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  • October 2021 Press Release Oct 1, 2021 10:33 AM

  • June 2021 Press Release Jun 3, 2021 10:00 AM Safe Communities announced today that there have been four fatal crashes in Wood County compared to five at this time last year.

  • Memorial Day 2021 May 28, 2021 9:00 AM 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 2021 Press Release May 1, 2021 9:00 AM Safe Communities announced today that there have been four fatal crashes in Wood County this year compared to two at this time last year.

  • St. Patrick's Day 2021 Mar 12, 2021 12:30 PM 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

  • March 2021 Press Release Mar 1, 2021 8:45 AM Safe Communities announced today there has been one fatal crash in Wood County this year, compared to zero last year at this time.

  • Super Bowl LV Press Release Feb 5, 2021 1:31 PM 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.

  • 2020 Fatal Crash Recap Jan 27, 2021 3:31 PM Safe Communities provided a recap of Fatal Crashes in Wood County for calendar year 2020.

  • January 2021 Press Release Jan 5, 2021 12:00 AM 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.

  • Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over 2020 Dec 16, 2020 10:00 AM This holiday season, Safe Communities of Wood County is partnering with Local Law Enforcement to share the message about the dangers of impaired driving.

  • December 2020 Press Release Nov 30, 2020 4:00 PM Safe Communities announced today that there have been 11 fatal crashes to date, compared to the 11 at this time last year.

  • Thanksgiving 2020 Press Release Nov 23, 2020 2:06 PM The annual Click it or Ticket mobilization is being held over the Thanksgiving holiday this year from November 16-29.

  • November 2020 Press Release Nov 4, 2020 3:45 PM Safe Communities announced today that there have been 10 fatal crashes to date, compared to the 11 at this time last year.

  • September 2020 Press Release Sep 4, 2020 12:03 PM Safe Communities announced today that there have been 9 fatal crashes to date, compared to the 11 at this time last year.

  • August 2020 Press Release Aug 3, 2020 12:00 PM Safe Communities announced today that there have been 6 fatal crashes to date, compared to the 8 at this time last year.

  • July 4th, 2020 Press Release Jul 1, 2020 12:32 PM Americans love to celebrate the 4th of July with family, friends, food, and fireworks. But all too often the festivities turn tragic on the nation's roads. This American holiday is also one of the deadliest holidays of the year due to drunk-driving crashes.

  • July 2020 Press Release Jun 25, 2020 11:00 AM Safe Communities announced today that there have been 4 fatal crashes to date, compared to the 8 at this time last year.

  • May 2020 Press Release May 11, 2020 12:00 PM Safe Communities announced today that there have been two fatal crashes in Wood County this year compared to six at this time last year.

  • April 2020 Press Release Apr 2, 2020 10:30 AM Safe Communities announced today that there have been two fatal crashes in Wood County this year compared to three at this time last year.

  • April 2021 Press Release Apr 1, 2020 7:45 AM Safe Communities announced today that there have been three fatal crashes in Wood County this year compared to two at this time last year.

  • February 2020 Press Release Feb 5, 2020 3:13 PM Safe Communities announced today that there have been zero fatal crashes in Wood County this year compared to zero at this time last year.

  • Fourth Quarter Fatal Review Report Jan 22, 2020 5:00 PM Safe Communities announced today that they conducted the required Fourth Quarter Fatal Data Review of crashes in Wood County.

  • January 2020 Press Release Jan 3, 2020 11:00 AM Safe Communities of Wood County wants to remind you that driving drowsy can be as deadly as driving drunk.

  • Thanksgiving 2019 Nov 22, 2019 12:15 PM Safe Communities announced today that they conducted the required Fourth Quarter Fatal Data Review of crashes in Wood County. This Thanksgiving, Safe Communities wants to remind drivers to #BoycottBlackoutWednesday and #DitchDanksgiving.

  • Operation Big Bird Statistics Oct 30, 2019 1:45 PM Safe Communities announced their collaboration effort to bring awareness and promote safety of children in Wood County who ride school buses to and from school.

  • Halloween Driver Safety Oct 29, 2019 3:13 PM Safe Communities of Wood County announced today that the annual safe driving Halloween National Mobilization is October 31 to November 1, 2019.

  • Safe 6 Initiative Sep 13, 2019 12:19 PM The collaborative reminds the public to not drink and drive, and to wear their seatbelt.

  • September 2019 Press Release Sep 1, 2019 1:45 PM Safe Communities announced today that there have been 11 fatal crashes in Wood County this year compared to 10 at this time last year.

  • Second Quarter 2019 Fatal Review Jul 11, 2019 12:23 PM Wood County Safe Communities announced that the Fatal Data Review Committee met on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 to review 5 fatal crashes from the first quarter of 2019.

  • July 4th Traffic Safety Jul 1, 2019 3:15 PM This Independence Day, Safe Communities wants to remind drivers that Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving.

  • Car Fit Event Jun 27, 2019 3:13 PM Safe Communities is hosting a free clinic to help seniors find their ideal vehicle fit for maximum comfort and safety. Family members are encouraged to attend.

  • August 2021 Press Release

  • Click it or Ticket May 2022

  • Distraction Free Driving Pledge

  • Holiday Season 2021 Press Relesae

  • New Year's Press Release 2022

  • Prom Driving Safety April 2022

  • St. Patrick's Day 2022

  • Super Bowl 2022 Press Release

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Updated: 01/05/2021 02:53PM