“Distracted driving is possibly the most serious safety issue on our roadways today" ~ Gary Poedubicky (Acting Director of the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety)

In a recent Patch article, the towns receiving funds to crack down on distracted drivers was released. The money comes from the new New Jersey Program “UDrive. UText. UPay” campaign.

According to the New Jersey Department of Traffic Safety …. Beginning April 1 and running through April 21, Police will target motorists who engage in dangerous distracted-driving behaviors, such as talking on hand-held cell phones and sending text messages while driving.

Below are the towns involved here in Ocean & Monmouth Counties.

HOW MANY DISTRACTED DRIVERS HAVE YOU SEEN THIS WEEK?

Ocean County

  • Barnegat PD $6,600.00
  • Bay Head PD $6,600.00
  • Berkeley PD $6,600.00
  • Harvey Cedars PD $6,600.00
  • Jackson PD $6,600.00
  • Long Beach PD $6,600.00
  • Manchester PD $6,600.00
  • Mantoloking PD $6,600.00
  • Ocean Gate PD $6,600.00
  • Point Pleasant Beach PD $6,600.00
  • Point Pleasant Boro PD $6,600.00
  • Seaside Heights PD $6,600.00
  • Ship Bottom PD $6,600.00
  • Stafford PD $6,600.00

Monmouth County

  • Allentown PD $6,600.00
  • Atlantic Highlands PD $6,600.00
  • Deal PD $6,600.00
  • Eatontown PD $6,600.00
  • Englishtown PD $6,600.00
  • Freehold PD $6,600.00
  • Freehold Twp PD $6,600.00
  • Highlands PD $6,600.00
  • Holmdel PD $6,600.00
  • Keansburg PD $6,600.00
  • Keyport PD $6,600.00
  • Marlboro PD $6,600.00
  • Middletown PD $6,600.00
  • Neptune PD $6,600.00
  • Ocean PD $6,600.00
  • Sea Bright PD $6,600.00
  • Sea Girt PD $6,600.00
  • Spring Lake Heights PD $6,600.00
  • Union Beach PD $6,600.00

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