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Below are several social media posts that you can post directly to your Facebook or Twitter accounts to promote Street Smart NJ and pedestrian safety. The posts are grouped by topic.
 

To share these posts on Facebook, (1) Click on the Image to enlarge; the (2) Right click on a photo, click “Save Image As…” and save the photo to your desktop. You can then upload the photo to Facebook and paste in the corresponding caption. Some photos have multiple options for corresponding captions, so feel free to pick one that you like, or write your own.
 

To share these posts on Twitter, simply click the Twitter icon and the tweet will automatically pop up in a new window.

Visit the NJ Safe Passing Law Resource Center for additional social media posts related to New Jersey's safe passing law, which went into effect March 1, 2022.
 


 

Driver Posts

New Jersey’s new #SafePassingLaw requires motorists to move over 4 feet when safe, or slow down to 25 mph for pedestrians, bicyclists, wheelchair users and other vulnerable road users. #PassMeLikeYouKnowMe 

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NJ's new safe passing law requires drivers to provide at least 4 feet when passing vulnerable road users, like scooter riders and people walking. Learn more: BeStreetSmartNJ.org/SafePass4NJ #SafePass4NJ #SafeDriversSaveLives 

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Move over at least 4 feet (a full lane if available) when passing vulnerable road users – like people walking & biking. If that’s not possible, slow down and be prepared to stop. It's the law in NJ! #SafePass4NJ #PassMeLikeYouKnowMe

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Did you hear about NJ’s safe passing law? You must provide at least 4 feet, move over a lane, or slow down to 25 mph when passing a cyclist. Learn more: https://bestreetsmartnj.org/safe-passing #SafeDriversSaveLives

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Remember, police officers in [YOUR TOWN] are enforcing driver and pedestrian safety laws. Learn more about the campaign at BeStreetSmartNJ.org

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Motorists in New Jersey MUST stop for people in marked crosswalks. Failure to do so could result in 2 points and a $200 fine.

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Driver safety tip: Stop for people in marked crosswalks and yield when turning at intersections. It’s the law.

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Driver safety tip: When the light is red, a person crossing on a walk signal has the right of way. Stop and wait before turning, it’s the law.

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Driver safety tip: Slow down for safety. Travelling at a lower speed WILL save a life.

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More than half of pedestrian fatalities occur on local and county roads. Slow down for safety.

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Speeding, illegal turns and distracted driving put pedestrians at risk. We all have a responsibility to make our streets safer.

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All intersections are crosswalks. If the light is red, drivers MUST stop for pedestrians, even if the crosswalk is unmarked. Drive Smart.

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Driver safety tip: Look and stop for pedestrians and bicyclists when turning right on red.

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Driver safety tip: Create a safety zone. Allow four feet when passing bicyclists.

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Driver safety tip: Do not pass vehicles stopped at or adjacent to crosswalks and intersections. Look for pedestrians before proceeding.

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Driver safety tip: Do not block or park in crosswalks. They’re pedestrian safety zones.

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Driver safety tip: Be extra alert around buses and look out for pedestrians.

 

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Slow down for safety — especially around schools. If a person is struck by a car going 20 mph or slower, the odds of survival are good. Above 35 mph, the impact is likely to be fatal.

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Driver safety tip: Stop for pedestrians in marked crosswalks and yield when turning at intersections. It’s the law.

 

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Pedestrian safety is all of our responsibility. Play your part by stopping for pedestrians at an intersection. It’s the law.

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Driver safety tip: Stop for people in marked crosswalks and yield when turning at intersections. It’s the law. Learn more about our #pedestriansafety campaign at http://BeStreetSmartNJ.org

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Driver safety tip: Eliminate all distractions when driving. Your hands should be on the wheel and your focus should be on the road. #JustDrive #EndDD #HeadsUpPhonesDown

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General Posts

NJ’s pedestrian injury and fatality rate is nearly double the national average. Together, we can get to zero fatalities by walking smart and driving smart.

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On average, one pedestrian is killed every 2 days and 14 are injured daily on NJ’s roadways. Together, we can be the solution. Drive Smart. Walk Smart.

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Staying focused on the road , whether you’re driving or walking is critical. Keep your eyes and mind focused on the road so you arrive safely.

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Road safety tip: Nearly one third of roadway fatalities involve alcohol. Drive sober. Walk sober.

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Whether driving or walking, lives are on the line. By being more aware of our surroundings, we can get to zero pedestrian fatalities. Drive Smart. Walk Smart.

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Road safety tip: Eliminate all distractions when driving, walking or cycling.

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Distracted and inattentive driving and walking causes crashes in NJ. We all have a responsibility to make our streets safer.

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70,000 pedestrians were injured in crashes in the U.S. in 2015. Zero is the goal. Everyone has a responsibility to help us get there.

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Your choices affect the lives of those around you. Drive Smart, Walk Smart and Be Street Smart. Together, we can reach a goal of zero pedestrian fatalities in New Jersey.

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On average, a pedestrian is killed every two hours and injured every eight minutes in traffic crashes in the U.S. Drive Smart. Walk Smart.

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Road safety tip: Eliminate all distractions when driving, walking or cycling.

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5,977 pedestrians were killed in crashes in the U.S. in 2017, including 183 in NJ. Zero is the goal. Everyone has a responsibility to help get us there.

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Whether you’re driving, walking or biking – be street smart and save a life. Together we can reach NJ’s goal of zero pedestrian fatalities.

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Pedestrian Posts

Make eye contact with drivers when crossing busy streets and continue to watch for traffic as you cross.

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Pedestrian safety tip: Before crossing look left, right, then left again.

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Pedestrian safety tip: Watch out for drivers turning right on red when crossing the street.

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Pedestrian Safety Tip: Cross at intersections or in crosswalks whenever possible. Wait for the green light or walk sign at signalized intersections before stepping into the road.

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Pedestrian Safety Tip: Using marked crosswalks and crossing at intersections increases your visibility, making it easier for drivers to see you. By law, drivers must stop for people in crosswalks.

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Always hold your child’s hand and teach them to look left, right and then left again before crossing. Teaching safe behavior at a young age can save a life.

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Pedestrian safety tip: Only cross the street at crosswalks, corners, or intersections when all cars have stopped. Anywhere else, cars have the right of way.

 

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Do not cross the street while using an electronic device. Heads up, phones down.

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Pedestrians must obey traffic signals & use crosswalks at signalized intersections. Failure to observe the law carries a $54 fine.

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Pedestrian safety tip: Use sidewalks or walk facing traffic where there are no sidewalks.

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Pedestrian safety tip: Always cross at corners and intersections. Use marked crosswalks where available.

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Pedestrian Safety Tip: When there aren’t sidewalks, walk in the opposite direction of traffic so that you can see the vehicles approaching

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