The Atlantic County Office of Highway Safety works with municipal law enforcement agencies, schools and public service organizations to develop highway safety educational programs and coordinates the application for state grants that promote both driver and pedestrian awareness. Additionally, the Office of Highway Safety compiles motor vehicle crash statistics for Atlantic County.
The safety educational programs, for citizens and law enforcement trainers, consist of:
Watch For Deer When You’re Behind the Wheel
School Zone…Danger Zone Tip Sheet
School Zone…Danger Zone Tip Sheet - English
Graduated Drivers License Program
Every 10 minutes a teen crashes a motor vehicle in New Jersey and entirely too many of these teens tragically lose their lives. The Graduated License Program provides restrictions that reduce young driver exposure to crash risks including driving with other teens and driving at night.
Seven pedestrians were killed in 2010 in Atlantic County and more than 100 pedestrians are killed in New Jersey each year.
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Buckle Up Everyone, Every Ride