Information provided by the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee:
The Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) announced $1.6 million in funding for local counties to help deter drunken and drugged driving. The funding will enhance New York’s efforts to get impaired drivers off the state’s roadways, which has successfully lowered the number of crashes, fatalities and tickets issued.
Cortland County will receive $22,500 for its effort.
New York has seen success in reducing the number of drunk driving crashes, fatalities and arrests.
$22,500 each: Allegany, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Chemung, Chenango, Clinton, Columbia, Cortland, Delaware, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Genesee, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Livingston, Madison, Montgomery, Ontario, Orleans, Oswego, Otsego, Putnam, St. Lawrence, Schoharie, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Sullivan, Tioga, Tompkins, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Wyoming and Yates.