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Posted: 9:29 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014

Sign up for Red Alert Traffic texts from News 96.5

Get Red Alert Traffic warnings sent to your phone by texting TRAFFIC to 21232
Get Red Alert Traffic warnings sent to your phone by texting TRAFFIC to 21232

By Joe Kelley

Orlando, Fla. —

Don't get stuck in that frustrating Central Florida traffic again.You can be the first to know of major traffic problem even if you're away from the radio.

Follow News 96.5 Team Traffic on your phone and we'll send you a text message anytime there's a major traffic jam in the Orlando area. What's more, we'll advise you on the best way to avoid the slowdown with fast and effective alternate routes. 

Get Red Alert Traffic updates on your mobile device to help you stay out of the mess.

Text the word TRAFFIC to 21232. 

That's it! 

A  Red Alert traffic text will be sent to our traffic subscribers when a significant slowdown on a major interstate or a closure of a major city thoroughfare or highway occurs.

Here is an example of a Red Alert Traffic text:

RED ALERT TRAFFIC: The ramps from I-4 to both EB/WB 408 are closed following a tanker truck crash. Live updates now on FM96.5.

This is a free service from News 96.5, although if you are charged per text by your cell phone provider you may incur those charges.

  • “Text HELP for help.”
  • “Text STOP to cancel”
  •  “Message and data rates may apply”

News 96.5 promises to use your contact information only for the purpose of performing the services (text alerts) for which you provided it to us. We promise not to sell or rent your contact information to third parties.