This is an independent study, self-paced course for Florida law enforcement officers.
This online course will give you a good understanding of Florida law as it relates to pedestrian and bicyclist actions as well as the actions of motorists in the proximity of these vulnerable road users. We’ll explain the law including new legislation that addresses electric bicycles, electric scooters, and micromobility devices. We’ll identify where and why crashes are occurring. And finally, we’ll discuss the steps that you can take to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety in your community.
- Florida’s Pedestrian and Bicycle Crash Problem
- Pedestrian Laws
- Bicyclist Laws
- Law Pertaining to Motorists and Other Drivers
- Common Crash Causes
- Roadway Features
- Enforcement Actions and Best Practices
- iPASS: The Integrated Program Activity Submission System
This class is open to any Florida law enforcement officer that simply wants a better understanding of the law and to learn ways to make our roadways safer for bicyclists and pedestrians.
There is a prerequisite for officers who are working the overtime high visibility education and enforcement operations under the FDOT’s Pedestrian/Bicycle Focused Initiative High Visibility Enforcement (HVE) contracts. You must first complete the mandatory 4-hour classroom course Pedestrian and Bicycle Law Enforcement: Laws, Procedures, and Best Practices.
If you intend to work the HVE overtime details and have not already taken the 4-hour classroom course, click here to register for that class instead.
If you have successfully completed the 4-hour classroom course prior to July 30, 2020, this is the refresher course that is required to maintain the qualification to work the overtime HVE details.
This online, grant-funded course is restricted to active Florida law enforcement officers
Online environment: This is an independent study, self-paced course. Although there are no specific times that you must be online, you will be required to complete assignments by the deadlines posted within the course. You should plan to dedicate approximately two (2) hours to the course activities. You must be committed to the course and invest the time necessary for successful completion.
Registrations received between Sept. 1-15: This course will close on September 30 at 11:59 pm (est). All course work and the final evaluation must be completed by this time or you will not receive credit for the course, per FDOT Grant Funding Rules.
Computer requirements: You will complete the course entirely online. A dependable broadband internet connection with a Windows or Mac computer is required.