The Ohio Traffic Safety Office (OTSO) awarded $36,234.50 in federal traffic safety funding to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office for federal fiscal year 2019.

 

The funds are through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to support the efforts of safety partners statewide and focus on traffic safety priority areas such as restraint use, impaired & distracted driving, motorcycle safety and youthful drivers.

 

Competitive grant proposals are accepted and reviewed by OTSO, with funds awarded to projects that will have the greatest impact on reducing fatal crashes or significantly improving traffic safety systems.