Aaron Cohen

(Source: Anthony Gonzalez) A photo of Aaron Cohen who died in a hit and run accident on the Rickenbacker Causeway.

Aaron Cohen Bill Sent To Gov. Scott For Signature

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.

06/17/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Exclusive: Widow Makes Big Changes In Tallahassee After Husband’s Death

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.

05/18/2014

(Source: Anthony Gonzalez) A photo of Aaron Cohen who died in a hit and run accident on the Rickenbacker Causeway.

Florida House Passes Aaron Cohen Act

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.

04/22/2014

(Source: Anthony Gonzalez) A photo of Aaron Cohen who died in a hit and run accident on the Rickenbacker Causeway.

Senate Approves Aaron Cohen Life Protection Act

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.

03/26/2014

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Miami-Dade Orders Safety Study For Dangerous Rickenbacker

The Rickenbacker Causeway, linking Miami to Key Biscayne and named for a famed adventurer, can pose a life and death venture for some.

03/04/2014

Source: CBS

Bill Gives Pedestrians, Bicyclists Special Designation

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.

03/02/2014

February 15, 2014: Cyclists, friends and Commissioner Diaz passed out bicycle lights to cyclists to commemorate the 2nd anniversary of Aaron Cohen's death.  (Source: CBS4)

Friends Remember Cyclist & Push For Tougher Penalties

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.

CBS Miami–02/15/2014

(Source: Anthony Gonzalez) A photo of Aaron Cohen who died in a hit and run accident on the Rickenbacker Causeway.

Widow Of A Hit & Run Victim Pushes For New Legislation

As her son clutches a photo of his dad, Patty Cohen remembers her husband Aaron Cohen.

02/09/2014

(Source: Anthony Gonzalez) A photo of Aaron Cohen who died in a hit and run accident on the Rickenbacker Causeway.

Diaz de la Portilla Proposes ‘Aaron Cohen’ Hit-And-Run Act

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.

08/20/2013

Michele Traverso (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Sentencing Set For Driver In Deadly Rickenbacker Cyclists Crash

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.

CBS4–11/28/2012

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