Programs & Services

Portage County Safe Communities


Portage County Safe Communities focuses on seat belt usage, impaired driving, distracted driving, and motorcycle safety. In addition to the educational and enforcement components, the Fatal Review Board examines fatal crashes to identify trends in Portage County.

This year’s activities will include the annual What’s Holding You Back Kickoff, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, the None 4 Under 21 and Choices Beyond Event, and opportunities to promote traffic safety awareness to the general public as well as specific audiences.

PORTAGE COUNTY SAFE COMMUNITIES COALITION MEETS THE 1ST MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH (unless it falls on a holiday) AT 9:30 a.m. AT 705 OAKWOOD STREET, RAVENNA, OH.

Motorcycle Ohio Rider Training Offered in Portage County.
MOTORCYCLE OHIO REGISTRATION BEGINS:   JANUARY 30, 2015
REGISTRATION MUST BE DONE ONLINE at www.motorcycle.ohio.gov
Call 1-800-837-4337 for complete details.
TRAINING PERIOD: APRIL 1 – SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
CLASSROOM TRAINING IS HELD AT ROBINSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL ROOM # RMAB 150, 6847 N. CHESTNUT STREET, RAVENNA, OH 44266
Stopping Distance Simulator Online Reaction Time Test

 

Public Service Announcements

 
Holiday Season
 
 
4th of July
 

 

Safe Communities Video Gallery

Safe Communities Image Gallery

Safe Communities In The News

December 16, 2013 – Record Courier
Drive Sober Campaign Starts
May 23, 2013 – Record Courier
Safe Communities: Drive responsibly
May 14, 2013 – Record Courier
‘Click it or Ticket’ kicks off in Aurora
More News
January 2, 2013 – Record Courier
“Drive Sober” Campaign
December 13th, 2012 – Ohio State Highway Patrol
Ravenna Winter Driver Release
November 14th, 2012 – Record Courier
Zero-tolerance seat belt campaign begins in Portage
June 30th, 2012 – Record Courier
Group: Buzzed driving is drunk driving
June 8th, 2012 – Record Courier
Seat belt surveys slated in Portage county
May 16th, 2012 – Aurora Advocate
Seat belt crackdown kicks off
May 8th, 2012 – Record Courier
Panel reviews fatal traffic crashes
March 16th, 2012 – Record Courier
Businesses say ‘Drive Sober’ on St. Pat’s Day
January 29th, 2012 – Record Courier
Sign-up for motorcycle training class set Feb. 6
January 23rd, 2012 – Record Courier
Portage traffic fatalities rise to 17
November 18th, 2011 – Record Courier
Portage traffic fatality review board meets
October 12th, 2011 – Record Courier
Safe Communities gets $42,000 Ohio grant
September 8th, 2011 – Record Courier
Portage coalition will hold seat belt survey

Traffic Safety Links

Safe Communities

Ohio Traffic Safety Office
www.ohiohighwaysafetyoffice.ohio.gov/
Ohio Department of Public Safety
www.publicsafety.ohio.gov/
More Links
Ohio Department of Transportation
www.dot.state.oh.us
Motorcycle Ohio
www.motorcycleohio.gov

Local Police Departments and Coalition Member Links

Aurora Police Department
www.auroraoh.com/
Brimfield Police Department
www.brimfieldpolice.com
Emerald Transport
www.fcsohio.org
Garrettsville Police Department
www.garrettsville.org
Haasz Auto Mall
www.haaszautomall.net
Hiram College
www.hiram.edu
Hiram Police Department
www.hiramvillage.org
Kent Police Department
www.kentohio.org/dep/police.asp
Kent State University Police Department
www.kent.edu/police/index.cfm
Mantua Police Department
www.mantuavillage.com/
Portage County Coroner’s Office
www.co.portage.oh.us/coroner.htm
Portage County Health Department
www.co.portage.oh.us/healthdepartment.htm
Portage County Sheriff Office
www.co.portage.oh.us/sheriff.htm
Ravenna City Police Department
www.ci.ravenna.oh.us
Record Courier
www.recordpub.com
Robinson Memorial Hospital
www.robinsonmemorial.org
Rootstown Fire Department
www.rootstowntwp.com/fire
Streetsboro Police Department
www.cityofstreetsboro.com
Windham Police Department
www.windhamvillage.com/police.html

CONTACT

Lynette Blasiman
Portage County Safe Communities Director
705 Oakwood Street, Suite 115-B
Ravenna, Oh  44266
P: 330.297.7027  Ext. 354

HOURS

Monday – Thursday
7:30 am to 4:00 pm