Members of the Venice chapter of the Florida Council of the Blind, the Lions Club and Lighthouse of Manasota, which helps the visually impaired become self-sufficient, congregated Monday morning at one of the busiest intersections on the island in Venice.
The goal: March en masse across all four crosswalks at the U.S. 41 Business/Palermo intersection to draw attention to Florida’s white-cane safety law. The law protects the blind and visually impaired, requiring motor vehicles to stop when someone is crossing with the help of a white cane.
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