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Yield to pedestrians, or else

Biking ElsewhereYo Hopkins, this is how you do it. (ref: http://www.baltimorespokes.org/article.php?story=20120908155605576 )
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By Mary Ann Horne, East Orlando Sun

Students aren’t the only ones cautioned to pay attention as Orange County heads back to school Aug. 20. The new school year also will bring important—and possibly expensive—lessons for drivers.

Law enforcement agencies are getting serious with motorists who don’t yield to pedestrians at crosswalks, as Florida law requires. Penalties for failing to yield include a fine of $164 and three driver’s license points.

This high-profile crackdown, known as Operation Best Foot Forward, is part of a community-wide effort to cut pedestrian deaths and injuries in half during the next five years in Orlando and Orange County.
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http://www.eosun.com/news/2012/aug/15/yield-pedestrians-or-else/

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