Sophia’s Law moves forward after Florida House State Affairs Committee approval
Fine has dubbed House Bill 1371 as the Sophia Nelson Pedestrian Safety Act. Sophia’s parents discussing the crosswalk safety bill that passed the House State Affairs Committee this morning. He said they were walking home from the beach and Sophia pressed the button to activate the yellow flashing lights at the crosswalk. The cost to add a traffic signal or pedestrian hybrid beacon at a midblock crosswalk is approximately $300,000. The cost to remove a midblock crosswalk is approximately $7,000.