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Friday, July 24, 2020

Video: Be Street Smart This Summer

Even during the COVID-19 pandemic towns are working with us to improve pedestrian safety this summer and you can help. Check out our video to see how we can all make our streets safer.

Friday, July 17, 2020

Police Departments Across NJ Launch Summer Pedestrian Safety Campaigns

Police Departments along the Jersey Shore and throughout New Jersey are working to raise awareness about pedestrian safety this summer by partnering with Street Smart NJ. There’s always an increase in the number of people…

Monday, May 4, 2020

Bike Month: Cycling During the Pandemic

May is National Bike Month in the United States. With the ongoing Coronavirus epidemic, more people than ever before are getting on bikes. While our campaign focuses more on behaviors related to driving and walking,…

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Spring Forward With These Safety Tips

The first week of Daylight Saving Time can be dangerous because of the changes to sleeping patterns. With the additional daylight hours, expect to see more children and adults spending time outside, walking, cycling and jogging. With more people out and about, drivers need to be extra alert and watch for people walking and cycling.

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Reports: Fair Lawn Steps Up Pedestrian Safety Efforts

Fair Lawn launched a year-long pedestrian safety campaign this month. The Police Department and Borough officials announced the education and enforcement initiative would continue throughout 2020. “Over the last few years, Fair Lawn has been creating…

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Reports: Morristown Improves Pedestrian Safety

TransOptions Transportation Management Association and the Town of Morristown reported the findings of their 2019 pedestrian safety campaign. The analysis of the May 2019 campaign shows there was a 58 percent reduction in people crossing…

Monday, November 25, 2019

Millions hitting the roads for Thanksgiving

More than 55 million people nationwide are expected to be travelling more than 50 miles over Thanksgiving. With so many people on the roads it’s especially important to keep safety in mind.

Monday, November 18, 2019

World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

Yesterday marked the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. Commemorated on the third Sunday of November each year, the event remembers the millions of people killed and injured on the world’s roads. The day…

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Report: Montville Police Educating Drivers, Pedestrians

The Montville Police Department is the latest partner to join the Street Smart NJ pedestrian safety initiative.

Friday, November 8, 2019

New Jersey Road Fatalities Decreased in 2018

Overall roadway fatalities in New Jersey dropped by 9.5 percent and pedestrian fatalities dropped by 3.3 percent from 2017 to 2018, according to data recently released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). However…

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