Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Governors Highway Safety Association: Street Smart NJ ‘Sparking Positive Change’

The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) has included Street Smart NJ among a list of state efforts improving pedestrian safety. The news release was issued today, ahead of National Pedestrian Safety Month, which begins on…

Friday, August 27, 2021

Help Make Streets Safer for NJ Students

With students across New Jersey heading back to school, it’s extra important to keep safety in mind when travelling. Drivers should never pass a school bus with its stop sign extended and red lights flashing. Not only would doing so put students at risk, it’s also against the law.

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Newark Department of Public Safety Kicks-Off Year-Long Pedestrian and Bike Safety Campaign

Newark Public Safety Director Brian A. O’Hara announce the launch of a year-long pedestrian and bike safety education campaign in partnership with Street Smart NJ, which operates under the auspices of the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority to raise awareness of pedestrian and motorist laws and to change the behaviors that lead to pedestrian and cyclist crashes and fatalities.

Friday, June 18, 2021

Shore Communities Promoting Pedestrian Safety

Police departments along the Jersey Shore are reminding drivers, pedestrians and cyclists to keep safety in mind when travelling. The warmer weather and longer days mean more people are out walking and biking. Millions of…

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Street Smart NJ Coordinator Receives Award

Today the Bergen County Traffic Officers Association honored Street Smart NJ Coordinator Will Yarzab with the St. Mauro Award, the highest honor it bestows on a civilian.

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Bike Month 2021

Whether you own a motorcycle or prefer to pedal your way around, May is for you! It’s both National Bike Month and National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Garwood Launches Pedestrian Safety Campaign

Garwood kicked off a month-long Street Smart NJ pedestrian safety campaign today. The, which aims to change unsafe behavior and reduce pedestrian-motor vehicle crashes, will focus on the intersection of South Avenue and Center Street….

Thursday, April 1, 2021

New Jersey Launches New Distracted Driving Awareness Campaign

New Jersey launched a new campaign to combat distracted driving, the leading cause of fatal crashes in the state.

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Ditch the Distractions

Distracted driving is the leading cause of fatal crashes in New Jersey. Driver inattention was a contributing factor in at least 28 percent of all fatal crashes, according to the State Police. Nationwide it claimed…

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Clocks Spring Ahead for Daylight Saving Time this Weekend

Losing an hour of sleep may not seem like a big deal, but changes to sleeping patterns can be dangerous. Drowsy driving contributed to an estimated 91,000 crashes and 795 fatalities in 2017. You can help prevent drowsy driving-related crashes by following these safety tips.

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