Blog/Press Coverage


Mission Not Accomplished: Progress in Teen driver safety needs to continue – National Teen Safe Driving Week, October 2016 (posted on the National Safety Council Safety-First blog)

Going Back to School on GDL – National Teen Safe Driving Week, October 2016 (posted on the Ford Driving Skills for Life website)

GDL is Critical Not Only for Teens, But Their Parents – Global Youth Traffic Safety Month, May 2015 (Also posted by NOYS & FAAR)

Press Coverage

7 Steps to Safer Driving With Continuing Driver’s Ed – May 2017 (Media Planet, Modern Wellness Guide)

Road Warrior: Watch Out!  These New Jersey Crosswalks are the Most Dangerous – April 2017

Advocacy Group Says as Traffic Deaths Rise, NJ Laws Fall Short – February 2017 (Star Ledger)

Road Warrior: Blue Lines Have Some Seeing RedJanuary 2017

Distracted Driving Leading Cause of NJ Crashes – January 2017 (Star Ledger, NJ Herald, Courier Post)

Are we driven to distraction? A recent increase in traffic deaths is tied to hands-free systems in cars, some say – November 2016 (Star Ledger)

Older Teen Drivers Involved In More Fatal Crashes Than Younger Ones; Deaths Spike 10%, Report Finds – October  2016 (Forbes)

New Jersey’s Graduated Driver License Law Saving Lives – October 2016 (NJTV, PBS)

Fatalities in teen crashes spike after steady decline, study finds – October 2016 (USA Today)

Car crashes remain leading cause of death for teens, but fatalities drop by almost half in a decade – October 2016 (The Washington Post)

Older Teen Drivers Remain High Risk for Crashes Despite Graduated Licensing Laws: Report – October 2016 (Insurance Journal)

National Study: Raise Junior Driver License Standards to Age 21 – October 2016 (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Older teens at higher risk when it comes to fatal crashes, new report says – October 2016 (Palm Beach Post)

Report: Drowsy driving is a sleeper threat in crashes – August 2016 (USA Today)

Sleeping at the Wheel Costs the U.S. a Shocking Amount of Lives and Money – August 2016 (Huffington Post)

Nearly 83.6 Million American Drivers Are Sleep Deprived – August 2016 (Forbes)

Drowsy Driving Causes 1 in 5 Fall Crashes – August 2016 (Health Day)

Drowsy Driving Factoring Into Traffic Deaths – August 2016 (The Hill)

Teen Drivers Playing With Apps a Bigger Problem Than Texting, Study Finds – August 2016 (New Jersey 101.5)

How Did the Pedestrian Cross the Road? – July 2016 (Slate)

Road Warrior: Pokemon Go gamers behind the wheel a monstrous distraction – July 2016

NJ counties with most fatal crashes so far this year – June 2016 (Star-Ledger)

Road Warrior: Epiphany leads to a road safety wake-up callMay 2016

Does NJ’s written driver’s lest leave out too much important information? – April 2016 (New Jersey 101.5)

Are you distracting your kid behind the wheel? – April 2016 (New Jersey 101.5)

Road Warrior: Parents set a bad example on distractions – April 2016

A 70 mph Speed Limit in NJ? Not So Fast, State Says – April 2016 (Star-Ledger)

Road Warrior: Bill requires teens to do 50 hours of supervised driving – March 2016

Teen Driver Decal Isn’t a Predator Magnet – March 2016 (Star-Ledger)

Pedestrian Safety: How Drivers and Walkers Save Lives– September 2015 (

New Research Finds Rise in Injuries Caused by Walking and Texting– August 2015 (Good Morning America)

Road Warrior: Share the Blame for Pedestrian Death Count August 2015

Road Warrior: Buckle up. Police are on a mission to find you – May 2015

Road Warrior: Sad warning about teens and distracted driving – Distracted Driving Awareness Month, April 2015

Ensuring Your Child’s Driver’s License Isn’t a License to Kill – April 2015 (Newsweek Blog)

Caucus NJ: On the Road to Improving Teen Driver Safety – March 2015 (PBS Video)

Road Warrior: Pedestrian safety must start from ground up – March 2015

Road Warrior: Cheap gas and teen crashes – January 2015

Road Warrior: Nearly 3,200 fewer teen crashes since NJ’s Kyleigh’s Law, study says – November 2014



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