season is upon us! If you are visiting your family or friends for the holidays, driving can be an efficient and memorable way to travel. Below are some tips for planning your next road trip. Give yourself plenty of time. Getting a good night’s sleep and feeling well-rested for a long […]

June 1, 2021

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Categories: THEA News, THEA Tips

The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority started accepting E-ZPass, an electronic toll pass that Orlando and other states use. E-ZPass customers will be able to effortlessly commute non-stop on the THEA’s Selmon Expressway in addition to the 125-mile Central Florida Expressway Authority system in the Orlando metro area. This means that E-ZPass holders will not encounter […]

January 17, 2021

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Categories: Driving Tips, THEA Tips

THEA wants everyone who drives on the Selmon Expressway to take our 30-day challenge and put their cell phones down while driving. It is a dangerous habit, and many of you have already felt that drivers seem “spacier” than they used to be. Your mind literally can not handle the focus needed to simultaneously drive […]

February 26, 2020

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Tags: Dog CPR

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Categories: THEA Tips

How to Give Your Dog CPR 1. Position Your Dog For Treatment Lay your dog on a stable, flat surface with their right side down. Straighten their head and neck as best you can to create a direct passage for their airway. Pull the tongue forward so that it rests against the back of their […]

January 2, 2020

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Categories: THEA Tips

With smartphones becoming a primary tool for offering round the clock accessibility and a way to accomplish work outside of the traditional office, more and more people are accessing their phones while they drive. While this might seem to offer additional productivity, it is a dangerous habit that distracts drivers from focusing all of their […]

December 2, 2019

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Categories: Florida Travel Planning, THEA Tips

December is Road Trip season! Whether you have Winter vacation planned or are visiting your family for the holidays, driving can be an economical (and even fun!) way to get there. Here are our top five tips for planning your next road trip. Give yourself plenty of time. The worst feeling on a road trip […]

December 1, 2019

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Categories: THEA Tips

Top 5 Driving Tips For A Less Stressful Drive During the Holiday Season   Many of us drive several miles back and forth to work. For some, it’s considered one of the worst points of their day. They may feel aggravated or angry at the hold-up in traffic or as a reaction to other drivers […]

September 7, 2019

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Categories: THEA Tips

Remember a time when everyone jumped from the front seat to the back seat with nothing more than your mom’s arm swinging in front of you for safety? With the increased number of cars on the roads, car seats and seat belts make a big difference in safety. Car seats, much like the advent of […]

August 7, 2019

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Categories: THEA Tips

Living in a tropical climate means being prepared for a hurricane is a must. While we hope that a hurricane never hits our shores, being ready is the best way to keep you, your family, and your friends safe and in control. Having a plan and being ready to execute that plan will lessen the […]

August 2, 2019

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Categories: THEA Tips

Summer in Florida is always accompanied by plenty of sunshine and humidity, which can give way to sudden rainstorms during the hot months. Driving in these intense conditions can increase the likelihood of a dangerous situation for you and anyone else on the road.  Below are five tips to help you stay safe on rainy […]