Wood County Safe Communities Coalition has announced that on Thursday, August 1, 2013 from Noon to 7:00 pm they will be hosting a Teen Texting Safety Day at the Wood County Fair.
Come visit us at the Fraternal Order of Police Building from Noon to 7:00 pm that day to learn about the dangers of Distracted Driving, and stop in any time during the fair to learn about other traffic safety concerns inWoodCounty.
Sponsored by the Bowling Green Police Department and Perrysburg Twp. Police Department, teens will be able to experience texting and driving via an online simulator to gauge their reaction times while being distracted. Ohio SADD will also be on hand to promote the “What Do You Consider Lethal” program, as well asWoodCountyEducationalServiceCenter’s “Mr. B. Cool”. AT&T, Verizon and Sprint will also be with us sharing their “Put Down The Phone and Make it Home” program, supporting aps and products. Other coalition partners will be on site to help promote the dangers of distracted driving. Games, incentives and prizes will be available!! Teens that complete the Distraction Survey will be entered for a grand prize drawing.