OFF Duty ICE DEPUTY FIELD OFFICE DIRECTOR SAVES FAMILY FROM CAR WRECK
GOV. CHRISTIE TEACHES POLITICAL LESSON ON SELF-EXONERATION | NJ Watchdog

Gloucester Township Police Department Awarded The 2014 “U drive, U text, U pay" Grant


The Gloucester Township Police Department will be participating in the statewide Buckleuplogo2014 “U Drive, U Text, U Pay” Distracted Driving Enforcement Campaign. This campaign takes place between April 1st and April 21st, 2014. As part of the initiative, the department was awarded a $5,000.00 grant by New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety. The grant will be used to conduct high visibility patrols targeting motorist who engage in dangerous distracted driving behaviors such as talking on hand held cell phones and sending text messages while driving. 

This statewide campaign is part of a national effort to raise awareness to the dangers of distracted driving. April has also been designated as National Distracted Driver awareness month. In 2012, 3328 people were killed in distracted driving crashes. An estimated 421,000 people were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving a  distracted driver. 

For additional information on the dangers of distracted driving, visit NJ Division of Highway Traffic Safety website:   http://www.nj.gov/oag/hts/index.html

http://www.GloTwp.com/Police

Address/Location
Gloucester Township Police Department
1261 Chews Landing Road
Clementon, NJ 08021

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 856-228-4500

via local.nixle.com

Enhanced by Zemanta

Comments