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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Acting AG Platkin, Division of Highway Traffic Safety Kick Off Nat’l Distracted Driving Awareness Month by Announcing Distracted Driving Study Findings and Launching Initiatives to Combat Driver Inattention

Distracted Driving Awareness Campaign and Traffic Enforcement Crackdown Begin TodayFor Immediate Release: April 1, 2022 Office of The Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Acting Attorney GeneralDivision of Highway Traffic Safety- Eric Heitmann, DirectorFor Further...

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Let’s celebrate summer by remaining focused while driving, moving over or slowing down for vehicles with flashing lights on and pedestrians. And never drive impaired or distracted. #SafeDriversSaveLives

Slow down and move over for stopped emergency vehicles on the side of the road. Not only is it the LAW, but it’s a courtesy to our first responders and could save a life. #SlowDown #MoveOver

In NJ, remember that you MUST stop for people in marked crosswalks, or you could face a $200 fine and points on your license. #PedestrianSafety #BeachSafety

Too many New Jersey road workers are killed every year. They are making the roads safer for you, do the same for them – slow down in work zones! #WorkZoneSafetyAwareness #WorkZones #JerseyDrives

Wherever your plans take you, get there safely by being responsible in your car, on your bike or on your feet. #PedestrianSafety #BikeSafety #FourthofJuly#JerseyDrives#SafeRoadsNJ

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