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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 with their Osceola County partners to create safer streets with the Best Foot Forward program. Here’s a great PSA, produced […]

Dommerich students winning at safety, sweep statewide poster contest
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Dommerich students winning at safety, sweep statewide poster contest

This year, not only did the three winners of the WalkSafe Statewide Poster Contest come from Orange County, they also came from one school: Dommerich Elementary. Safe to say that they’re doing something right when it comes to talking about safe biking and walking. WalkSafe comes from the University of […]

From racetrack to bike trail: Scott Lagasse talks bike Safety in the age of motorists
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From racetrack to bike trail: Scott Lagasse talks bike Safety in the age of motorists

NASCAR Driver and FDOT Alert Today Florida Bike Safety Advocate Scott Lagasse shows no fear racing at 200 miles per hour around a track with 40 other cars. After all, he is protected by 3,400 lbs. of metal. But as he straps on a bike helmet and starts rolling on […]

OCPS students grab life by the handlebars on Bike to School Day
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OCPS students grab life by the handlebars on Bike to School Day

Students across Orange County showed that bicycling and walking to school is cool on National Bike to School Day, Wednesday, May 9.  Best Foot Forward (BFF) coalition partners Healthy Central Florida, Orange County’s Walk-Ride-Thrive and Sheriff’s Office, City of Maitland officials and Orlando Health participated with Orange County Public School […]

On foot, at risk: PED deaths up 46%, according to report
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On foot, at risk: PED deaths up 46%, according to report

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) just released its latest status report – On foot, at risk – and, spoiler alert: it’s not good news. The number of people killed while walking has increased 46% since 2009, a staggering jump that is not all too shocking to anyone who […]