In Gainesville, Florida – home to the University of Florida, the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office, Gainesville Police Department, the UF Police Department are working to remind drivers to yield to pedestrians. With the presence of the University as well as a number of schools in the area, pedestrians are every where in Gainesville. Drivers should be on the lookout for pedestrians which include college students as well as much younger children. In an effort to encourage and remind drivers to yield to pedestrians, signs are posted in Gainesville publicizing the percentage of Gainesville driver yielding to pedestrians. Awareness and action are key components to this campaign. Many pedestrian personal injuries and deaths in Gainesville and other Florida cities can be avoided with better driving and by having drivers yield to pedestrians. See Gainesville Florida Signs Showing More Drivers Yielding to Pedestrians.