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Florida CS/SB 950 – Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Bill – Becomes Law July 1

The Florida CS/SB 950 – Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety bill was approved unanimously by the Florida house and senate, signed by the Governor and became effective July 1, 2021. The Florida Bicycle Association, who had been working diligently on the “Move Over for People” initiative, sent the following recap of […]

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Florida Bicycle Association: 2021 Florida Legislative Update

Thanks to our friends at the Florida Bicycle Association (FBA) for their advocacy and the following update on the Spring 2021 Florida Legislative Session: From FBA: 2021 Florida Legislative Update The Florida Legislature recently passed amendments to section 316.083 (and others) of the Florida statutes. These amendments are in an […]

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Fines and Suspensions Doubled for Passing Stopped School Buses

There’s no excuse for carelessly putting children in danger, and now illegally passing a school bus could cost violators as much as $400. Florida H.B. 37, also known as the School Bus Safety Act, increased the fines on January 1, 2021, for failure to stop for a school bus. Here […]

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Media Alert: Largest Crosswalk Enforcement Operation set for Feb. 18 in Seminole County

February is School Crossing Guard Awareness month. To honor the 124 Seminole County crossing guards who assist up to 4,000 students daily, seven local law enforcement agencies will be teaming up for Seminole County’s first Operation Best Foot Forward crosswalk enforcement crackdown on Tuesday, Feb. 18 between 7:00 am and […]

Osceola County Sheriff’s Office and Kissimmee Police Write 116 Citations During Operation BFF
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Osceola County Sheriff’s Office and Kissimmee Police Write 116 Citations During Operation BFF

But it’s not about the tickets: it’s about community engagement On November 8, Osceola County deputies (OCSO) and Kissimmee police (KPD) hit the streets looking for drivers who refused to stop for pedestrians legally crossing the street in a crosswalk. They enforced six different crosswalks. In just three and a […]