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News 13's Ryan Harper, OCSO deputy, BFF's Amanda Day, Commissioner Bryan Nelson, BFF data collector Tony Calabro, City of Kissimmee planner and BFFer Randy Schrader
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Commissioner Nelson puts his best foot forward at Pine Hills Road Operation BFF

Media turn out to report on Operation Best Foot Forward and why drivers must yield to people walking – – As Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) and Orlando Police Department (OPD) were out enforcing Florida’s driver yield law during February’s Operation Best Foot Forward, local media were telling thousands more […]

*Media Alert* OPD and OSCO Hit the Roads in Crosswalk Crackdown on February 7
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*Media Alert* OPD and OSCO Hit the Roads in Crosswalk Crackdown on February 7

OPD and OSCO Hit the Roads in Crosswalk Crackdown Feb. 7 Operation BFF urges drivers to yield for people in crosswalks WHAT: Operation Best Foot Forward is a high-visibility, dual-enforcement action to remind drivers about Florida’s driver yield law. Undercover, plain-clothed officers cross the street at marked crosswalks, giving motorists […]

Federal Highway rescinds approval of RRFB
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Federal Highway rescinds approval of RRFB

On December 21, 2017, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) rescinded its interim approval of new installations of the Rapid Rectangular Flashing Beacon (RRFB) due to issued and pending patents by the inventor of the RRFB, Stop Experts.  Since FHWA issued the memo, agencies and pedestrian safety advocates have considered the […]

Orlando commits to “Vision Zero” – no pedestrian fatalities by 2040
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Orlando commits to “Vision Zero” – no pedestrian fatalities by 2040

  One person struck by a car is one person too many.  As part of the City of Orlando’s continued efforts to make our community a safer place to walk, bike and drive, the Orlando City Council approved a Vision Zero resolution that commits the city to adopt a goal […]

Operation BFF: Reminding drivers to watch for people as daylight hours shorten
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Operation BFF: Reminding drivers to watch for people as daylight hours shorten

With 47 reported pedestrian fatalities in Orange County, 2017 is shaping up to be one of the deadliest years on record for people simply trying to walk across a street. Add in the fact that Daylight Savings just ended and we’ve got a dangerous combo. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration […]