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A new perspective on ped safety

  Having lived in Orlando for close to three years, I’ve learned that defensive driving is the rule of the road. After witnessing Operation Best Foot Forward, a day where undercover police cross the street to enforce drivers to yield, I have a whole new perspective. My new perspective is […]

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Orlando Sentinel: Patrols of local crosswalks getting beefed up with schools back in session

  The opening of schools on Monday, Aug. 24 meant a lot more students walking to their school, noted Amanda Day, and it also means more parents driving their kids to school and school buses delivering them. “If you think about it, we have 190,000 kids and students going to […]

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Operation BFF kicks off Wednesday

Children are the least predictable pedestrian and the most difficult to see. Last year in Orange County, 74 children under the age of 14 collided with a car. Motorists failing to yield are sometimes to blame. That’s why the Orlando Police Department (OPD) and Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) will be conducting crosswalk enforcement details at targeted locations Wednesday, Aug. 26.

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Operation Best Foot Forward: It only takes one ticket

Operation Best Foot Forward is about changing behaviors of both drivers and walkers. Look no further than the story that ran on WKMG about Orlando Police Department (OPD) and Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) June’s “crosswalk crackdown.” Here was a man who received a $164 citation for failing to yield at […]

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Operation BFF: School is out and so are the cops

Orlando Police Department and Orange County Sheriff’s Office ramp up crosswalk violations with Operation Best Foot Forward as Orange County students begin summer break To keep roads safe for more than 191,000 Orange County children starting summer break, the Orlando Police Department (OPD) and Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) will […]