High School Penta-palooza | May - June
Promoting awareness for Distracted Driving with interactive activities and games on the last day of school to students at Penta Career Center.
Click It or Ticket Kickoff | May
Promoting seat belt usage with giveaways, demonstrations, other safety messages, and guest speakers that highlight this initiative.
Wood County Fair | August
Promoting Distracted Driving Day with a driving simulator, demonstrations, giveaways, and guest speakers to highlight this important day.
Mock Crash | National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week | October
Simulated alcohol related crash in conjunction with local law enforcement, fire/EMS divisions, air ambulance, and a local funeral home.
- February: Super Bowl - Impaired Driving
- March: St. Patrick’s Day - Impaired Driving & Seat Belt Use
- April-September: Motorcycle Safety
- April-May: Prom - Impaired Driving, Seat Belt Use, & Distracted Driving
- May: Click It Or Ticket Kick Off Event
- May-June: Click It or Ticket Campaign
- July: 4th of July - Impaired Driving & Seat Belt Use
- August: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Kick Off Event
- August-September: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
- September: Homecoming - Distracted Driving, Impaired Driving & Seat Belt Use
- October: Halloween - Impaired Driving
- November: Thanksgiving - Seat Belt Usage
- December: Christmas/New Years - Impaired Driving & Seat Belt Use
Jun 3, 2021 10:00 AM June 2021 Press Release
Safe Communities announced today that there have been four fatal crashes in Wood County compared to five at this time last year.
May 28, 2021 9:00 AM Memorial Day 2021
Wood County Safe Communities is joining forces with law enforcement throughout North America to encourage citizens to focus on safety belt usage and crash reduction during the Operation CARE All-American Buckle Up.
May 1, 2021 9:00 AM May 2021 Press Release
Safe Communities announced today that there have been four fatal crashes in Wood County this year compared to two at this time last year.
Apr 1, 2020 7:45 AM April 2021 Press Release
Safe Communities announced today that there have been three fatal crashes in Wood County this year compared to two at this time last year.
Mar 12, 2021 12:30 PM St. Patrick's Day 2021
St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in America date back to the country’s founding. While this year’s celebration may look a little different in your hometown, however you celebrate, make sure you and your friends stay safe this St. Paddy’s Day