Someday I’ll remember not to go this way

Orlando Florida circa 2008

A repaired fountain, A new arena, re-brick streets (..3rd times a charm, not), and underfunded grade schools

the city of orlando is not the city that offered small roadside fruit stands, simple flea markets and a road leading to the magic kingdom. When did the city lose sight of the endearing qualities that lead Walt Disney to it’s door.

did the city make a deal with the devil or the mouse… just thinking out loud again

Sorrow + Action = MARS Changing where amateur racers can go to do there thing!

Read here for more information on how you can help make a difference. Securing tougher street racing laws has been an ongoing battle for the last three-year battle. Click Here

The state of Florida’s street racing law was declared unconstitutional in 2007, because the definition of illegal street racing was too vague.

The Florida legislators finally approved a law only fined spectators. In 2008, with the help of Orange County Commissioner Linda Stewart.

M.A.R.S., collected 17,000 signatures, prompting legislators to finally change the law so racers could be fined.

Lawmakers also increased the time street racing cars are impounded, from 10 days to 30 days.

 

Mothers Against Racing in the Streets

This  year, MARS members
said they hope to convince
legislators to consider
making street racing
a felony for third-time
offenders, and to double
the fines and suspensions
for both racers and spectators.

source; www.lindastewartformayor.com

Government leaders and deputy sheriffs will be there, including Orange County Commissioner Linda Stewart, who has led the fight for tougher state legislation against street racing and has collected 17,000 signatures of support. Mothers of racers killed or injured in street races

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