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 $15 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 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Federal Highway 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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Your life is worth more than social media likes. We're partnering with police agencies in NJ to alert the public about popular teenage bicycling habits. Bicyclists, don't swerve in traffic. Parents, talk to your kids about the dangers of swerving in traffic. Lives depend on it.

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Bike tricks are cool, but playing chicken with cars is dangerous and can be deadly. Parents: Talk to your kids about safe places to do tricks (off busy roads) and the dangers of swerving. #bmxlife #BeStreetSmartNJ

Thank you to everyone who submitted a question last month for the @NJTrafficSafety "Ask the Director" series! Today, Dir. Eric Heitmann will be answering the submitted question: "How does @NJTrafficSafety plan on keeping NJ's roadways safe during the busy summer travel season?"

Always hold your child’s hand and teach them to look left, right and then left again before crossing. Teaching safe behavior at a young age can save a life. #BeStreetSmartNJ

School’s out! Look out for more children walking, riding and playing near the street. Drivers should be extra cautious in neighborhoods, and parents should talk to their children about staying safe while outdoors.

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