Month: August 2012

No More Frogger

ORLANDO SENTINEL – EDITORIAL: We support the effort to prevent tragedies, such as the death of an 80-year-old crossing guard who was killed after being struck in 2009. Read more . . . 

It’s Finally Happening

ORLANDO SENTINEL – BETH KASSAB – It may have taken the senseless and preventable deaths of people like Joseph DesRameau Lordeus, an 80-year-old crossing guard who was struck and killed in 2009 just a few blocks from the crosswalk used for Wednesday’s sting. But it’s finally happening. (With video) Read more . […]

City of Orlando Video

Check out this great video, produced by the City of Orlando. It does a great job of telling the story of what Best Foot Forward for Pedestrian Safety is all about, who’s involved, and why we’re doing it. Thank you, Mayor Dyer and team!

Orlando Health Video

Great video featuring Dr. Promes, chief of the Level I Trauma Center at Orlando Regional Medical Center, talking about pedestrian safety from the perspective of a surgeon who has to deal with the aftermath of the tragic consequences. We are so fortunate to have Orlando Health and its Level I […]

$164 Tickets on the Way for Motorists

ORLANDO SENTINEL: Three months after warning motorists that they cannot drive through a crosswalk when a pedestrian is present, Orlando police and Orange County deputies next week will start writing $164 tickets to violators. Officers will enforce the crosswalk the law for real starting Tuesday at two intersections near Dover Shores […]

Driver Ticketing to Start August 14th

It’s back to school time. Central Florida law enforcement, spearheaded by the Orlando Police Department (OPD) and the Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO), will be cracking down on drivers who fail to yield to pedestrians at crosswalks as Florida law requires. The penalties for failing to yield include three driver’s […]

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