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Operation Best Foot Forward Results: 161 Citations & 98 Warnings

School is out. And, this means more than 100,000 Orange County students are on summer break – playing outside, biking through neighborhoods or just having fun. In June, Orange County Sherriff’s Office (OCSO) and Orlando Police Department (OPD) focused their  efforts on ped safety, reminding drivers they must yield to a pedestrian in a […]

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Yield Rates On the Rise

Enforcement is over – data collection begins. The data dudes were out at a mid-block crosswalk at N Pine Hills Rd N of North Lane. The yield rate increased from 7% in February to over 24% in June. Thanks to OSCO for targeting this mid-block crosswalk in February and again […]

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School is Out & Enforcement Ramps Up with $164 Tickets for Crosswalk Violations

  *MEDIA TIP* School is Out & Enforcement Ramps Up with $164 Tickets for Crosswalk Violations What:    School is out and summer is here.  No better time to remind drivers to expect to see more pedestrians, especially with the 184,000 Orange County students on summer break starting this week. The […]

Metro Orlando streets are again nation’s riskiest for walkers
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Metro Orlando streets are again nation’s riskiest for walkers

By Dan Tracy, Orlando Sentinel Metro Orlando once again is the most dangerous place in the country to take a walk, followed closely by three other Florida regions: Tampa-St. Petersburg, Jacksonville and Miami-Fort Lauderdale. Wide roads designed to speed traffic and far-flung subdivisions served by strip centers have combined in Orlando and much of […]

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150 Citations & Warnings Given for Drivers Failing to Yield

Operation Best Foot Forward was out in full force the first week of February. If you missed the news, Orlando Police Department (OPD) and Orange County Sherriff’s Office (OCSO) conducted the sixth round of crosswalk enforcement since August 2012. The operation yielded over 150 citations and warnings to drivers failing […]