Pursuant to Article 43 of the NYS Vehicle and Traffic Law, the Ontario County Traffic Safety Board was established by Local law No. 3 of 1971 and later amended by Local Law No. 6 of 1981. The Board must not have less than ten members interested in traffic safety and traffic problems appointed by the Board of Supervisors for three year terms. The Board is authorized to promote and encourage street and highway traffic safety, to formulate and coordinate efforts of local agencies, and to act as the Advisory Board for the STOP-DWI Program.
SAFEST ROADS IN NEW YORK STATE
MISSION: To further traffic safety in Ontario County by supporting the enforcement of laws, by collaborating with communities and stakeholders, and by developing creative initiatives toward the promotion of safe roadways.
Robert Green has been a member of the Ontario County Traffic Safety Board for over ten years. He was elected Chairman of the Board for the 2019 session. Chairman Green also serves as the Vice Chairman of the Ontario County Board of Supervisors and the Chairman of the Ontario County Public Safety Committee. Chairman Green's years of service within the Ontario County Sheriff's Office and his leadership in Ontario County are a great asset to the Traffic Safety Board!
October is Pedestrian Safety Month!
BOATING SAFETY CERTIFICATE
Ontario County is fortunate to have many different opportunities to enjoy boating. New York State Law requires an operator of any mechanically propelled vessel (boat) and/or personal watercraft (jet ski) to have a Boating Safety Certificate. Please see the information below for opportunities in Ontario County.