In 2009, Delaware County motor vehicle crashes claimed the lives of 19 individuals ranging from 2 to 79 years old. Each one of these fatal crashes was preventable.
The Delaware General Health District is the lead agency in the Safe Communities/Safe Kids Coalition which works to prevent fatal crashes like these and save lives.
The Delaware General Health District, with funding from the Ohio Department of Public Safety and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, provides education programs and resources on a variety of topics.
Other activities include
- Click It Or Ticket Seat Belt Safety Campaign
- Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign
- County Seat Belt Usage Surveys
- Teen Driver Safety programs