The Legislature has sent four bills to Gov Rick Scott, including a measure that would toughen penalties for drivers who leave the scenes of serious traffic accidents.
The wife of a cyclist who was killed in a hit and run accident has taken her mission to make the roads safer all the way to Tallahassee.
The Florida House has unanimously passed the Aaron Cohen Life Protection Act. The bill, named after cyclist Aaron Cohen, would toughen penalties for hit-and-run drivers in serious accidents.
The Florida Senate, on Wednesday, unanimously passed the Aaron Cohen Life Protection Act which will toughen penalties for hit-and-run drivers in serious accidents.
The Rickenbacker Causeway, linking Miami to Key Biscayne and named for a famed adventurer, can pose a life and death venture for some.
Bicyclists, motorcyclists, pedestrians, skateboarders and people driving horse-drawn carriages would be among those receiving a new designation while on the road, under a measure filed in the Florida Legislature.
County leaders, co-workers, friends and family members of cyclist Aaron Cohen came together Saturday morning to mark the two-year anniversary of his death.
As her son clutches a photo of his dad, Patty Cohen remembers her husband Aaron Cohen.
A measure in the name of Aaron Cohen, a triathlete killed when a driver struck him and drove off, has been introduced which, if passed, would increase the penalties of hit-and-run drivers who cause serious bodily injuries.
A Miami area driver who pled guilty to leaving the scene of an accident on the Rickenbacker Causeway which left a cyclist dead and another injured will have to wait until next year to find out how much time he will serve in prison.