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 By Don Smies    News    October 21, 2020

One Distraction Can Steal Your Reaction

Basically, "distracted driving" is a catch-all phrase for anything that diverts a driver's attention from safely operating the motor vehicle. Such distractions can include anything from eating and...

 
 By Don Smies    News    October 14, 2020

So Little Time, So Many Multi-Taskers

These days, people are bombarded with devices that can help accomplish more in less time. With people spending an average of about 75 minutes in their vehicles every day, unfortunately, other activities-from talking to the kids to eating dinner-...

 
 By Don Smies    News    October 7, 2020

Teal Pumpkin Project®

The Teal Pumpkin Project® is a worldwide movement to create a safer, happier Halloween for all kids. Putting a teal pumpkin on your doorstep means you have non-food treats available, such as glow sticks or small toys. This simple act promotes...

 
 By Don Smies    News    October 7, 2020

One Text Or Call Could Wreck It All

With ever increasing demands on our personal and professional time in today’s busy society, learning to juggle multiple tasks at once is something we all face daily. As a result, a new traffic safety epidemic has emerged on America’s roadways...

 
 By Don Smies    News    September 2, 2020

Back To School Safe Driving Tips For Teens

Earning a driver's license is an exciting time in any teen's life. Soon, you'll be thinking about graduation, college, and careers. We at the Richland County Health Department Injury Prevention and...

 

"Get Up To Speed On Motorcycles"

In order to reduce motorcycle crashes and save more lives, Richland County Injury Prevention/ DUI Task Force and Richland County Health Department is teaming up with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety...

 
 By Don Smies    News    July 15, 2020

Richland County Injury Prevention & DUI Task Force Warns Families About The Dangers Of Heatstroke

Outside of crashes, heatstroke is the number one vehicle-related killer of children in the United States. That’s why Richland County IP/DUI Task Force and Richland County Health Department is teaming up with the National Highway Traffic Safety...

 
 By Don Smies    News    July 1, 2020

Drive Sober This Independence Day, & Every Day

This Independence Day, the Richland County Injury Prevention & DUI Task Force, Richland County Health Department and NHTSA want to remind drivers that Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving. Unfortunately, the summertime merrymaking can create dangerous...

 
 By Don Smies    News    October 23, 2019

Participate in the Teal Pumpkin Project®

The Teal Pumpkin Project® is a worldwide movement to create a safer, happier Halloween for all kids. Putting a teal pumpkin on your doorstep means you have non-food treats available, such as glow sticks or small toys. This simple act promotes...

 
 By Don Smies    News    October 23, 2019

Don't Let Halloween Night End In A Nightmare

Ghouls and goblins galore, Halloween is a night of celebration for people of all ages. Whether young trick-or-treaters, or adult partygoers, Halloween is a time for friends and family to enjoy candy, costumes, and a night of make believe. Save the...

 
 By Don Smies    News    June 27, 2018

Firework Safety

Whether you like to light a sparkler or two or plan the most eye-catching display in your neighborhood, here are a few quick tips to keep in mind before you start the show. Always have adult supervision and wear eye protection when lighting...

 
 By Don Smies    News    May 2, 2018

Distracted Driving

Basically, "distracted driving" is a catch-all phrase for anything that diverts a driver's attention from safely operating the motor vehicle. Such distractions can include anything from eating and...

 
 By Don Smies    News    April 25, 2018

One Text Or Call Could Wreck It All

With ever increasing demands on our personal and professional time in today’s busy society, learning to juggle multiple tasks at once is something we all face daily. As a result, a new traffic safety epidemic has emerged on America’s roadways...

 
 By Don Smies    News    April 25, 2018

So Little Time, So Many Multi-Taskers

These days, people are bombarded with devices that can help accomplish more in less time. With people spending an average of about one hour and 15 minutes in their vehicles every day, unfortunately, other activities- from talking to the kids to eatin...

 
 By Don Smies    News    September 20, 2017

2017 Ride Token Program a Success

In our effort to confront and reduce buzzed and impaired driving, Richland County Injury Prevention & DUI Task Force was able to continue the Ride Token Program this summer. This year’s Richland County Fair and Rodeo Token Project ran from August 2...

 
 By don smies    News    December 28, 2016

Tis The Season For Free Holiday Ride Tokens

The Richland County DUI Task Force is continuing our effort to confront and reduce buzzed and impaired driving in our county. The Holiday Token Project runs from December 23, 2016 to January 2, 2017. The free ride tokens are provided to local...

 
 By Don Smies    News    December 21, 2016

Tis The Season For Free Holiday Ride Tokens

The Richland County DUI Task Force is continuing our effort to confront and reduce buzzed and impaired driving in our county. The Holiday Token Project runs from December 23, 2016 to January 2, 2017. The free ride tokens are provided to local...

 
 By Don Smies    News    December 14, 2016

Tis The Season For Free Holiday Ride Tokens

The Richland County DUI Task Force is continuing our effort to confront and reduce buzzed and impaired driving in our county. The Holiday Token Project runs from December 23, 2016 to January 2, 2017. The free ride tokens are provided to local...

 
 By Don Smies    News    December 7, 2016

Tis The Season For Free Holiday Ride Tokens

The Richland County DUI Task Force is continuing our effort to confront and reduce buzzed and impaired driving in our county. The Holiday Token Project runs from December 23, 2016 to January 2, 2017. The free ride tokens are provided to local...

 
 By Don Smies    News    February 17, 2016

Token Project A Success In Reducing DUI's Over The Holiday Season!

As a continuing effort of the Richland County DUI Task Force to confront and reduce deadly drinking and driving, Free Ride Tokens with Sidney Shuttle were given to all Law Enforcement in Richland County as well as a few establishments that provide...

 

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