Law coercion agencies take to streets to inspire pedestrian, bicycle safety

When his phone rings in a center of a night, Broward Sheriff’s Office Detective Michael Kelliher knows something terrible has happened.

Kelliher, a member of a Traffic Homicide Investigations unit, usually gets called out when someone is severely harmed or passed on a road. Increasingly, he ends adult operative deadly accidents involving a walking or bicyclist who did not follow trade laws.

“There is an emanate with a pedestrians and a bicyclists,” he said. “Currently, a pedestrians [are a bigger problem than motorists]. Sometimes they are channel vital roadways where they have to go opposite 10 to 12 lanes of travel.”

Law coercion agencies via Broward County are rallying to assistance revoke trade crashes and fatalities involving pedestrians and bicyclists by a “Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow” debate in partnership with a Florida Department of Transportation and a University of South Florida Center for Urban and Transportation Research.