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.
Acting AG Platkin Announces Launch of 2022 “Click It or Ticket” Seat Belt Enforcement Campaign in New Jersey
A Record 145 NJ Law Enforcement Agencies Statewide Receive HTS Grants to Participate in the Enforcement Crackdown Amid Alarming Uptick in Deaths on New Jersey RoadwaysFor Immediate Release: May 23, 2022 Office of The Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Acting...
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...
Acting AG Platkin, Division of Highway Traffic Safety Announce Launch of Statewide Multimedia Impaired Driving Safety Awareness Campaign
Launch Comes as NJ Sees Record High Number of Fatal Crashes and Traffic Deaths in 2021For Immediate Release: February 28, 2022 Office of The Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Acting Attorney GeneralDivision of Highway Traffic Safety- Eric Heitmann., Director For...