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City of Kissimmee educates drivers with new BFF PSA
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City of Kissimmee educates drivers with new BFF PSA

When it comes to people walking, the City of Kissimmee is putting its best foot forward – literally. Through education, engineering and enforcement (the “Triple E” approach), they are working to create safer streets with the Best Foot Forward program. Here’s a great PSA, produced by the City of Kissimmee’s […]

Orange County invites bids to help slow down drivers
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Orange County invites bids to help slow down drivers

The invite has been sent, but Orange County isn’t hosting a typical party. Their goal? Slowing down drivers. Orange County recently issued an Invitation for Bids for construction firms to take the lead in the installation of new traffic calming devices. Now you’re probably thinking: calming traffic? Doesn’t Orlando traffic […]

Hit-and-run deaths at all-time high, according to AAA
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Hit-and-run deaths at all-time high, according to AAA

In 2016, 2,049 people were killed in hit-and-run crashes, according to a recent study released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. This is a 62 percent increase from 2009, the last year that a downward trend was recorded. The new study found that 65 percent of victims of hit-and-run […]

KPD & OCSO educate and enforce during their first Operation Best Foot Forward
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KPD & OCSO educate and enforce during their first Operation Best Foot Forward

The Kissimmee Police Department (KPD) and the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) conducted their first high-visibility crosswalk enforcement action on April 18. This crosswalk crackdown, dubbed ‘Operation Best Foot Forward (BFF),’ reminds drivers to yield and stop for people in marked crosswalks, as Florida law requires.  If they don’t, the […]

OPERATION BEST FOOT FORWARD MEDIA ALERT: First Wave of Ticketing Begins in Osceola County, City of Kissimmee & City of St. Cloud on April 18
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OPERATION BEST FOOT FORWARD MEDIA ALERT: First Wave of Ticketing Begins in Osceola County, City of Kissimmee & City of St. Cloud on April 18

After three months of warnings, Osceola County and cities are now issuing tickets for drivers who fail to yield to people in crosswalks. Operation Best Foot Forward is a high-visibility, dual-enforcement action to remind drivers about Florida’s driver yield law.