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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…

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Pascack Press: Park Ridge Joins State Campaign on Pedestrian Safety

Park Ridge became the latest community to join the Street Smart NJ initiative, which now has more than 120 partner communities across the state. Park Ridge Mayor Keith Misciagna discussed the campaign during a visit…

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Cranford Announces November Pedestrian Safety Campaign

The Township of Cranford will kick off another month-long Street Smart NJ campaign in November to raise awareness of pedestrian safety ahead of daylight saving time ending, as the potential for pedestrian-involved crashes increases and…

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Pompton Lakes Announces Pedestrian Safety Campaign

The Borough of Pompton Lakes launched a Street Smart NJ campaign this week that will run through the month of October. Street Smart NJ is a statewide public awareness campaign that combines educational outreach and…

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