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FDOT, Partners Celebrate Third Annual Mobility Week

~ Department debuts interactive Mobility Week Virtual Conference Center ~ – From October 30 to November 6, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and partners from across the state are celebrating the third annual Mobility Week to encourage Floridians to make smart, efficient, and safe transportation choices. Throughout Mobility Week, […]

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Pedestrian Safety at Night – Mobility Week Webinar

Bike/Walk Central Florida, xGeographic and LUX Solar present trends and innovative lighting solutions during Mobility Week webinar, Friday, Nov. 6.  As the season changes and the days grow shorter, we’re reminded that fall is one of the most dangerous times of the year for people to cross streets and roads […]

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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 […]

Report Identifies Fatality Risk for People Walking Under the Influence
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Report Identifies Fatality Risk for People Walking Under the Influence

In recent years, there has been a decrease in crashes resulting in fatalities of drivers who had a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) above the legal limit of .08 g/dL. However, the number of pedestrians killed with a BAC above the legal limit has increased. In June 2019, the U.S. Department […]