– In honor of those who lost their lives
to impaired drivers, the Division of Highway
Traffic Safety will host New Jersey Remembers,
a commemoration, for the second consecutive
year in April.
Division is looking to expand the event
this year by inviting new families to honor
their loved ones. The event will be on April
24, at 11 a.m., at the War Memorial Building
the emotional remembrance last year, families
that lost loved ones to a drunk or drugged
driver participated in a processional, where
they were escorted by local police officers
and State Troopers. Representing the nearly
13,000 lives lost each year nationwide to
impaired driving, the families displayed
photos of their loved ones and lit candles
to commemorate their lives. As a reminder
of the continuing effort to eliminate drunk
and drugged driving, traffic officers from
around the state were also recognized for
their role in enforcing New Jersey’s
While Intoxicated (DWI) laws.
year’s event was attended by former
Attorney General Paula T. Dow, Division
of Highway Traffic Safety Acting Director
Gary Poedubicky and New Jersey State Police
Colonel Rick Fuentes.
interested in taking part in the ceremony
can register at www.nj.gov/oag/hts/nj_remembers.html.
For more information, contact Zach Hosseini
via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
or by phone at 609-984-2529.