HAMILTON – According to a AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety study released today, there is a strong association between the number and age of passengers present in-vehicle and the risk of a teen driver dying in a traffic crash.
TRENTON – Last week, Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill into law to protect good Samaritans who use an automated external defibrillator while attempting to save someone’s life from civil liability.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Assemblywoman Stender announced she is introducing legislation in the New Jersey General Assembly urging Congress to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).
STATE – Half of New Jersey residents believe that the Garden State is headed in the right direction, while 41 percent say it’s on the wrong track, according to the most recent Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™ statewide poll.
STATE – New federal identification requirements to get a New Jersey driver’s license did not go into effect today as planned because the American Civil Liberties Union is challenging them in court.
CARLSTADT – An enthusiastic crowd of car and motorcycle lovers not only got to see streets lined with their favorite vehicles Sunday but heard an important safety message from the NJ Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) about how cars and motorcycles need to safely “Share the Road” with each other.
STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have fallen 3.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.68 per gallon yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.77 per gallon, according to gasoline price website NewJerseyGasPrices.com.
DENVILLE— State Sen. Anthony R. Bucco today urged Governor Chris Christie and Senate President Stephen Sweeney to ensure that specific action is taken to eliminate charges for local emergency services as they negotiate legislation to place all such “user fees” under the two percent property tax levy cap.
STATE – Seven out of 10 New Jersey residents believe the Garden State is a good or excellent place to live, according to a new survey by Monmouth University Poll. This is a major improvement from last year’s poll, which showed a 30-year low of 57 percent.