Division of Highway Traffic Safety

Division of Highway Traffic Safety

Division of Highway Traffic Safety

The Division of Highway Traffic Safety (HTS) works to prevent motor vehicle-related crashes and the resulting property damage, injuries, and fatalities on New Jersey’s roadways. HTS is responsible for administering the State & Community Highway Safety Program, which annually distributes approximately $20 million in federal funding to develop and implement a statewide highway safety plan. The Director of HTS also serves as the Governor’s representative to the Governor’s Highway Safety Association and The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Upcoming Events

The Impaired Driving crackdown “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” is scheduled for August 28-September 7, 2021.
The Distracted Driving crackdown “UDrive. UText. UPay.” is scheduled for April 5-12, 2021 and the
seat belt enforcement mobilization “Click It or Ticket” is scheduled for May 17-June 6, 2021.

Recent News

AG Grewal, Division of Highway Traffic Safety Kick Off Nat’l Distracted Driving Awareness Month with Launch of Ad Campaign Urging Drivers to ‘Take Control Of Your Destiny’ by Making Safe Choices Behind the Wheel

Colorful Ads Remind Motorists “You Have Places to Go. Don’t Drive Distracted.”For Immediate Release: April 1, 2021 Office of The Attorney General- Gurbir S. Grewal, Attorney General Division of Highway Traffic Safety- Eric Heitmann., DirectorFor Further Information:...

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Car seats, booster seats, and seat belts — when used properly — save lives and offer the best protection for children in crashes. The @NJSP offer FREE car seat safety checks across the state. To find a location near you: https://bit.ly/3l0M8GU

The @NewarkNJPD and @myezride are kicking off a Street Smart NJ #pedestriansafety campaign on Monday! Details: https://l8r.it/EDV5 #BeStreetSmartNJ

August 1-7 is #StopOnRed week! Remember to stay vigilant and focused when entering an intersection or roadway containing a traffic light and never run a red light. #StopOnRed2021 #ZeroBeginsWithYou

No matter what your life goal is, be sure to achieve it by taking control of your destiny and never driving distracted. Learn more at: http://www.NJSafeRoads.com/Destiny #JustDrive

Children come in all shapes and sizes. That’s why its important to find a car seat that fits them just right. Learn more about finding #TheRightSeat at http://NHTSA.gov/carseat

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