Parking tight on World's Most Famous Beach, especially at Daytona's ISB ramp

Photo for Headline Surfer / The area along the Dunlawton Avenue ramp was devoid of heavy vehicular driving on this Sunday evening before dusk, a far cry from congestion earlier in the day.
 
By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Vehicular traffic was a problem along the driving zones at the World's Most Famous Beach in Daytona on this Sunday as in too many cars, beach safety officials said.

"We were at capacity in most core areas of the beach, had to close International Speedway beach ramp intermittently throughout the day due to capacity," Senior Capt. Tamra Marris of Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue told Headline Surfer in an email alert. "Our major issues today were parking/double parking."

"We were at capacity in most core areas of the beach, had to close International Speedway beach ramp intermittently throughout the day due to capacity," Senior Capt. Tamra Marris of Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue told Headline Surfer in an email alert. "Our major issues today were parking/double parking."

Beach Safety flew the yellow flag today, rescuing six swimmers in the surf caught in rip currents without further incident.

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet in Daytona Beach, Florida, via HeadlineSurfer.com. Specializing in breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most experienced reporters with dozens of journalism-industry awards. Frederick is enrolled online at Full Sail University in Winter Garden, FL where he's pursuing an MA in New Media/Journalism (degree in March 2018). Frederick earned his BA in Political Science/Public Admin. (concentration in Writing) from Central Connecticut State University, 1984, where he recieved the President's Citation for "academic excellence & outstanding campus/community service." Prior to myriad duties as publisher/award-winning journalist of Headline Surfer, 2008-present; Frederick was city hall reporter for the Palatka Daily News, 2007-'08; city editor of the Taunton (MA) Daily Gazette, 2005-2006; cops & courts/legal affairs writer for the Daytona Beach News-Journal, 1996-'04; and cops & courts for the Rockland (NY) Journal-News/Gannett Suburban Newspapers, 1989-'96.