LIMA — The Allen County Sheriff’s Office has been awarded more than $50,000 in federal traffic safety funding for fiscal year 2019. Sheriff Matt Treglia said the funding will be used to to focus on traffic-related fatal crashes, alcohol related crashes and safety belt enforcement on the major highways and local roadways in Allen County.
The $51,958.80 grant from the Ohio Department of Traffic Safety’s Office is intended to support the efforts of safety partners statewide and focus on traffic safety priority areas such restraint use, impaired driving, motorcycle safety and youthful drivers.
“Partnerships are critical to the long-term success of any safety effort and we are committed to working with law enforcement and other local and state safety partners to address traffic safety concerns in Allen County,” said Treglia. “These funds will help ensure that we can dedicate time and personnel to these efforts.”