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Four Florida Metropolitan Areas Most Dangerous for Pedestrian Accident Nationwide

This week urban design activist organization, Smart Growth America, through its National Complete Streets Coalition, published Dangerous by Design 2014, a pedestrian safety report.  Dangerous by Design 2014 identifies four Florida metropolitan areas, including Miami-Fort Lauderdale, as the four most dangerous metropolitan areas for pedestrians nationwide.  Smart Growth America advocates for smart growth solutions as many American cities are undergoing urban revitalization.  As you drive through south Florida’s urban centers, you may have noticed signs in the middle of the road warning drivers to yield to pedestrians.  These and other safety precautions help lessen the number of pedestrian accidents.  A pedestrian accident usually results in catastrophic personal injury or wrongful death.  Drivers are required

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Florida Senate and House Unanimously Pass Aaron Cohen Life Protection Act

The Florida Senate and House of Representatives unanimously passed the Aaron Cohen Life Protection Act, which is awaiting the governor’s signature. The Aaron Cohen Life Protection Act would, among other things, increase the mandatory minimum prison sentence for a driver leaving the scene of a car accident involving injury or death of a cyclist or pedestrian. The Aaron Cohen Life Protection Act would remove an incentive under current law for drivers involved in a car accident with a cyclist or pedestrian to leave the scene. Click here to review the Senate bill, and click here to review the House bill. The Aaron Cohen Law

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