‘Click It or Ticket’ crackdown encourages drivers, passengers to wear seat belts

TRENTON, NJ — As New Jersey begins to reopen ahead of the busy summer travel season, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Division of Highway Traffic Safety announced the upcoming launch of a statewide seat belt enforcement campaign aimed at promoting safe travels on New Jersey roadways. Starting Monday, May 24, and running through […]

Annual initiative warns motorists against distracted driving

Annual initiative warns motorists against distracted driving

TRENTON, NJ — As distracted driving continues to claim more lives on New Jersey roadways than any other risky driving behavior, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and the Division of Highway Traffic Safety have announced the launch of a statewide public awareness campaign aimed at providing motorists with good reasons to give the road their undivided […]

Bloomfield police to enforce ‘UDrive. UText. UPay.’

Bloomfield police to enforce ‘UDrive. UText. UPay.’

BLOOMFIELD NJ — Law enforcement officers from the Bloomfield Police Department will be cracking down on distracted drivers during April as part of New Jersey’s “UDrive. UText. UPay.” enforcement campaign.  Beginning April 1 and running through the end of the month, the high-visibility law enforcement initiative will target motorists who engage in dangerous distracted driving […]

State celebrates milestone anniversaries of teen driver laws

TRENTON, NJ — As crashes involving teen drivers continue to trend downward in New Jersey, the Division of Highway Traffic Safety announced Sept. 1 a public awareness campaign to commemorate milestone anniversaries for the state’s nationally acclaimed teen driver laws.  This year marks the 10-year anniversary of Kyleigh’s Law, which requires teens to affix stickers […]

Drive safely on ‘Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day’ — and every day!

Drive safely on ‘Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day’ — and every day!

TRENTON, NJ — The Division of Highway Traffic Safety is calling on drivers, pedestrians, motorcyclists and bicyclists in New Jersey to join in a one-day national safety campaign on Thursday, Oct. 10, to raise awareness of the more than 35,000 lives lost each year in motor vehicle-related crashes nationwide. “Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day,” […]

Badlani Foundation urges stepped-up action

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Advocates in New Jersey are urging local leaders to step up their important work to reach Vision Zero — zero traffic deaths and severe injuries — in light of the recent release of a groundbreaking report setting a goal to eliminate traffic fatalities in the United States by 2050. The report, […]

WOPD calls for help to ‘put brakes on fatalities’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Police Department urges motorists throughout the township to join a daylong effort Monday, Oct. 10, designed to increase awareness about safe driving behaviors and to keep roadways fatality-free for one day. Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day is an initiative designed to unite the country in moving toward […]

South Orange to conduct impaired driving enforcement crackdown

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — New Jersey’s largest annual drunken driving crackdown will be here soon, according to an Aug. 15 release from the South Orange Police Department. Law enforcement officers from the South Orange Police Department will be participating in the 2016 Labor Day statewide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. Beginning Aug. 19 […]