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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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Spring Forward or a Step Backward? Safety Concerns with Upcoming Time Change

This Sunday, March 8, we spring forward and move the clocks one hour ahead. Sometimes it’s hard to put one’s Best Foot Forward if the morning is a groggy haze, because you’ve lost an hour. Evidence suggests changing clocks to Daylight Saving Time in the spring and to Standard Time […]

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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 […]

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Seminole County Celebrates Crossing Guard Appreciation Day

We all know to think twice when crossing the street but Crossing Guard Appreciation Day is a day to think twice about those who help our children safely do so. In celebration of Florida Crossing Guard Appreciation Day, Seminole County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) hosted a banquet to recognize its crossing […]

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Best Foot Forward and Partners Featured in National Magazine

Pedestrian safety has become a national focus—and some say it’s a crisis here in Orlando. Best Foot Forward was established to reverse the conflict between pedestrians and drivers by focusing on one specific behavior change – getting more drivers to yield for pedestrians at marked crosswalks as Florida law requires. […]