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Media Alert: Osceola Deputies, Kissimmee PD Crack Down on Drivers Who Put Pedestrians in Danger

Law enforcement from the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office and the Kissimmee Police Departments 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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Teamwork was the central message as Best Foot Forward launched in Seminole County

“We use the word ‘coalition’ here today, because we have an army of people working on this problem from all angles.” (Gary Huttmann, CEO, MetroPlan Orlando) “If you look around this room, you’ll find a group of passionate, dedicated people.” (Sheriff Dennis Lemma, Seminole County) “Our staff has been eagerly […]

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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 […]