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Walking Quick Tips:

  • Always use sidewalks and crosswalks.
  • Be visible. Wear bright, reflective colors on your clothes, shoes, belts, and wristbands.
  • If no sidewalks are present, walk on the shoulder a safe distance from the travel lane, facing oncoming vehicles.
Pedestrian Safety
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Biking Quick Tips:

  • Always wear a helmet.
  • Ride in the same direction of traffic on the street.
  • Be visible, especially at night. Always use a white front light and a red rear light and reflector.
  • Obey all traffic signs, signals, and markings.
Bicycle Safety
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Driving Quick Tips:

  • Focus on the road.
  • Avoid distractions while driving.
  • Always watch for pedestrians.
  • Slow down! Speed is the cause of 27% of all fatal crashes.
  • Pass bicyclists safely. Allow a minimum of three feet between your vehicle and the bicyclist.
Motorist Safety

Upcoming Coalition Meeting

Florida's Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Coalition Meeting

October 11-12, 2023

Wed, October 11, 1pm – 5pm Thu, October 12, 8am – 12pm This meeting is open to the public and time will be reserved for public comment. If you are interested in attending, please notify Megan Mello at Megan.Mello@dot.state.fl.us so we can accommodate your attendance.


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This survey asks questions about your opinion on pedestrian (someone who is walking) and bicycle safety, and your knowledge on traffic laws related to pedestrians and bicycles. We are using the replies to target our efforts on what needs to be addressed to increase pedestrian and bicycle safety and reduce crashes, injuries, and fatalities.

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