Division of Highway Traffic Safety

You Have Places to Go. Don’t drive Distracted.

Take Control of Your Destiny.


Distracted Driving Impacts All Drivers.

Key Facts About Distracted Drivers
Driving fatalities in NJ were up 6% in 2020 (from 2019) despite there being fewer drivers on the road due to Covid-19.
22% of all distracted driving crashes in NJ are related to cell phone use.
5 seconds is the average time your eyes are off the road when texting.  Traveling at 55mph, that’s like driving the length of a football field while blindfolded.
49% of drivers under the age of 35 send or read text messages while driving.
Car crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teenagers.  Distraction is a factor in 58% of moderate to severe teen auto crashes.
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