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
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
Mar 1, 2021 8:45 AM March 2021 Press Release
Safe Communities announced today there has been one fatal crash in Wood County this year, compared to zero last year at this time.
Feb 5, 2021 1:31 PM Super Bowl LV Press Release
The National Football League’s Super Bowl LV is on Sunday, February 7, 2021, and it’s one of America’s favorite annual celebrations. Although the way we view sporting events has changed for now, we still want to make sure everyone is safe on Super Bowl Sunday.
Jan 27, 2021 3:31 PM 2020 Fatal Crash Recap
Safe Communities provided a recap of Fatal Crashes in Wood County for calendar year 2020.
Jan 5, 2021 12:00 AM January 2021 Press Release
Is your car ready for 2021? Are you prepared for a roadside emergency? According to AAA, 40% of Americans do not have an emergency car kit in their vehicle.
Dec 16, 2020 10:00 AM Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over 2020
This holiday season, Safe Communities of Wood County is partnering with Local Law Enforcement to share the message about the dangers of impaired driving.