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Article – SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) – During National Stop On Red Week, advocates raise awareness of the importance on stopping at red lights.
Read more here >> https://www.mysuncoast.com/2020/08/04/national-stop-red-week/
Video >> https://www.mysuncoast.com/video/2020/08/04/national-stop-red-week/

Falls Church News Press - F.C. Police Join Safe Driving Initiative

August 3, 2020 5:15 PM by FCNP.com
The City of Falls Church Police Department is joining the initiative of the National Stop on Red Week, Aug. 2 – 8, 2020.

Created by the Federal Highway Administration, the initiative aims to educate drivers about the dangers of red-light running and to reduce the number and severity of traffic crashes. Read more here >> https://fcnp.com/2020/08/03/f-c-police-join-safe-driving-initiative/

ABC Action News Tampa - Sarasota woman turns grief into motivation to help stop red-light runners

SARASOTA, Fla. — In 2003, Mark and Melissa Wandall were happily married and expecting their first child.

“We weren’t sure what we were having,” said Melissa.
Read more here >> https://www.abcactionnews.com/news/driving-tampa-bay-forward/sarasota-woman-turns-grief-into-motivation-to-help-stop-red-light-runners

Local Organizations Work to Help Children Process the Loss of a Loved One

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) – November is Children’s Grief Awareness Month and this week Blue Butterfly and the Mark Wandall Foundation partnered to educate parents, grandparents and teachers on the best ways they can be there for children who have experienced a loss. Click here for more

Keynote Speaker at Space Coast Transportation Planning Organization

Study Finds Area of North Port, Sarasota and Bradenton, 4th Most Dangerous for Walking in the USA

Sarasota, FL. (WWSB) – The warm weather allows for plenty of outdoor recreation and Florida attracts a high number of senior, snowbirds and tourists. Click here for more

The Miami Project

Alert Today Florida

Stop on Red Event Urges Drivers, Pedestrians to Take Precaution on the Road

Representing the National Coalition for Safer Roads during the annual Stop on Red Week with partners Alert Today Florida, the Florida Department of Transportation and other Orlando and Orange County organizations

National Stop on Red Week

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), were joined by Orange County Government and multiple partners on Aug. 10, 2018 at the intersection of Silver Star Road and Pine Hills Road to remind everyone to stop on red, including when making a right turn.

The initiative was part of “National Stop on Red Week,” which is held every year during the first full week of August. Additional participating agencies in the event included LYNX, Orange County Public Schools, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, the Pine Hills Neighborhood Improvement District, Orange County District 6 Commissioner Victoria P. Siplin’s office and Bike/Walk Central Florida.

Driving Down Heartache, Bay News 9

Love Resides in a Roadside Marker. Bay News Channel 9 Interviews Melissa and features www.DrivingDownHeartache.org

Suncoast FYI: The Mark Wandall Foundation's "Evening at the Tower"

In this video Wendy Orlando TMWF Coordinator and I sit down to discuss the importance of serving children, teens and young adults in grief.

KEEPING HIS SPIRIT ALIVE

NEW Road Safety @ Rush Hour Podcast Available Today 🚨 Melissa Wandall, President of the National Coalition for Safer Roads, shares her personal story and explains her journey advocating for red light cameras and the Mark Wandall Traffic Safety Act in Florida. Listen Now: https://bit.ly/2Vck4mD

A Helping Hand: The Mark Wandall Foundation

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