Monday, March 7, 2022

Clocks Spring Ahead for Daylight Saving Time

Losing an hour of sleep may not seem like a big deal, but changes to sleeping patterns can be dangerous and even deadly. Drowsy driving contributed to an estimated 697 fatalities nationwide in 2019.

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

New Safe Passing Law in Effect March 1

Drivers must move over one lane if possible. On a single-lane road, drivers must allow a 4-foot safety zone when passing. If they cannot provide 4 feet of space, they must slow down to 25 mph and be prepared to stop until they can safely pass without endangering those sharing the road.

Friday, February 4, 2022

Be the Super Bowl LVI MVP: Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk

Whether you’re heading out to a restaurant or a Super Bowl party, if your night involves drinking alcohol, make sure you plan for a designated driver to drive you home safely at the night’s end.

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

2021 Deadliest Year for Pedestrians Since 1989

We’re just a few weeks into December and already 2021 has become the deadliest on record for pedestrians in New Jersey in more than 30 years.

Monday, December 6, 2021

Older Driver Safety Awareness Week 2021

Getting older doesn’t necessarily mean it’s time to hand over your car keys. But it is important to evaluate how you drive.

Monday, November 8, 2021

Crash Responder Safety Week – 2021

Today marks the start of Crash Responder Safety Week in New Jersey and across the country.

Drivers in New Jersey are required to move over or slow down for emergency responders on the side of the road — this includes police, fire, EMS, utility workers, transportation road crews and tow trucks.

Friday, October 29, 2021

Daylight Saving Time — 2021 Safety Tips

Clocks fall back an hour on Sunday morning, marking the end of Daylight Saving Time. While an hour might not seem like a long time, it can be enough to mess up your sleep pattern, which can lead to drowsy driving. The time change means it will also get dark earlier, requiring drivers to travel with extra care.

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Street Smart NJ Campaign Exceeds 200 Partners Statewide

This month Street Smart NJ reached a major milestone — exceeding 200 pedestrian safety campaign partners, including municipalities, counties and colleges across the state.

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day 2021

This year 487 people have been killed in crashes in New Jersey, including 141 pedestrians and 16 cyclists.  That’s eight more pedestrians and two more cyclists killed than during the same period last year, which was also an increase over 2019, according to New Jersey State Police.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

National Pedestrian Safety Month

Whether you drive, use mass transit, prefer to bike, walk or roll, there’s something you have in common — at some point everyone is a pedestrian.

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