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…

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…

Oct 18

National Teen Driver Safety Week


This week – and every week, parents should have conversations with their teens about the important rules they need to follow to stay safe behind the wheel of a motor vehicle. These rules address the greatest dangers for teen drivers: alcohol, inconsistent or no seat belt use, distracted and drowsy driving, speeding, and number of…

Oct 21

Paterson Street Smart Campaign Kick-Off


Paterson is kicking off its Street Smart NJ campaign to raise awareness about pedestrian safety. Street Smart NJ aims to reduce the number of pedestrian-vehicle crashes in New Jersey by combining public education and law enforcement efforts. WHAT: Press conference kicking off the Paterson Street Smart NJ pedestrian safety campaign, which aims to reduce pedestrian-vehicle…