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Trick or Treat: Look out for little peds walking down the street

Halloween is fast approaching. By the time most children are ready to hit the streets, it will be quite dark. Although kids are dead set to head out the door and collect candy, parents need to take a few minutes to first discuss safety tips with their trick-or-treaters. The National […]

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Media Alert: Seminole County Puts Its ‘Best Foot Forward’: 17 Partners Join Coalition

The message of pedestrian safety and Florida’s driver yield law is spreading. 17 new partners including Seminole County, six cities, their respective law enforcement, Seminole Public Schools, Seminole crossing guards, the local health department and more are joining Best Foot Forward. Seminole County’s 17 new partners will join 21 existing […]

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Operation BFF: A Tale of Two (kinds of) Crosswalks

Last week Orlando Police Department (OPD) officers and Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) deputies hit the streets for Operation Best Foot Forward. Their goal: to raise drivers’ awareness about Florida law, which requires drivers to yield or stop for pedestrians in marked crosswalks. How Operation BFF works: Before an operation, […]

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Media Alert: Operation BFF in Orlando and Orange County on 9/18/19

Law enforcement from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office and the Orlando Police Department will be hitting the streets this week to enforce six crosswalks. Deputies and officers will be looking for drivers who don’t yield to pedestrians in marked crosswalks, as Florida law requires. Drivers who fail to yield could […]

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FDOT Honors BWCF, BFF with First-Ever Award of Its Kind

“It takes special people and organizations to dedicate the time and energy to go above and beyond in any area. We especially appreciate that your time and energy is dedicated to saving the lives of people who walk and bike in Florida.” Those were just a few words spoken about […]