Ohio Safe Communities (Traffic Safety Program) is a data-driven initiative to save lives and reduce injuries through collaboration among state, county and local partners. In FFY 2020 there are 48 countywide community-based programs. Each program has five primary goals:
- Increasing seat belt usage
- Increasing seat belt and impaired driving awareness
- Increasing motorcycle safety awareness
- Coalition building
- Fatal data review
The Ohio Safe Communities (Traffic Safety Program) is funded by federal grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation through the National Highway Safety Administration and Ohio Department of Public Safety/Ohio State Highway Patrol.