Regional and State Safety Plans, Organizations and Initiatives
- New Jersey Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) lays the foundation for safety programs and planning aimed at preventing crashes and the resulting injuries and fatalities at the state, county and local level.
- New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety (NJDHTS) develops, implements and/or funds statewide, county and municipal education, engineering and enforcement programs to ensure the Safe Passage of all roadway users and move toward zero fatalities.
- Eight Transportation Management Associations (TMAs) implement programs with business, commuters, county and local governments, and state agencies to reduce traffic crashes and congestion and improve air quality.
- New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJCOPA) and the New Jersey Police Traffic Officers Association (NJPTOA) includes representatives from state, county and municipal police and government agencies and private organizations.
- New Jersey Bicycle & Pedestrian Resource Center (BPRC) works to create a safer and more accessible walking and biking environment through research, education and best practice sharing.
- New Jersey Safe Routes to School program assists communities to identify issues, create partnerships and implement projects and programs that encourage safe walking and biking to and from school. New Jersey is also one of seven states participating in the Safe Routes to School National Partnership, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
- Transportation Safety Resource Center (TSRC) at Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT) provides technical assistance, training, data analysis, and traffic safety programs to state and local agencies.
- Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey (BIANJ) promotes the lifesaving value of helmets for bicyclists and motorcyclists, and addresses teen driver safety, the leading cause of brain injury for this age group.
- AAA Clubs of New Jersey provide educational and safety programs for motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, children, teens, and older adults.
- Safe Kids New Jersey State Coalition works to prevent unintentional childhood injury, the leading cause of death and disability for children ages 1 to 14.
- The Middlesex County Comprehensive Traffic Safety Website is a one-stop shop for all traffic and pedestrian safety measures and information within the County.