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Coral Springs Police Pedestrian and Bicycle Education Campaign

Post Date:09/26/2019 2:52 PM

The Coral Springs Police is assigning officers to make contact with pedestrians and bicyclists, providing them with safety information about pedestrian and traffic safety. This current phase will provide warnings in addition to the educational information provided during citizen contacts. This initiative will be followed up with additional dates for enforcement and issuance of citations to pedestrians and bicyclist who violate traffic laws.

Operations will be conducted periodically between
October 4th through December 31st

The State of Florida ranks second in the nation for fatalities involving pedestrians and first for bicyclists. The goal of the education and enforcement conducted by uniformed officers is to decrease the number of pedestrian and bicycle related crashes that occur within our city.

This high visibility education and enforcement is conducted in conjunction with the Florida Department of Transportation’s “Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow ” campaign.  Additional information about his initiative can be found at www.alerttodayflorida.com.

Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow FDOT bicycle program

 

MEDIA: Additional information concerning the Coral Springs Police Department Traffic Unit initiatives can be found by visiting CoralSprings.org/Police or by contact me direct at cswinson@coralsprings.org.

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