Jan 30

Fair Lawn Pedestrian Safety Campaign

Police Chief Glen Cauwels announced today that Fair Lawn will be conducting a Street Smart NJ pedesrtrian safety education campaign aimed at reducing pedestrian-motor vehicle crashes in New Jersey during the calendar year of 2020. Street Smart NJ is a collaborative effort between public, private and non-profit organizations. During the campaign, local police will be…

Apr 1

National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has named April National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Distracted driving has become a deadly epidemic on our roads. While drivers texting behind the wheel tops what seems like an endless list of distractions, other risky actions include adjusting the radio, applying makeup, drinking coffee, and talking on your…

Oct 1

Pedestrian Safety Awareness Month

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has designated October as Pedestrian Safety Month. Whether it be in a parking lot, crosswalk, or on a road, everyone is a pedestrian. In 2016, there were 5,987 pedestrians killed in traffic crashes in the United States (a 9 percent increase from 2015), which equates to a death every…