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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 […]

Media Release: Crosswalk Crackdown Happening November 8, 2017
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Media Release: Crosswalk Crackdown Happening November 8, 2017

Crosswalk crackdown planned as Daylight Savings ends and 2017 is shaping up to be one of the deadliest yet for people walking 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 […]

Operation BFF: Kicking off September with our best foot forward
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Operation BFF: Kicking off September with our best foot forward

The Orlando Police Department and the Orange County Sheriff’s Office hit the streets this past Thursday, September 1st, for their 15th round of Operation Best Foot Forward. This high-visibility crosswalk enforcement operation has resulted in 6,514 traffic stops since 2012, with 157 of those stops happening during this round of Operation BFF. […]

MEDIA ALERT: Officers hitting crosswalks for Operation BFF
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MEDIA ALERT: Officers hitting crosswalks for Operation BFF

*MEDIA TIP* Operation Best Foot Forward: Crackdown at the Crosswalks Orlando Police Department and Orange County Sheriff’s Office to enforce Florida’s driver yield law at marked crosswalks to improve pedestrian safety in Orange County and City of Orlando. ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Police Department (OPD) and Orange County Sheriff’s […]

Cars hitting Orange County walkers, cyclists more often
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Cars hitting Orange County walkers, cyclists more often

At least eight bikers and walkers have been struck by motorists fleeing the scene since January in Orange County — four times as many as last year during the same time frame. The top two reasons for racing away from an accident, Montes said, are driver impairment or lack of […]