Pedestrians and bicyclists in Bradenton were greeted with an increased presence of Florida Highway Patrol troopers This morning as they began their day. Pedestrian Education and Developing Safety (P.E.D.S.), is an operation conducted by FHP in an effort to decrease the number of injuries and deaths in areas prone to pedestrian and bicyclist-involved crashes.Troopers, passed out educational flyers, installed bicycle lights and provided reflective vests to those in need.