Skip to main navigationSkip to News Headlines
Global Navigation
Office of The Attorney General
The State of New Jersey Office of The Attorney General (Dept. of Law & Public Safety) The State of New Jersey Services A to Z Services A to Z Departments/Agencies OAG Frequently Asked Questions
OAG Home
OAG Contact
Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control
Division of Consumer Affairs
Division of Criminal Justice
Division on Civil Rights
Division of Gaming Enforcement
Division of Highway Traffic Safety
Occupant Protection
Vehicle and Motorcycle Safety
Impaired and Distracted Driving
Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety
Police and Enforcement Resources
Division of Law
Juvenile Justice Commission
NJ Racing Commission
State Athletic Control Board
Division of NJ State Police
Victims of Crime Compensation Board
OPRA - Open Public Records Act
Child Safety Seats Seat Belt Safety Pedestrian Safety Bicycle Safety Alcohol Awareness Police Crash Investigation Training Automobile Safety
spacer spacer spacer
spacer spacer spacer spacer spacer spacer spacer spacer spacer spacer spacer
  Vehicle Safety   spacer Motorcycle Safety  
spacer spacer spacer spacer spacer
  Vehicle Safety     Motorcycle Safety  
spacer spacer spacer spacer
           
spacer spacer spacer spacer
spacer
spacer
 
Don't be a statistic – always practice safety first. In 2012...
spacer spacer
In 2012, there were 553 fatal crashes with 589 people killed in New Jersey.
spacer spacer
Of the 553 fatal crashes, 81 included motorcycles and 433 (49.5%) included passenger vehicles.
spacer spacer
Motorcycle fatalities decreased from 94 in 2011 to 78 in 2012.
spacer spacer
Out of the 78 fatal motorcycle crashes, 40+ was the most common age group of motorcycle drivers, accounting for 30 deaths. 21-30 was the second most common age group of motorcycle drivers, accounting for 23 deaths.
spacer spacer
The top contributing factor for motorcycle fatalities in 2012 was unsafe speed, followed by improper driving, and driver inattention, respectively.
spacer spacer
  more...
spacer spacer
spacer
     
OAG Home Division of Highway Traffic Safety Director's Biography and Message
Division of Highway Traffic Safety Director's Biography and Message
HTS Home HTS en Español
Contact HTS HTS News/Events
HTS FAQs HTS Library
About HTS Police Resources
Seat / Belt Laws Proposed Rules
HTS Grants HTS Services A-Z
Highlights
Fatalities on NJ Roads - Put the Brakes on Fatalities
Driving Under the Influence in New Jersey
Click It or Ticket - Seat Belts Save Lives!
Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety
Dial #77 on your cell phone to report agressive drivers
   
Contact Us | Privacy Notice | Legal Statement | Accessibility Statement
NJ Home Logo
Departmental: OAG Home | Contact OAG | About OAG | OAG News | OAG FAQs
Statewide: NJ Home | Services A to Z | Departments/Agencies | FAQs
Copyright © State of New Jersey
This page is maintained by OAG Communications. Comments/Questions: email or call 609-292-4925
OAG Home OAG Home more news...