- Preliminary figures indicate that, in 2018, motor vehicle fatalities in New Jersey declined by nearly ten percent from the prior year. During the same period, HTS awarded 587 traffic safety grants across the state, accounting for approximately $17 million in new and carryover funding.
- HTS conducted four statewide enforcement mobilizations targeting the critical issues of seat belt use, driver distraction, and impaired driving. During the Click It or Ticket seat belt mobilization in May, participating law enforcement agencies in the state issued nearly 20,000 summonses in support of New Jersey’s Primary Seat Belt Law. The state’s seat belt usage rate now stands at 94.47%, the highest rate yet recorded.
- In March, HTS hosted the 2018 Regional Child Passenger Safety Conference which was attended by 650 child safety seat technicians.