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Friends of the Florida Department of Health in Seminole County hold Goldsboro Trail clean-up and ribbon-cutting

On Sunday, January 24, the Friends of the Florida Department of Health in Seminole County held their first cleanup on the Goldsboro Trail located in the downtown area of the Historic Goldsboro.  The cleanup was part of the City of Sanford’s Adopt-A-Park Program. The 1.2 mile Goldsboro Trail runs north […]

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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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USDOT Releases Pedestrian Safety Action Plan

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) recently released Pedestrian Safety Action Plan to address the reduction of pedestrian injuries and fatalities on America’s roads. “People may have preferences when it comes to transportation, but at some point, everyone is a pedestrian,” the plan’s introduction begins. “Whether it is walking to […]

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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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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, […]