Drive safely! NJ teaming with other states to reduce fatalities on I-95

New Jersey state troopers will be ramping up patrols along I-95 on Saturday, May 17th in an effort to reduce fatalities and accidents.

The N.J. troopers will join forces with those from 14 other states to patrol the 1,920 miles of Interstate 95. They will focus on enforcing all kinds of road rules including those related to speeding, aggressive driving, cellphone use, seatbelt use and driving while under the influence (DWI).

The campaign known as "Drive to Save Lives on I-95" is part of a nationwide "Drive to Save Lives Campaign" initiated by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) to reduce highway fatalities by 15% this year.

Highway fatalities rank as one of the top 12 causes of death in the United States and is the leading cause of death among teens. More than 33,000 traffic-related fatalities occur on the nation's roadways each year.

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