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11 Law Enforcement Agencies Team Up to Protect Trail Users

As summer approaches, largest ‘crosswalk crackdown’ to date focuses on trail crossings Trail use soared during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, and recent counts indicate that the trend in trail popularity continues. As the school year winds down and summer vacations commence, drivers need to be extra cautious and should expect […]

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Results Are In from November Operation Best Foot Forward

UPDATE: Orlando, Fla. – Deputies with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office joined officers from the Kissimmee, St. Cloud and Casselberry Police Departments to conduct the fourth and final Operation Best Foot Forward this year on Tuesday, November 10 and Wednesday, November 11. At ten crosswalks across Central Florida, agencies reminded drivers […]

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Spring Forward: Wake-up Call to Drivers Not Stopping for Pedestrians in Marked Crosswalks

On a warm, sunny day in March, people driving through the heart of downtown Kissimmee came upon an unusual sight—business owners, downtown residents, even elementary children lined the streets. They were shouting positive messages and holding signs that said things like, “Slow down to see Kissimmee… speed up to see […]

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Media Alert: Springing into Daylight Saving Time Brings Increased Driver and Pedestrian Danger

A new study shows traffic crashes spike during the first six days following the switch to Daylight Saving Time, pinning the causes on adjusting to darker morning commutes to work or school and sleep deprivation. That’s why Orange and Osceola County officers and deputies from five agencies will conduct a […]

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Osceola County is expanding trails for bikers and walkers

Going for a run or a bike ride is especially difficult when you run out of trail and are forced to turn around or suddenly navigate a busy road. Osceola County is working to improve current trails and close the gaps for a more enjoyable time outside. Osceola is one […]