JACKSON TOWNSHIP, NJ – The Jackson Township Police Department today said they will be conducting increased traffic details in an attempt to prevent motor vehicle crashes in June and July.
According to Sgt. Michael Friedman, in 2021, Jackson Township reported 1,531 motor vehicle crashes. Of those crashes, 2 were fatal.
“The need for driver education and enforcement is an ongoing due to increased traffic volume within the township. Officers will be deployed at various locations known to experience a high volume of motor vehicle crashes. Officers will be looking for violations including, but not limited to, primary collision factors involving speed, red-light violations, distracted driving, unbelted drivers, and right of way violations,” Sgt. Friedman said. “When violations are observed, violators will be cited and/or educated on the safety concerns associated with the violation.”