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Local Law Enforcement Cracking Down at Crosswalks, as More Drivers Get Back on the Road

On July 21, three local law enforcement agencies spread out across Central Florida for Operation Best Foot Forward – a high-visibility enforcement operation to ticket drivers not obeying Florida law and stopping for pedestrians in crosswalks. Many asked, why do an enforcement operation, now, during COVID-19? The answer is straightforward. […]

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Media Release: Local Law Enforcement Conducts Crosswalk Crackdown as More Drivers Get Back on the Road

ORLANDO, Fla. (Jul. 21, 2020) – The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office, Orlando Police Department and Longwood Police Department are conducting Operation Best Foot Forward, a high-visibility crosswalk enforcement operation, at seven crosswalks on Tuesday, July 21. WHY: The downward trend in pedestrian injuries and deaths is beginning to reverse as […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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FDOT Honors BWCF, BFF with First-Ever Award of Its Kind

“It takes special people and organizations to dedicate the time and energy to go above and beyond in any area. We especially appreciate that your time and energy is dedicated to saving the lives of people who walk and bike in Florida.” Those were just a few words spoken about […]