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.

Friday, March 5, 2021

Preventing Traumatic Brain Injuries

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of traumatic brain injuries in New Jersey and nationwide. Street Smart NJ partners with the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey and other…

Monday, December 14, 2020

Keep Safety in Mind this Winter

Winter weather poses risks for everyone, whether you’re driving, walking or cycling. Icy streets and sidewalks, blinding snow and fewer daylight hours mean everyone has to be extra cautious — especially drivers.

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Remembering Traffic Victims

On Sunday we will remember the millions of lives lost and affected by injuries on the world’s roads. Each year the third Sunday in November is designated the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic…

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Don’t Let Daylight Saving Time Ending Lead to Drowsy Driving

Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday. Losing an hour of sleep can make people feel drowsier that usual. It also means that it will be getting dark earlier, requiring drivers to exercise extra care. Drowsy driving…

Friday, October 23, 2020

Tips for a Safe and Happy Halloween – 2020

The costumes should be the only thing scary about Halloween. Making streets safer — and saving a life — is as simple as avoiding distractions and slowing down. While this Halloween may be a bit…

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

20th Anniversary of Put the Brakes on Fatalities

Saturday, October 10, marks the 20th annual Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day. Help us achieve zero deaths by being safe when travelling.

Monday, October 5, 2020

October is National Pedestrian Safety Month

Making New Jersey's roads safer for people walking is a priority year-round, but it's particularly important in October. This year, for the first time the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has designated October National Pedestrian Safety Month.

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.

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