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 Year End Impaired Driving crackdown “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” is scheduled for December 3, 2021-January 1, 2022.
The Distracted Driving crackdown “UDrive. UText. UPay.” is scheduled for April 1-30, 2022 and the seat belt enforcement mobilization “Click It or Ticket” is scheduled for May 23-June 5, 2022.

Recent News

Acting AG Bruck, Division of Highway Traffic Safety Kick Off “National Older Driver Safety Awareness Week” by Highlighting NJ’s Work to Enhance Safety Among the State’s Rapidly Growing Population of Drivers 65 and Older

For Immediate Release: December 6, 2021 Office of The Attorney General- Andrew J. Bruck, Acting Attorney GeneralDivision of Highway Traffic Safety- Eric Heitmann., DirectorFor Further Information: Media Inquiries-Lisa CoryellOAGpress@njoag.govTRENTON –Acting Attorney...

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Acting AG Bruck, Division of Highway Traffic Safety Remind Motorists to Stay Sober Behind the Wheel as NJ Prepares to Launch Year-End “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Traffic Safety Enforcement Campaign

Impaired Driving Crackdown Aimed at Promoting Safe Travels This Holiday SeasonFor Immediate Release: November 29, 2021 Office of The Attorney General- Andrew J. Bruck, Acting Attorney GeneralDivision of Highway Traffic Safety- Eric Heitmann., DirectorFor Further...

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Do you have a new driver in your house? Make sure to talk with them about how quickly winter driving conditions can change, and alert them to the dangers of black ice. For more teen driver tips: https://bit.ly/3rBhV2T

On winter roads, always allow ample stopping time, and accelerate slowly. Ice and snow change tire traction and can cause you to lose control of your vehicle!

Winter weather is expected to impact our state late tonight and into tomorrow. We want to remind everyone to stay safe and drive carefully!
💡 Learn how to stay safe before, during, & after winter storms & extreme cold by visiting: http://ready.nj.gov/plan-prepare/winter.shtml

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🌨️ A Winter Weather Congestion Alert has been issued for tomorrow morning’s commute based on the overnight forecast for freezing rain and snow.

⚠️ The storm may result in treacherous driving conditions.

Click here to learn more ➡️ http://bit.ly/3rApoPz

Buckling up is the easiest way to prevent serious injury or death in the event of a crash. Teens, buckle up every trip, and make sure all passengers are buckled, too. #BeAWinnerBehindTheWheel #BuckleUp

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